István Hegedűs made an online presentation entitled "Never Say Never – The Break-up Between Fidesz and the European People’s Party and Its Impact on the European Party System" at the conference entitled "Current Populism in Europe: What Has Changed Since the Start of the Pandemic?" organised by the Charles University in Prague, the Heinrich Böll Stiftung and the Goethe Institute on 19 May 2021.
István Hegedűs gave an interview to Eero Yrjö-Koskinen, Director of Finnish Institute in Budapest in the podcast series of FinnAgora about the relationship between Hungary and the European Union on 5 May 2021.
István Hegedűs gave an interview in Klubrádió on 20 April 2021 about the decision of Fidesz to join the European Conservatives Group & Democratic Alliance in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
István Hegedűs participated at the urgent online meeting of the Liberal South East European Network (LIBSEEN) on 15 April 2021. The liberal organisations of the region condemned the dangerous, war-provoking proposals of the "non-paper" that was leaked in Slovenia.
István Hegedűs participated in a discussion about the political dilemmas in the epoch of the regime-change on 25 March 2021.
István Hegedűs gave a presentation entitled "Fidesz is leaving EPP. What does this signify?" at the press meeting of the Hungarian International Press Association on Skype on 4 March 2021.
On 18 December 2020 István Hegedűs gave an interview to the Eurozóna program of Klubrádió on the achievements of the EU summit, especially about the agreement on the rule of law conditionality mechanism.
István Hegedűs gave a presentation on Zoom to the students of the ELTE Faculty of Education and Psychology: University of the Third Age entitled "Our Place in the European Union" on 9 December 2020.
István Hegedűs talked about the option in Klubrádió on 9 December 2020, whether the Hungarian and the Polish governments would step back from their threat of using veto at the meeting of the European Council following the negotiations on the rule of law conditionality mechanism.
István Hegedűs was interviewed in Klubrádió on 3 December 2020 about the scandal of the Hungarian Member of the European Parliament.