On 9 January 2019 Volkmar Wenzel, ambassador of the German Federal Republic in Hungary made a presentation to members of the Hungarian Europe Society.
Members of the Hungarian Europe Society gave lectures at the annual final meeting of the organisation on 29 December 2018.
Openly questioning liberal democracy and openly abusing political power for serving corruption are equally dangerous for democracy, stability and Europe’s future. This was the conclusion of the discussion entitled "The future of the EU: Central and Eastern European Perspectives"
The Hungarian Europe Society and the German Marshall Fund of the United States organised the final event of the V4Europe project entitled "Turning the tide of populist authoritarianism. Mobilising a pro-European agenda in Central Europe" on 16 October 2018 at the Residence Palace in Brussels. The speakers were István Hegedűs and Zsuzsanna Szelényi as well as Benedek Jávor, Member of the European Parliament. The debate was moderated by Rosa Balfour, Senior fellow, Europe Program, GMF.
Fruzsina Albert, sociologist, Semmelweis University, made a presentation to members of the Hungarian Europe Society in Brussels on 4 October 2018.
Pro-European vision for the European Union from the perspective of the Visegrad countries: The summary discussion paper of the V4Europe project has been published in July, edited by István Hegedűs, András Radnóti, Zsuzsanna Szelényi, Zsuzsanna Végh and Erik Uszkiewicz.
The international workshop "From Populist, Illiberal Political Narratives to Conspiracy Theories and Fake News in the Visegrád Region and Beyond" organised by the Hungarian Europe Society and supported by the Friedrich Naumann Stiftung für die Freiheit was held on 7 June 2018 at the conference room of the National Association of Hungarian Journalists (Vörösmarty utca 47/A, H-1064 Budapest).
The research group of the Hungarian Europe Society presented its third report entitled "What Does the PERC Indicator Show?" about the attitudes of the Hungarian political parties towards the European Union on 28 March 2018 at the Center for Independent Journalism. Members of the team were Fanni Bársony, Emma Gothár, István Hegedűs, Györgyi Kocsis, Kata Nagy, Zsuzsanna Németh, Monika Pál, András Schweitzer, Zselyke Tófalvi, Erik uszkiewicz and Zsuzsanna Végh.
Tamás Molnár, member of the Hungarian Europe Society, researcher at the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights in Vienna, made a presentation entitled "After the European refugee crisis - still in the same operational mode?" at the Brussels seat of HES on 1 February 2018.
Summary about the problems of the media system
The online booklet was published in the framework of the EUbyCitizens project managed by Maison de l'Europe in Paris at the end of 2017. The historic overview and assessment is the outcome of the two years long joint efforts of ten European civil organisations, including the Hungarian Europe Society.
The Hungarian Europe Society organised an international workshop entitled "V4Europe - Pieces of Populism in Europe and How To Overcome the Challange" on 8 June 2017 at the co-working space Kaptár in co-operation with the Institute of European Democrats (IED) and with the support of the German Marshall Fund of the United States.