István Hegedűs participated as a Fidesz expert at the seminar „Liberalism vs. Populism: How can liberals win? Down the Rabbit Hole: Populist Case Studies” at the seat of the Theodor-Heuss-Akademie in Gummersbach on 25-26 January 2024.

István Hegedűs was interviewed in Suomen Kuvalehti on 20 December 2023 about Viktor Orbán's behaviour at the meeting of the European Council. 

István Hegedűs was quoted in Le Soir on 13 December 2023 about the politics of the Hungarian Prime Minister in the European Union. 

István Hegedűs was quoted in the Bulgarian newspaper Kapital about the European party political plans of Viktor Orbán on 24 November 2023.

INVITATION to the workshop "Dilemmas of Democratic Dialogue" organised by the Hungarian Europe Society under the auspices of DIACOMET project

Date: 10 April 2024, Wednesday 9:00 AM. – 12:30 PM.

Venue: ibis Styles Budapest Center (Budapest, Rákóczi út 58., H-1074)

RSVP by 5 April 2024

Program

Fake news, disinformation and conspiracy theories in the Hungarian public sphere
in-person and on-line workshop organised by the Hungarian Europe Society under the auspices of DIACOMET project

Date: 21 February 2024, Wednesday 6:00 – 8:30 PM
Venue: Hungarian Europe Society, H-1052 Budapest, Gerlóczy utca 11.

Program

"New EU Ideas and Legislation to Strengthen Media Freedom" was the title of the workshop organised by the Hungarian Europe Society under the auspices of DIACOMET project at its seat in Budapest on 28 November 2023.

New EU ideas and legislation to strengthen media freedom
EMFA, DSA, DMA: what do the acronyms mean?

– workshop organised by the Hungarian Europe Society under the auspices of DIACOMET project –

Date: 28 November 2023, Tuesday 6:00 – 8:30 PM
Venue: Hungarian Europe Society, H-1052 Budapest, Gerlóczy utca 11.

PROGRAM 

The Hungarian Europe Society, as a member of Civilizáció NGO community, signed a protest against the so-called sovereignty protection bill introduced by the Hungarian government in November 2023. A broader campaign was also started to collect supportive signatures from citizens on 1 December.

In February 2022 HES signed the joint declaraion of Civilizáció to object that the Hungarian authorities' continuously pestering the Oltalom Karitatív Egyesület and the Magyarországi Evangéliumi Testvérközösség (MET). The signatory organisations stand for Oltalom and the religious community of MET and refuse the government's long-lasting offensive against them.

HES signed a joint letter of Civilizáció in February 2022 to express its respect and appreciation to the civil disobedience of Hungarian school teachers. The signatory organisations support the teachers' claims and acknowlede: strike is a fundamental right!

 

The Hungarian Europe Society signed a letter to the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe issued by 20 civil groups on 13 January 2022 urging for a stricter observation of the fairness of the Hungarian parliamentary elections.