István Hegedűs gave an interview to Klubrádió about the joint declaration of Eurosceptic, populist parties on 5 July 2021.

István Hegedűs was interviewed by the Spanish newspaper El Independiente about the European reactions to the new Hungarian homophobe law on 27 June 2021. 

István Hegedűs gave an interview to KlikkTV about the debates on the future of the European Union on 21 June 2021.

István Hegedűs gave an online presentation at the annual meeting of the Hungarian Political Science Association entitled "Never say never! The Break-up between Fidesz and the European People's Party and its Impact on the European Party System" on 3 June 2021. 

 

A green future amidst competing interests

Uncertain Times: The Future of Trans-Atlantic Relations from the Perspective of NGOs and Think Tanks in Central Europe and Hungary
- online webinar series organised by the Hungarian Europe Society -
Eighth Debate
Energy and climate policy: A green future amidst competing interests

Date: 5 July 2021, Monday 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (CET)

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Uncertain Times: The Future of Trans-Atlantic Relations from the Perspective of NGOs and Think Tanks in Central Europe and Hungary
- online webinar series organised by the Hungarian Europe Society -
Seventh Debate
The challenges of digitalisation and economic competitiveness

Date: 14 June 2021, Monday 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (CET)

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On 26 May 2021 the Hungarian Europe Society held an online discussion focusing on the Western Balkans. First, Hana Semanić, former research fellow at the Central European University, Center for European Neighborhood Studies spoke about „Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Path to the EU: State of Affairs and Key Issues”, followed by Beáta Huszka, member of HES, Marie Curie fellow at ELIAMEP in Athens, visiting researcher of ECFR, assistant professor at ELTE talking about „Political Upheavals in the Western Balkans during the Covid Crisis”.

Uncertain Times: The Future of Trans-Atlantic Relations from the Perspective of NGOs and Think Tanks in Central Europe and Hungary
- online webinar series organised by the Hungarian Europe Society -
Sixth Debate
Security policy challenges in the 21st century: The role of big power politics in Central Europe

Date: 7 June 2021, Monday 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (CET)

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In April 2021 HES signed the joint declaraion of Civilizáció about the importance of the withdrawal of the LeX NGO and about concerns over the following new draft law.

 

On 14 April 2021 the Hungarian Europe Society joined the protest of numerous NGOs urging the Egyptian authorities to release Ahmen Samir Santawy. The researcher and master’s student of anthropology at the Central European University has been arbitrarily detained on fictitious charges since 1 February 2021. 

In an open letter dated on 9 February 2021, Civilizáció Coalition requested Szabolcs Ágostházy, Minister of State for EU Development Projects at the Ministry for Innovation and Technology in Hungary, to provide a consultation opportunity for NGOs and professional communities regarding the access and use of EU funds.