István Hegedűs participated at the policy forum entitled "Migration Crisis as a Challenge for Democracy" at the University of Warsaw on 14 November 2017. Hegedűs pointed out that the Hungarian public media continuously broadcast anti-refugee campaigns based on fearmongering.
The Refugee Crisis and the Reaction of the Visegrad Countries. Budapest, 30 May 2016, Workshop. Organised by the Hungarian Europe Society and supported by the CEU Center for European Neighborhood Studies and the Friedrich Naumann Stiftung für die Freiheit
István Hegedűs participated at the worskhop "Fragility and Resilience of Democracies in Europe. Where now for Citizenship Education and Civil Societies“ organised by NECE (Networking European Citizenship Education) in Gdansk on 12-13 November 2017.