2016. 03. 16.
2016. 03. 16.
2016. 01. 27.
The attacks against women that took place on New Year’s Eve at the Cologne Central Station – and, as it turned out, also in other cities around Europe – sent a shock through Europe in more than one way. Mass sexual harassment, arrogant migrant perpetrators, an arrogant mayor blaming the victims, a (self?) censoring media. These are symptoms of Europe failing because it refuses to face reality. Fixing Europe starts with dropping taboos. [Blog post]
2016. 01. 15.
On Sunday, for the first time in history, a Hungarian production was named best foreign film at the Golden Globe Awards. Son of Saul also took the Grand Prix at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and is on the short list for the 88th Academy Awards. [Blog post by Andrea Bocskor]
2015. 11. 26.
After such a tragedy, the first words are often about shock and sorrow for the victims. Inevitably, what soon follows is a discussion about what should be done to prevent it from happening again. [Blog post by András Gyürk]
2015. 11. 24.
Despite reports to the contrary, we do indeed have a sense of solidarity here among the Member States on the EU’s southeastern frontier. As they say, in hard times you recognize who your friends are—those who try to help. [Blog post by András Gyürk]
2015. 11. 19.
2015. 11. 12.
There is only one way out of this crisis: increasing the birth rate while also recognizing and aiding families who are raising children. This is the only way we can preserve Europe’s role in the world. [Blog post by Ildikó Gáll-Pelcz]
2015. 10. 14.
At the end of September, the summit meeting of the European Council set a new agenda for Europe to find a more effective way to manage the migration crisis. The new agenda – as we wrote just after the summit – is much more about what Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has been proposing since the beginning of the year: a set of measures that would allow Europe to get back on top of what is today an uncontrolled and unregulated migration flow.
2015. 10. 12.
According to Pasquale Diana, head of CEEMEA Economics at Morgan Stanley, the Hungarian economy looks quite promising. While credit rating agencies have been overly cautious about upgrading the country’s rating, foreign markets already consider Hungary an attractive place for investment. [blog post]