New Report: Outlook for Hungary for 2020

Download the full report, by Cevro Institute Partner Eszter Nova, here!


Hungarian politics in 2020 will be different from 2019 in a number of ways. After years of paralysis and disarray of the Hungarian non-Fidesz opposition, they are back in the political game after a surprise non-defeat at the municipal elections in October 2019.  Continue reading

A Historic Chance to Dispose of the Orbán’s Regime: Interview with Zoltán Kész

Budapest by night
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Zoltán Kész was voted as an independent MP in Veszprém in early 2015. Prime Minister Viktor Orbán lost with this election his two-third majority. Kész’ objective now, is to unify the Hungarian opposition parties before the elections in Spring 2018.

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Upcoming event: Goulash and a Book – “‘Hello, Dictator!’ – Hungary under Viktor Orbán”

Handshake between Viktor Orbán, on the left, and Jean-Claude Juncker
Handshake between Viktor Orbán, on the left, and Jean-Claude Juncker © European Union , 2015 / Source: EC – Audiovisual Service / Photo: Jennifer Jacquemart

Wednesday, 20 April 2016
Time: 19.00 – 21.00

Venue: Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit, 71 Avenue de Cortenbergh, 1000 Brussels

 About the event:
Hungary is at odds with European democratic values, yet the EU has so far been unable to take action against the Hungarian      government. Meanwhile Hungarian Prime Minister Orbán is making life increasingly difficult for civil society and the media while at the same time pocketing Forint by Forint and undermining democracy and the rule of law. Continue reading