Egy csekk és az integráció

People and institutions were selected for the „EurActiv Awards for Debating Europe Nationally” at the end of September 2009 in Brussels. One of the three Hungarian winners was HES chairman István Hegedűs.
István Hegedűs took part in the panel discussion on the conference entitled In the Wake of the Hungarian National Interest - the Relationship between the National, the Regional and the European Interest organised by the Hungarian Institute of International Affairs on 27 November 2009.
István Hegedűs’s interview entitled  was published on on 2 November 2011.
István Hegedűs was quoted in an article dealing with the Hungarian Prime Minister in The New Yorker on 7 January 2019.
István Hegedűs was quoted in the Finnish magazine Suomen Kuvalehti on 12 July 2019 about the Hungarian political situation.