Eastern Partners

Eastern Partners

Attila Melegh represented the HES at the recent Visa-Free Europe Coalition meeting in Warsaw on 2 July, which attracted 32 experts and activists from numerous countries.  Iurie Bodrug, Ambassador of Moldova to Poland spoke about the efforts of the country to achieve the visa-free status.

The strategy discussed in Warsaw targets the reluctant EU Member States. On the one hand, countries aspiring to the visa-free status could organise a roadshow. On the other hand, coalition member organisations could launch an information campaign in the Member States with particular attention to the media.
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The website of the coalition is http://visa-free-europe.eu/ 

On 15 September 2011 the Coalition for the European Continent Undivided by Visa Barriers, in which the Hungarian Europe Society is a member organisation, called upon the leaders of the European Union and the Eastern Partnership (EaP) states gathering at the EU-EaP summit in Warsaw on the 29-30 Se
The Stefan Batory Foundation organised a consultation in order to urge visa-free travel for Eastern neighbours of the EU at the headquarter of the foundation in Warsaw on 25-26 November 2010. Jerzy Celichowski represented HES at the event.
Hungary in the Schengen system - Bastion or Gateway? the booklet published by the Hungarian Europe Society on the visa issuance practice in Hungary can be downloaded below.
The Hungarian Europe Society is a member of the coalition that has produced this comics.
The Hungarian Europe Society organised a workshop together with the Stefan Batory Foundation, Warsaw, the Association for International Affairs, Prague and the Research Center of the Slovak Foreign Policy Association, Bratislava entitled "V4 and Eastern Neighbours: Schengen and Its Impact on Mutu