The opinion of István Hegedűs on the Hungarian Prime Minister was quoted in the Liberation on 3 March 2019. "Orbán is not only a pragmatist who uses populism to keep power. He wants to build a new society against his enemies", Hegedűs argued.
The Hungarian Europe Society organised a workshop entitled "Illiberal democracies – what can the European Union do in case a member state regularly and systematically breaches European values and regulations?" on 24 April 2015 in Hotel Marmara, Budapest.