István Hegedűs gave an online presentation to the working group on Europe, Foreign Affairs and Defence of the Young Liberals in Baden-Württemberg on 29 April 2020.
István Hegedűs gave a distance lecture for students of ELTE University entitled "Fidesz and the European People's Party" on 1 April 2020.
István Hegedűs gave an interview to the Slovenian newspaper Dnevnik on 30 March 2020 about the approval of the authorisation law in Hungary. It gives extraordinary competences to the government without time limit despite the protest of the opposition.
István Hegedűs gave a presentation entitled "Political Implications of the Refugee Crisis in Hungary, Central Europe and the European Union" for students of the Central European University in Budapest on 7 February 2020.
István Hegedűs gave an interview about the new power relations inside the European Parliament and the likely postponement of the suspension of Fidesz' membership in the European People's Party on 30 January 2020.
István Hegedűs gave a short presentation about the Hungarian political climate at the conference of Das Progressive Zentrum entitled "Open Spaces! How Tech Can Empower Civil Society" on 13 January 2020 in Futurium in Berlin.
Comments by István Hegedűs was published in Il Piccolo on 2 December 2019 about the news that Hungary submits a proposal to the United Nations concerning an international day of remembrance for the victims of communist dictatorships.
István Hegedűs gave a presentation about the collapse of the Hungarian communist regime at the panel discussion entitled "1989 Reminisces from Central Europe" to the invitation of the Center for European Studies at the University of Florida in Gainesville on 8 November 2019.