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  • Political joke parties: Using humour to change the world

    By on Jan. 27, 2016

    Let’s face it, Europe has had a pretty tough year. Some believe that the best way to a brighter future would be to trust in our historically established political systems. This article is not about them. Instead, let’s focus on those approaches that are offering us a chance to laugh, shaking Europe out of its seriousness.

  • Részeg vagy Juncker, menj haza

    By on May 23, 2015

    Az Európai Unió rigai csúcstalálkozójának hivatalos záródokumentumában a tagállamok vezetői elfogadták, hogy erősíteni fogják a keleti partnerekkel folytatott együttműködést, az Orbán Viktort „üdvözlő” Juncker súlyos diplomáciai bakija azonban egy ennél sokkal fontosabb üzenetet foglal magában: azt, hogy a Európai Bizottság vezetője köszönőviszonyban sincs a nemzetközileg elfogadott normákkal. 

  • Nem lazul az orosz-ukrán ellentét

    By on April 8, 2014

    Az Ukrajnában zajló események min­denki fi­gyelmét felkel­tették. A világsajtóban naponta bukkan­nak fel újabb és újabb hírek, elemzések, előre­jelzések. Többen a Szov­je­tunió újraépítéséről beszélnek, ami a Krími-félsziget Orosz Föderációhoz csat­lakozásával senki számára nem tűnhet irreális elképzelésnek. Az ukrán helyzet továbbra sem változik: tüntetések, demon­strációk színezik napjaikat.

  • 25 years on: Erasmus for everyone?

    By on March 23, 2012
    The European Union now celebrates the 25th anniversary of its most successful initiative ever, Erasmus. Students participating in the scholarship program, which originally aimed the construction of a joint European region in higher education, about lifelong experiences, self-realisation, and changes in their way of approach.
  • In Brussels it is greener but in Hungary it is easier

    By on Nov. 21, 2011
    Young Hungarians are seeking a better life in Brussels For the adult generation which grew up after Hungary joined the European Union, there are no material, sociological or educational barriers to make livelihood or a new life abroad. Although among the country's population, Hungarians’ willingness for mobility is only 22 per cent and still below the EU average, almost 100.
  • We should have been proud of it

    By on April 26, 2011
    The Hungarian youth is not satisfied with the new Constitution Written by Linda Krajcsó, translated by Mária Ballai After 11 months of work and 9 days in the House of Parliament the MPs adopted the new Hungarian constitution. From the 386 MPs the socialists and the liberals boycotted the vote so the new fundamental law was passed with 262 votes in favour, 44 against and one member abstaining.
  • At the half-time of an important match

    By on April 14, 2011
    Written by Linda Krajcsó, translated by Tamás Kovács Three months have passed and the same time remains for Hungary as the president of the European Union’s Council. As we have reported it earlier, the Hungarian presidency announced the economic improvement, the accession of Croatia, the extention of the Schengen Area to Romania and Bulgaria and the minorities’ increased protection as priorities.
  • That’s one small step for Europe, one giant leap for Hungary

    By on Feb. 13, 2011
    The first summit of the year of the European Council and the first of the Hungarian presidency of the EU on February 4 in the small town of Etterbeek had been closely followed by our . They seem to think not much happened since there were so many to discuss, from French-German fiscal cooperation to Irish corporate tax rates, from cutting of carbon emissions to 200 billion euro bill.