European Union

2021. szeptember 6. 19:33
“Using force or threat to glue us together is not democratic. In my childhood, I lived in a state which was forced to be together. It did not end well. It never does. I have learned that. Instead, my approach to Europe is a very cautious bottom-up approach which would respect diversity. Democracy is indeed a slow and difficult, challenging process. It takes time; it is not always easy to understand. It is challenging all the time” – Rajko Knez, President of the Constitutional Court of Slovenia in a conversation with Lénárd Sándor.
2021. június 1. 9:41
According to the international lawyer, we can stop the decline of Europe built on Christian values, but we need active citizens. Because the mistake is not made by those who act, but by those who choose silent resignation.
2020. október 30. 15:43
Europe urgently needs to understand that it’s being catastrophically left behind in the field of new technologies. This is where the Central European countries could take the lead by help European tech companies set up R&D- and manufacturing facilities there – Dr. Lennart Brandt pointed out in a conversation about the crises in Europe, the positive implications of Brexit, the uniqueness of a European way of life and situation of Central Europe.
2020. szeptember 17. 22:39
Facing such profound challenges as the EU has done in the last decade or so has exposed the fundamental weakness of the Union; that many of its member states default to national solutions to the challenges they face, and have no patience for ex-cathedra instructions from a distant and aloof Brussels – Roger Moorhouse, British historian pointed out.
2020. április 13. 13:41
“With the COVID-19 pandemic we are witnessing not only a public health emergency, but also an economic and social emergency situation; I think all the requirements for a successful invocation of a state of necessity can be invoked” – pointed out by Federica Cristani, Jean Monnet Visiting Lecturer at the V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University (Ukraine).
2019. október 14. 14:53
A no-deal lehetőségének fenntartása az egyetlen út, hogy Brüsszelből engedményeket lehessen kicsikarni (...)
2019. június 13. 9:31
Transnational economic law shall be measured against human rights standards, while there is no place for an investment protection system in an internal market – says Markus Krajewski, chair in Public Law and Public International Law at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg during a conversation with Lénárd Sándor, researcher at the American Studies Research Institute of the National University of Public Service, located in Budapest.
2019. április 30. 11:44
Lénárd Sándor, researcher at the American Studies Research Institute of the National University of Public Service, located in Budapest, Hungary spoke with Ilya Shapiro, director of the Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies at the Cato Institute, one of the most widely cited research organizations across America. Ilya Shapiro talked about the establishment and role of the Cato Institute along with its Center for Constitutional Studies; about the dangers of “increased centralization” and the “one-size-fits-all” approach in public policy decisions as well as about the important role of the Supreme Court in shielding states’ rights from the central government. In the course of the conversation Ilya Shapiro also shared his thoughts on the threats of the growing “administrative state” along with the “politicization of the judiciary” and on what Europeans could learn from this American experience. Last but not least, they touched upon contemporary constitutional challenges around the world such as the dilemma of free speech on private digital platforms.