Hungarian news portal hvg.hu reports: According to a research by Transparency International (TI) and Investment Migration Council, Hungary's settlement bond program enriches unknown companies while not bringing any money to Hungary itself. Boldizsar Nagy, associate professor at CEU's Department of International Relations and European Studies believes that the laws passed regarding the program are accepted without prior discussion, are full of anomalies, and lack transparency.
Boldizsar Nagy, associate professor at CEU’s Department of International Relations, was interviewed for Hungarian Klub Radio's „Esti gyors” program about the refugee issue in Hungary, Europe and developing countries.
Associate Professor Prem Kumar Rajaram of the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, as well as alumni Aleksander Tarkowski, who graduated from that department in 2007, and Marek Antos, who graduated from the Department of Legal Studies in 2013, have been named to the NewEurope100 list of changemakers in Central and Eastern Europe for their innovative contributions in society and politics.
Hungarian daily Nepszabadsag interviewed AlHakam Shaar and Armenak Tokmajyan, fellows at CEU's Shattuck Center on Conflict Negotiation and Recovery at the School of Public Policy on the current and historical demographic makeup of Aleppo and Assad's strategy in targeting the city hosting 53,000 besieged families.Due to copyright regulations, the article is available in the daily (10.8.2016. p. 25. Aszad nyeresre all (Melleklet - Hetvege))
Hungarian daily Nepszabadsag reports: The CEU Center for European Neighborhood Studies (CENS) and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) organized a conference at CEU entitled “Refugees' trajectories in the EU in the context of recent developments in Turkey - Where do we stand now?” on Sept. 28. The event brought together experts from Turkey and the EU to discuss refugees' and asylum seekers' situation in camps and on the road, potential integration models, and security implications of the refugee crisis.
http://index.hu/belfold/2016/09/30/migracio_vita_kisebbsegkutato_intezet_kutatok_ejszakaja/ - Hungarian news portal index.hu reports: Boldizsar Nagy, associate professor at CEU’s Department of International Relations participated at a roundtable discussion entitled “Brussels Says, New York Says - Migrants, Refugees, Sharing the Load” organized by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences for Researcher’s Night on Sept. 30.
http://mno.hu/belfold/menedek-igenis-vannak-migransok-1363641 - Hungarian news portal mno.hu reports: A study on the representation of the refugee crisis in Hungarian and Austrian media conducted by CEU’s Center for Policy Studies (CPS) was published yesterday. At the event CPS Research affiliate Vera Messing highlighted that according to their finding, Austrian media emphasized the humanitarian, while Hungarian media the security issues of the refugee crisis.
Hungarian Klub Radio interviewed for its “Reggeli gyors” program Amnesty International campaign manager and human rights expert Aron Demeter (LEGS’13) about the Hungarian Government’s Campaign in connection with the national referendum on refugees and Amnesty’s “Learn more about the campaign” initiative.
http://nol.hu/belfold/varja-a-menekulteket-soros-egyeteme-1632011 - Hungarian news portal nol.hu reports: CEU invites registered refugees and asylum seekers in Hungary to apply for its Fall Term 2016. The program includes English courses and academic tutoring to help students prepare university applications, academic discussion seminars, and career consultations.
http://mno.hu/kulfold/egy-kanapeval-jartak-vegig-a-balkani-utvonalat-1358442 - Hungarian news portal mno.hu reports: In order to raise awareness about the situation of migrants, a Greek and an Italian student decided to walk the same route with a sofa as the refugees had to.