Budapest Forum - 21-22 September 2022 - Summaries of Panels
Following last year's inaugural event, leading experts, activists, decision-makers and journalists returned to Budapest, Hungary, on 21-22 September 2022 to discuss the most pressing issues currently facing citizens of democratic and nominally democratic countries. The two-day Budapest Forum, organized by the Municipality of Budapest, Political Capital and the CEU Democracy Institute, explored and examined policy proposals under the banner of ‘Building Sustainable Democracies’.
Our partners were: Heinrich Böll Stiftung, ERSTE Stiftung, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Vienna, Green European Foundation, German Marshall Fund/German Marshall Fund of the United States, The Greens/EFA in the European Parliament, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Open Society Foundations.
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Our pieces about the panels:
- Opening speeches
- Ambassadors Roundtable on Sustainable Democracy in the 21st Century
- EU expansion, Western Balkans, Eastern Partnership – What is the right way forward?
- Keynote Speech – Simon Cheng: How autocratic tendencies can spread under the guise of democracy?
- Keynote Speech – Cheng Wen-tsan: Taiwan and Taoyuan under the Threat of China
- When Fake News Goes Mainstream – State-sponsored Disinformation and Effective Countermeasures
- Is Deep Polarization in Society a Driver of Autocratization?
- Cities as warzone and Rebuilding Ukraine – Living During and After History
- Russia's Invasion of Ukraine: A turning point in Ukraine's European integration?
- Hungary: Global Illiberal Trend-setter and Black Sheep of the EU?
- Socially Just Climate Transition: a Blueprint
- Energy Transition and Energy Security in Central and Eastern Europe in the Wake of the War in Ukraine
- How Can Cities Cope with the Energy Crisis?
- Young people and democratic action
- Defending Democracies: The Aftermath of the Madrid NATO Summit and the New Strategic Concept