About: György Schöpflin

Future EU 08-03-2017

Two-speed Europe highlights East-West divide

The consensus reached at Monday’s Versailles summit (6 March) on the need to construct a two-speed Europe risks reigniting tensions between the EU’s eastern and western member states. EURACTIV France reports.
Global Europe 23-08-2016

Hungarian MEP: Pigs’ heads would deter migrants at border fence

A Hungarian member of the European Parliament has sparred with a human rights campaigner and caused an outcry on Twitter after writing that pigs' heads along the border fence erected by Hungary to keep out migrants would make an effective deterrent.
Central Europe 03-05-2011

Hungary’s new constitution has freedom at its heart

Hungary's new constitution has freedom at its heart and strengthens the country's commitment to individual liberty, democracy and the rule of law in full conformity with European tradition, argues Hungarian MEP György Schöpflin (European People's Party), a member of his country's ruling Fidesz party, in an exclusive op-ed for EURACTIV.
Future EU 11-01-2011

Fidesz MEP: West is projecting its own frustrations on Hungary

Hungary is "sort of European" but not in the same way as France or Germany. Meanwhile it's very easy for the West to project its own feelings of disappointment on Budapest by claiming it is guilty, Hungarian MEP György Schöpflin (Fidesz; European People's Party) told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Energy 12-11-2010

MEP: Serbs think they’re top dogs in Balkans

Many Serbs feel they are superior in South Eastern Europe and feel offended that Bulgaria and Romania joined the European Union first, Hungarian centre-right MEP György Schöpflin (European People's Party), shadow rapporteur on Serbia, told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
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