About: Hungarian EU Presidency

Central Europe 05-01-2011

Hungary’s turn as EU president

Hungary's EU presidency will focus on reclaiming some visibility for member states' presidencies after Belgium's turn – which saw the country move into the background to allow Herman Van Rompuy to lead as European Council president – and the contentious EU budget process for 2014-2020, writes global intelligence company STRATFOR in an analysis.
EU Priorities 2020 16-12-2010

The EU, Belgium and the 2010 Presidency: Back to Basics

The Belgian EU Presidency has been a success and is an example for the incoming Hungarians, while the Lisbon Treaty has brought the rotating presidency back to basics, write Steven Van Hecke and Peter Bursens from the Research Group on European and International Politics at the University of Antwerp in an exclusive commentary for EURACTIV.