EU - Hungary

Event date: 06/04/2018
EU - Hungary

Hungary officially joined the EU on 1 March 2004 and the Schengen Area in December 2007.

The Hungarian EU accession negotiations started on 31 March 1998. Hungary had successfully concluded negotiations on its accession at the Copenhagen European Council in December 2002. Hungary has 22 MEPs, 12 votes in the Council and has chaired the Council of the European Union from January to June 2011.

News history

MEPs discuss the situation in Hungary in the presence of Viktor ORBAN, Hungarian Prime Minister, during the plenary session in Strasbourg.

Show only related media

MEPs vote a resolution on the situation in Hungary and the triggering of the procedure which may result in sanctions for Hungary

Show only related media

MEPs participate in the hearing on Art 7 and fundamental rights situation in Hungary during the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs.

Show only related media

MEPs debate their views on Hungary’s new education law, perceived as targeting the Central European University, the tightening of rules for NGOs and asylum seekers

Show only related media