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Outlook for Hungary for 2022
2022 will be the year of a momentous election in Hungary. After twelve years of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s rule without any counterbalance there seems to be a chance of a change of government – if only technically. In her analysis, Eszter Nova outlines the four possible scenarios of election results – supermajority or simple majority to either Viktor Orban's ruling Fidesz-KDNP coalition or to the united opposition – and what may come after.
Together Against Orbán
The Hungarian opposition has joined forces by sending a common candidate into the spring race to become Hungary's next prime minister: Péter Márki-Zay. Only a joint program is missing. Be it as it may, the outlook is promising.
Morocco ranked as one of the most cybersecure countries in the world
Morocco's recent achievements are placing the Kingdom in the world's top rankings. According to the newspaper Aujourd'hui Le Maroc, the Alawi kingdom has entered the list created by the International Telecommunications Union of the UN (United Nations) of the countries with the best cybersecurity.
2021, a year of transition in the European Union, but good prospects for 2022
2021 has been a year of transition in the European Union after the important year 2020, in which important decisions of federal scope were adopted, such as the Recovery Plan and the Next Generation Fund, the purchase and distribution of health material and vaccines, which is proving to be a success, despite the sixth wave, and the doubling of the multiannual financial framework 2021-2027.
Franco-German Relations: The Prospects For A European Leap Forward
Turbulence in Franco-German relations has often ensued from the occupant of the Élysée or the Chancellery being replaced. Dealing with a new partner from another party, with a different temperament or from another generation has sometimes required time to create good chemistry or, failing that, a modus vivendi between the two leaders.
A Modern Agora
Emmanuel Macron’s idea of a (citizens’) Conference on the Future of Europe needs more support in Germany. It has been running since June, but so far hardly anyone knows about it.
France-Germany: reconcilable priorities?
Writing recently in Der Spiegel, the Secretary of State for European affairs, Clément Beaune, underlined the indispensable nature of the “Franco-German alliance”. For decades it has been a vital and undeniable paradigm of European integration policy: without an understanding between Paris-Berlin there is no hope! The adoption of the NextGenerationEU recovery plan in July 2020 demonstrated this vividly.