Dec 28, 2017

Milo Yiannopoulos to speak at V4 event in Budapest in January

“The Future of Europe” conference will take place in the Castle Garden Bazaar, Budapest between January 23rd and 25th, 2018

Political commentator, publisher, blogger and journalist Milo Yiannopoulos will speak in Hungary in January at an international conference organized by the Hungarian V4 presidency.

Péter Szijjártó, minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, will also take part in the event titled “The Future of Europe” which takes place in the Castle Garden Bazaar, Budapest between January 23rd and 25th, 2018. 

The conference “represents an extraordinary opportunity to analyze the full array of political and cultural processes as well as to put our identity-creating cultural values in the limelight which, in addition to contributing to shape the present and the future of Europe, the most exciting and most lively scene of our civilization, also define the elbow room of the countries of Central Europe within and beyond the European Union,” the organizers state.

During the conference there will be five panel discussions which will revolve around the following fundamental issues: Culture Wars, Clashes of Cultures in Europe, Migration, Resettlement and the Future of Europe, Geopolitical Challenges -A European Army, NATO and the Borders of Europe, “Is Artificial Intelligence our Future?” and Visegrad Four – the Engine of Europe’s Economy.

Alongside Hungary’s foreign minister and Yiannopoulos, other speakers include author, commentator and sociologist Frank Füredi; publisher, publicist and philosopher Götz Kubitschek; philosopher Pascal Bruckner, author of France and Islam; Sándor Csányi, Chairman and CEO of OTP Bank Group.