Botond Feledy is a senior fellow at the Center for Euro-Atlantic Integration and Democracy (CEID, Hungary). He also serves as the director of the St. Ignatius Jesuit College for Advanced Studies, Budapest. He studied at Eötvös University Faculty of Law and earned juris doctor diploma, at Freie Universitaet Berlin, International Political Economy Department and Sciences Po Bordeaux, MA in International Relations. Feledy was the founder and editor-in-chief of the Hungarian thematic foreign policy news portal Kitekintő.hu. He worked previously at the European Parliament, co-founded a simulation game initiative where players participate at virtual European Summit negotiations. He is an invited professor at Pázmány Péter Catholic University Institute of International Relations and at Sciences Po Dijon, Campus of Central European Studies.
Nations such as Hungary are using the migration issue to challenge the power and competences of the EU in the name of national sovereignty. At the same time, the refugee wave has become a geopolitical dilemma between Russia and the EURead more