On May 24, 2018 in Budapest, Grigorij Mesežnikov took part at the conference What Does the Future Hold for Democracy in the V4? The event was organized by Political Capital Institute (Budapest) and Friedrich Naumann Foundation (Germany) a part of regional comparative research project.
The conference was opened by PCI director Péter Krekó. Edit Zgut, PCI foreign policy analyst PCI, presented the preliminary conclusions of a joint study on illiberal trends written analysts from Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Poland. Subsequently, she moderated panel discussion attended together with IVO president by Vít Dostál (Association for International Affairs, Prague) András Bozóki (Central European University, Budapest) and Wojciech Przybylski (Visegrad Insight and Res Publica, Warsaw).