French presidential elections 2022 – the aftermath

Now, that the French presidential election is over and the country prepares for the legislative elections to be held this summer, it is timely to evaluate and look into the reasons behind the victory of Emmanuel Macron, the results achieved by Marine Le Pen and the prospects the various political parties have regarding the future. In this episode of Matter of Perspective Rodrigo Ballester, Head of the Centre for European Studies of the Mathias Corvinus Collegium and Ákos Bence Gát, Head of communications and foreign affairs of the Danube Institute evaluate the current state of affairs in France. The discussion is moderated by Fanni Korpics, Research Fellow of the Danube Institute.