Public Consultation

Public Consultation

On 16 May 2013 István Hegedűs represented HES in an expert meeting in the Independent Journalism Centre in Budapest. The participants discussed the recommendations of the high-level group established by the European Commission on media freedom and pluralism.

On 14 June 2013 Hungarian NGO-s completed their opinion on the recommendations of the High Level Group on Media Freedom and Pluralism (Frieberga Committee) as part of a public consultation initiated by the European Commission.
István Hegedűs gave a video interview to the Austrian Der Standard on 20 January 2019 about the radicalisation of the demonstrations in Hungary, Viktor Orbán's regime and the chances of the opposition. 
NRC Handelsblad quoted the opinion of István Hegedűs about Viktor Orbán in its article on Hungary on 6 April 2018. “His instinct is to always keep on fighting.
Zsuzsanna Végh gave a presentation in the panel discussion “EU Membership Prospects for Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine?” on behalf of the Hungarian Europe Society at the 7th Annual Assembly of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum entitled 
The Hungarian Europe Society organised a workshop entitled "Illiberal democracies – what can the European Union do in case a member state regularly and systematically breaches European values and regulations?" on 24 April 2015 in Hotel Marmara, Budapest.