NGO Consultation

NGO Consultation

Judit Bayer represented HES at a workshop organised by the Eötvös Károly Institute (EKINT) and the Budapest Goethe Institute on 17 October 2017. Participants discussed the interests and responsibility of civil society in defending European values. How can NGO-s secure the common values declared in Article 2 of the European Treaty requesting the European institutions and their own national governments to account how they implement them? Speakers included Sándor Radnóti, the president of the broad of trustees of EKINT; Gábor Bojár, founder of Graphisoft; Zoltán Fleck, lawyer; András Polgár, writer; Endre Sik, sociologist and János Kárpáti, former correspondent of the Hungarian News Agency (MTI) in Brussels. In her contribution Judit Bayer pointed out that civil organizations in any member state have the right to request data of public interest related to national authorities and the European institutions investigating what the European Union has done for the realisation of European values in endangered member states and for what objectives European transfers have been spent in these countries.  

On 12 September 2017 thirty-one Hungarian NGO-s, including HES, signed a joint declaration to draw the attention of the Organisation for the Security and Cooperation in Europe to the shrinki
On 5 June 2013 Judit Bayer and István Hegedűs represented HES at the new round of 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.
The latest international conference organised by HES: "The Future of Democracy and the Summit for Democracy from the Perspective of a Hungarian NGO" Date: 26 November 2022, Saturday Venue: Online via Zoom and in-person at the Ibis Styles Budapest Center, Budapest, 1074 Rákóczi út 58. PROGRAM Media...
Kata Nagy participated at the NGO Market 2019 organised by the Forum 2000 Foundation on 10 April 2019 in Prague, attended by more than 200 non-profit organisations.
Stop Soros!
On 19 January 2018 the Hungarian Europe Society protested against the bill called "Stop Soros!" at a joint press conference.