Comparison between Hungary and Norway

Comparison between Hungary and Norway

"Changing models of media authorities" - was the title of the public debate held on October 3rd in the House of the European Union by the Center for Independent Journalism and the Mérték Médiaelemző Műhely (a think tank for media research and analysis). The organisers invited the interested media professionals to discuss the ideal structure and functions of the media authority. On the event, which was moderated by Györgyi Kocsis, vice-president of the Hungarian Europe Society, Gabor Polyak, the head of Mérték Médiaelemző Műhely described the different concepts of media experts regarding a ligitimate media authority. This was followed by the presentation of Kjell Nyhuus, the Secretary of the Norvegian Press Council about the features which guarantee stability and transparency to the self-regulation based Norvegian media-regulation system, and the operation of the complaint committee in particular.

On 27 November 2020 the new board of the association was elected at the general meeting of the Hungarian Europe Society.
In frame of the project 'Public Administration Reform in Visegrad Countries: Lessons Learne
This year once again HES organised the meetings in Budapest and an excursion to the countryside for the fellows of the German Marshall Fund between 1-5 May 2015.
A couple of HES members made a presentatiton at the 17th Annual Conference of the Hungarian Political Science Association entitled Structures and Futures of Europe at the István Károlyi Palast and the Central European University on 20-21 May 2011 in Budapest.
Kim Lane Scheppele, constitutional lawyer at Princeton University joined the Advisory Board of the Hungarian Europe Society on 24 January 2014.