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.  

Fanni Bársony participated at a study tour organised by the Polish Fundacja Edukacja dla Demokracji in Warsaw and Lublin between 25 February and 1 March 2019.
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.
On 29 August 2017 HES and twenty-two other NGO-s filed a challenge with Hungary's constitutional
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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 CONFERENCE RECORDINGS on the YouTube Channel of HES PROGRAM Media coverage: Details of the Conference in the Report of Klubrádió...
The Hungarian Europe Society participated in a survey conducted by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA).