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.  

Paulina Fröhlich, Yannis Karamitsios, István Hegedűs, Bernd Holznagel, Adam Balcer
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...
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.
On 26 October 2017 at an event in Debrecen organised by Civilizáció, a grouping of Hungarian civil organizations formed as a response to the attacks of the Hungarian government against the civil society, nin