István Hegedűs participated at a workshop entitled "European Hub for Civic Engagement" organised by Das Progressive Zentrum on 16-17 September 2019 in Lisbon. The objective of the event was to start a project of a pan-European platform for civil society and Civic-Tech.
István Hegedűs participated at the policy forum entitled "Migration Crisis as a Challenge for Democracy" at the University of Warsaw on 14 November 2017. Hegedűs pointed out that the Hungarian public media continuously broadcast anti-refugee campaigns based on fearmongering.
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.