Media Pluralism Campaign again

Media Pluralism Campaign again

The European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) on Media Pluralism and Press Freedom was approved by the European Commission on 19 August 2013. The Hungarian campaign is led by the coalition of the Hungarian Europe Society, Milla (One Million for the Freedom of the Press in Hungary), the Standards Media Monitor, the South East European Network for Professionalization of Media (SEENPM), the Hungarian branch of the Association of European Journalists, the Association of Liberal Youth, and the National Association of Hungarian Journalistson the initiative of HES.
COLLECTING SIGNATURES

On 31 March 2011, the NGO European Alternatives organised a working conference in the European Parliament entitled Towards a European Initiative for Media Pluralism. Gabriella Zsófia Cseh represented HES in Brussels.
Supported by Friedrich Naumann Stiftung für die Freiheit. Invitation
István Hegedűs made a presentation at the conference on “The role of national parliaments in media regulation in Europe” organised by the Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and hosted by the House of Commons of the Parliament
The coalition of Hungarian NGO-s leading the "European Citizen's Initiative for Media Pluralism" collected almost thousand signatures at the demonstration of the opposition on 30 March 2014 in Budapest.