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2017-07-12

Let MVM turn on the light!

With its project proposal University Democracy EKINT applied for a support of 5 million HUF from the MVM Group.

2017-07-05

Media coverage of EKINT's conference on civil disobedience

EKINT organized a conference on civil disobedience on 4 July 2017 in Átrium Film-Színház. Selected media appearances listed here.

2017-06-21

On civil disobedience and the truthfulness of government representatives

EKINT’s standpoint on civil disobedience and an open letter to Viktor Orbán PM and László Trócsányi Minister of Justice

2017-06-19

Let's have political debates at university!

Junior researcher Domokos Lázár’s reaction to the standpoint of Fidelitas on entering universities

2017-06-13

When civil society disappear, who will speak up for you?

EKINT's reaction for the civil law that has been passed on 13 June 2017.

2017-06-02

About civil disobedience

EKINT's response to the question of journalist István Lovas (Magyar Hírlap).

2017-06-02

Apropos of the 'Taygetos' law

EKINT's reaction to the recently passed Taygetos law which increases the difficulties faced by students with minor disabilities in public education.

2017-05-29

On settling foreign nationals, corruption and civil disobedience

EKINT's reaction to Antal Rogán's statement made on 26 May

2017-05-24

If only we were given so much!

EKINT's answer to CÖF's request for data.

2017-05-19

Open letter for the civil society

100 Hungarian artists ask the representatives not to vote for the stigmatizing law against the civil society.

2017-04-25

Videos: Take action for constitutionality!

Support Eötvös Károly Policy Institute with donations. When you support EKINT, you invest in freedom.

2017-04-13

We are civil society, we are free, we are Hungarians and we are Europeans

More than 100 Hungarian NGOs and tens of thousands of people joined and demonstrated at the “Heroes’ veto” event on Budapest’s iconic Heroes’ Square.

2017-04-12

Interview: This is the logic of tyranny

Bernadette Somody (EKINT), Stefánia Kapronczay (Hungarian Civil Liberties' Union) and Márta Pardavi (Hungarian Helsinki Committee) on Index.hu.

2017-04-05

Stigmatization is the aim

Márta Pardavi (Hungarian Helsinki Committee) and László Majtényi (EKINT) talked about the new 'civil law' on RTL Klub.

2017-03-30

On the attack against CEU

EKINT's standpoint on "lex CEU".

2017-03-10

Guideline on reasonable calculation

EKINT’s statement on Origo news portal’s war of numbers.

2017-03-09

A footnote to the press conference of Civil Cooperation Forum

On its press conference of 9 March the Civil Cooperation Forum (CÖF-CÖKA) expressed concern about the transparency of Eötvös Károly Institute.

2017-03-01

Conference on university autonomy

Media coverage of the conference on university autonomy organised by EKINT on 23 February 2017.

2017-02-23

Final exam regulation in vocational high schools

Joint statement of HCLU and EKINT calls upon the ombudsman to investigate the regulation of final exams in vocational high schools.

2017-01-30

Did you really mean to charge these people with being left-wing liberals?

EKINT's riposte to the article of the government-backed daily Magyar Idők.

2017-01-17

How can NGOs respond to governmental attacks?

A summary of EKINT’s viewpoint on recent governmental attacks against NGOs

2016-12-12

Video: Should civil society be involved in politics?

Video on 'EKINT Academy' in Auróra on 1 December 2016.

2016-11-28

We want happy rectors! The powers of consistories are contrary to the Fundamental Law

The ombudsman maintains - in line with EKINT's arguments - that the existence of University Consistories does not comply with the Fundamental Law.

2016-07-07

Politics at the University - EKINT's university forums

Concluding article about EKINT’s university forums by Eszter Kiss and Domokos Lázár published in Élet és Irodalom on 1st July 2016.

2016-06-30

2016-06-27

Model Regulation on the University Ombudsman

The Eötvös Károly Policy Institute’s model regulation on the university ombudsman is now available for universities.

2016-06-01

2016-06-01

2016-04-18

2016-04-18

2016-04-06

Guidelines on Discussing Politics at the University

EKINT’s guidelines on discussing politics at the university map the basic framework and the boundaries of talking politics at the university.

2016-03-29

Standpoint on the planned protest of teachers on 30th March and on teachers’ right to strike

Analysis of civil disobedience and the right to strike by Eötvös Károly Policy Institute.

2016-03-29

2016-03-16

School ceremonies and party politics

Analysis of party politics and politicians’s presence at school ceremonies.

2016-03-16

2016-02-25

Let’s hear the child’s version!

Parents should listen to their children’s opinion before they decide whether to send them to school or let them stay at home on 29th February.

2016-02-05

2016-01-25

2016-01-10

2015-12-17

2015-12-08

2015-12-07

2015-11-27

2015-11-09

2015-11-09

2015-10-15

2015-10-12

2015-10-08

2015-10-05

2015-10-04

2015-07-20

2015-07-15

The State versus Churches 7.0. – Is constitutional rights protection unenforceable?

The churches deprived of their church status cannot give effect to the judicial decisions that have established the violation of their rights.

2015-07-07

2015-06-10

2015-06-08

2015-06-01

2015-04-28

2015-04-01

2015-02-17

2015-01-20

Presentations on the Free Church in a Free State conference

Transcripts of the presentations on the Free Church in a Free State conference held on 3 October 2014 are now available in Hungarian.

2015-01-20

Free church in free state - Conference on the issue of freedom of religion in Hungary

On the 3rd of October, 2014 a conference was held on the issue of freedom of religion in Hungary organized by Eötvös Károly Policy Institute.

2014-09-10

2014-09-01

The regulation of the legal status of churches in Hungary 2011-2014

Eötvös Károly Policy Institute’s (EKINT) background analysis to the „Free Church in a Free State” conference held on 3 October 2014.

2014-09-01

2014-07-18

2014-06-23

2013-08-23

2008-09-05

2005-09-15

Recommendations on politics in the school

Recommendations on politics in the school.