István Hegedűs made a presentation entitled "Changing Hungary: the latest manoeuvres of the government to control the media and their limits" at the conference "The Digital Media Challenge" at the University of Zagreb on 13 June 2015.
István Hegedűs made a presentation at the conference "40th anniversary of the Helsinki Conference: Human rights in the historical and political context of Central Europe" organised by the Helsinki Committee
István Hegedűs made a presentation entitled „The Hungarian Experience: Accession Agreements and What Comes the Day After” at the conference organised by The Georgian Institute for Strategic Studies on the subject
On 30 May 2015 in Brussels, István Hegedűs made a presentation to students of the Eszterházy Károly College, Eger, about the evaluation of the politics of the Hungarian government in the European political space.
In Britain, the campaign of the European Citizens' Initiative for Media Pluralism started on 21 March 2013. István Hegedűs represented the coalition of Hungarian NGO-s at the event in the House of Lords.