The collection of signatures ended one year after the European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) on Media Pluralism and Press Freedom had been approved by the European Commission on 19 August 2013. The Hungarian campaign was 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 and the National Association of Hungarian Journalistson the initiative of HES.
'Public Administration Reform in Visegrad Countries: Lessons Learned for Belarus and Ukraine'- HES is the Hungarian partner of the Czech AMO(Association for International Affairs) in the international coorporation that aims to contribute to building a modern and efficient public administration system based on democratic values in two countries of the Eastern Partnership. The project was running from October 2012 to March 2014 and supported by the International Visegrad Fund. The HES organized a short study trip for Belarusian experts in Budapest, April 2013.