crnoSince its re-election, the Hungarian government launched a campaign attacking the credibility of Hungarian NGOs and are striving to gain controlling power over their funding distributed independently from the government. We believe that a dynamic and independent civil society plays a fundamental role in a democratic society, as it is one of the key checks and balances to governing power.

astraOn the occasion of International Day for Abolition of Slavery NGO ASTRA – Anti Trafficking Action organized a press conference. The main topic addressed at the event was the most widespread form of contemporary slavery in the world – human trafficking with the purpose of labor exploitation. Namely, according to the International Labor Organization (ILO), close to 21 million people are subjected to forced labor.