Events

12th Annual Psychology Day at the UN

The 12th Annual Psychology Day at the UN took place on 25 April, focusing on "The Time is Now: Psychological Contributions to Global Gender Equ{al}ity". Hosted by the Permanent Missions of Palau and the Dominican Republic, the event featured distinguished Professors of psychology, who discussed specific aspects of women’s empowerment through the lense of science. H.E. Ambassador Bogyay, Permanent Representative of Hungary gave opening remarks, highlighting how psychology contributes to peace and reconciliation efforts.
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For a better future - International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

On 24 April, the first official International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace was celebrated and the General Assembly convened a high-level plenary meeting to commemorate and promote the day. Ambassador Katalin Annamária Bogyay, Permanent Representative of Hungary in her intervention stood strong for multilateralism as a way for a better future.
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On 23 April, 2019, His Excellency Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, addressed the General Assembly at its Formal Debate on the third report of the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism on Syria.

H.E. Mr. Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary addressed the General Assembly at its very first formal debate on third report of the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism. Minister Szijjártó highlighted the Hungarian political commitment and financial contributions of Hungary to the successfully operation of the IIIM.
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Circle of Women Ambassadors: Upholding the Rights of Women and Girls with Disabilities and Fighting Sexual Harrassment

On Monday, 15 April, on the occasion of the latest Circle of Women Ambassadors luncheon, the Permanent Mission of Hungary welcomed President of the General Assembly H.E. Ms Maria Fernanda Espinoza Garcés, Deputy-Secretary-General H.E. Ms Amina Mohammed, Executive Director of UNICEF H.E. Henrietta H. Fore, Under-Secretary-Generals H.E. Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu, H.E. Ms. Catherine Pollard, H.E. Ms. Alison Smale, as well as Assistant-Secretary-Generals, Ambassadors and Board members of Women’s International Forum, to discuss two key topics: the rights of persons with disabilities as well as preventing and eliminating sexual harassment at the UN.
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On 11 April, 2019, His Excellency Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, addressed the Security Council at its Open Debate on Women in peacekeeping

H.E. Mr. Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary addressed the Security Council at its Open Debate on United Nations peacekeeping operations – Women in peacekeeping. Minister Szijjártó underlined the commitment of Hungary to contribute to the success of international peacekeeping operations as well as to the implementation of the Women Peace and Security agenda.
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