Hungary calls for constructive cooperation to prevent mass atrocity crimes all over the world
On December 10, 2018, the Polish Presidency of the Security Council held a successful arria formula debate on prevention of mass atrocities entitled on “Raising effectiveness of atrocity crimes prevention: role of the United Nations Security Council and its Members”. In her remarks, Ambassador Bogyay reaffirmed Hungary’s strong commitment towards the prevention of mass atrocity crimes and fight against impunity.
UNAOC Group of Friends Meeting at the UN Headquarters
On 20 November, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations held a high level meeting of the Group of Friends on the occasion of the 8th Global Forum held on 19-20 November in New York.
Kick off plenary debate of the Security Council Reform
H.E. Ambassador Katalin Annamária Bogyay, Permanent Representative of Hungary spoke at the plenary debate defining the framework of the upcoming session of the intergovernmental negotiations (IGN) on the Security Council reform. Hungary’s position remains consistent in supporting a reasonably ambitious but realistic agenda that will move the process forward.
Security Council open debate on Strengthening Multilateralism and the Role of the United Nations
The Security Council, under the Presidency of China, held an open debate on Strengthening Multilateralism and the Role of the United Nations on November 9, 2018. At the open debate Ambassador Katalin Annamária Bogyay delivered the national statement on behalf of Hungary. In her statement, Ambassador Bogyay emphasized the need of stronger and better multilateral institutions to demonstrate the value of the multilateral system. She stressed that in today’s interconnected and globalized world, multilateral solutions have no real alternatives. Multilateralism will survive, but perhaps with international, multilateral institutions which are new or renewed and/or reinvented.
Hungarian National Day Celebration at the Lincoln Center
H.E. Ambassador Katalin Bogyay, Permanent Representative of Hungary to the UN hosted a reception in the Lincoln Center on the occasion of the National Day to commemorate the 62th anniversary of the 1956 Revolution in Hungary, which was followed by the performance of the Hungarian State Opera in the presence of the President of Hungary, H.E. János Áder and First Lady H.E. Anita Herczegh.