Statement by H.E. Ambassador Katalin Bogyay Permanent Representative of Hungary on “Implementing the Responsibility to Protect: Accountability for Prevention”
Statement by H.E. Ambassador Katalin Bogyay Permanent Representative of Hungary to the United Nations at the General Assembly Informal Interactive Dialogue on the Report of the Secretary-General entitled “Implementing the Responsibility to Protect: Accountability for Prevention”
Hungary’s President participated at the Third UN Thematic Session on Water and Disasters and held fruitful meetings with Secretary General António Guterres and the UN’s special envoy for Cities and Climate Change, Michael Bloomberg
H.E. Mr János Áder, President of Hungary participated at the Third United Nations Special Thematic Session on Water and Disasters on 20 July in New York, where he gave a keynote speech about global water challenges. The event was organized by Dr. Han, the UN Secretary General’s Special envoy for Disaster Risk Reduction and Water, involving members of the High Level Panel on Water. President Áder had a fruitful meeting with Secretary General António Guterres about pressing issues related to sustainable development, and with Michael Bloomberg, UN special envoy for Cities and Climate Change. He exchanged views with the President of Mauritius and Dr Han about next steps regarding the Panel’s work.
EU Day celebration with H.E. Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
Grandmaster and Planet 50-50 Champion Judit Polgár continues to inspire girls and women at CSW61
In an event organized by the Permanent Mission of Hungary to the UN and UN Women, Chess Grandmaster and Planet 50-50 Champion, Judit Polgár spoke about fighting gender stereotypes.
Hungary supports women’s economic empowerment
Hungary celebrated women’s empowerment with an active presence at the high-level week of the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). In her national statement at the General Assembly, high level discussions and panels, Head of Delegation H.E. Ms Orsolya Pacsay-Tomassich, Deputy State Secretary for International and Youth Affairs presented Hungarian policies promoting women’s active participation and return to the world of work. The Hungarian Mission organized an exhibition entitled “Painted Dreams – Hungarian Roma Women Artists”, and two side events, focusing on gender stereotypes and the importance of work-life balance.