Security Council held Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security
On October 29, H.E. Ambassador Katalin Bogyay, Permanent Representative of Hungary addressed the Security Council on its annual Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security: “Towards the implementation of the WPS agenda: moving from commitments to accomplishments in preparation for the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of UNSCR 1325”. The Ambassador informed the Council about the ongoing work on the Hungarian WPS National Action Plan, and emphasized the importance of a survivor-centered and human-rights based approach.
Hungary participates in interactive dialogue of the Third Committee
Hungary actively participated in the Interactive Dialogues of the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly: H.E. Ambassador Katalin Bogyay reaffirmed Hungary’s support for the freedom of religion and belief (17 October), the right to education (18 October), as well as the rights of minorities (22 October), and for the work of the respected mandate-holders among others.
H.E. Ambassador Katalin Bogyay hosted a reception on the occasion of the National Day to commemorate the 1956 Revolution in Hungary, which started on October 23.
H.E. Ambassador Katalin Bogyay hosted a reception with the participation of H.E. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the General Assembly who was awarded with the symbolical statute called the ‘Cry for Freedom’. Nearly 200 UN Ambassadors and prominent figures from the New York society attended the event on 21 October 2019 at the Permanent Mission of Hungary that featured Hungarian folk music by the “Fényes Band” as well as delicacies of the national cuisine.
H.E. Ambassador Katalin Annamária Bogyay hosted a reception on the occasion of “Introducing the process of Regional Counter-Terrorism Conferences preparing the second High-level Conference of Heads of Counter-Terrorism Agencies” on 9 October 2019
H.E. Ambassador Katalin Annamária Bogyay hosted a reception with the participation of nearly 100 participants form Mission around the United Nations on 9 October 2019 at the Permanent Mission of Hungary. H.E. Vladimir Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General from the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) has presented the details of the process and outcomes of Regional Counter-Terrorism Conferences aiming at preparing the second High-level Conference of Heads of Counter-Terrorism Agencies in 2020.
H.E. Mr. János Áder, President of Hungary participated in the UN Climate Action Summit 2019