The Fourth International Day of Women and Girls in Science
The Fourth International Day of Women and Girls in Science was organized on February 11, 2019 by the Royal Academy of Science International Trust (RASIT) in close collaboration with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), International Telecommunication Union (ITU), and the Permanent Missions to the United Nations of Bangladesh, Portugal, the Slovak Republic and Hungary. On the margin of the event H.E. Ambassador Katalin Annamária Bogyay, Permanent Representative of Hungary to the United Nations led the High-level Panel on Investing in Science and Technology Education for Shaping Society’s Future.
Security Council Open Debate on the impacts of climate related disasters on international peace and security
On January 25, 2019, His Excellency Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, addressed the Security Council at its Open Debate on the impacts of climate related disasters on international peace and security. In his statement, Minister Szijjártó underlined the importance of addressing climate related disasters and the related security challenges such as migration. The Minister called upon the international community to focus their efforts on tackling the root causes in the affected countries to reduce the losses from these catastrophic events.
Summary of Activites - 2018
The Permanent Mission of Hungary to the United Nations wishes You a Happy New Year with our latest Bulletin, which recaptures the finest moments of our work of 2018!
International Day of Universal Health Coverage - Let’s unite the world to achieve UHC!
On the occasion of International Universal Health Coverage’ Day, the Permanent Mission of Hungary, Brazil, France, Ghana, South Africa and Japan in cooperation with World Health Organization, hosted a panel discussion and reception to share best practices, engage in constructive dialogue and continue building momentum in the lead up to the 2019 high-level meeting at the UN. H.E. Ambassador Bogyay, Permanent Representative of Hungary presented Hungarian policies, best practices, and Hungary’s motivation to championing UHC and facilitating the HLM-UHC process.
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.