The Astonishing New World of Medical Tourism
On 11 February 2016 the Permanent Mission of Hungary hosted UNA-NY’s booktalk event on Sasha Issenberg’s new book entitled Outpatients: The Astonishing New World of Medical Tourism, part of the Columbia Global Reports series.
Is Security Council reform finally gaining traction?
The intergovernmental negotiations entered an exciting new phase on 3 February, when Member States started meaningful negotiations on the proposals concerning the relationship between the Security Council and the General Assembly. The debate showed more convergence than difference of opinions. While more controversial issues may await Member States, the momentum is building for moving ahead more decisively on the issue of reforms.
Hungary was the co-organizer of this year's Holocaust Memorial Ceremony in the United Nations
On H.E. Ambassador Katalin Bogyay's initiative, Hungary was the co-organizer of the United Nations Holocaust Memorial Ceremony on the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust, 27 January 2016.
Building Trust: The Nexus to Preventing Violent Extremism
The Focal Point meeting the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations was held on 15 January in New York.
Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the UN General Assembly
On 11 January 2016, the UN commemorated the 70th anniversary of the first meeting of the United Nations General Assembly ceremonial session.