“Réveillon de la Saint-Sylvestre” event hosted by Ambassador Katalin Bogyay
“We’re living in such harmony, playing so beautifully, we prove that we can live in peace. I wish politicians, left and right, could do the same.” Inspired by the words of Sir Georg Solti, H.E. Ambassador Katalin Bogyay Permanent Representative of Hungary to the United Nations hosted a Salon de Réveillion on 30 December 2015, entitled Dialogue through Fashion and Music.
Lunch in honor of the Permanent Representatives of 2015
On 17 December 2015, H.E. Ambassador Katalin Bogyay, Permanent Representative of Hungary to the UN participated at the lunch in honor of the Class of 2015 Permanent Representatives at the Residence of H.E. Ambassador Gillian Bird, Permanent Representative of Australia to the UN.
Security Council holds first ever meeting on trafficking in persons during conflict
On 16 December, the UN Security Council held a thematic debate on trafficking in persons in conflict situations by terrorist and armed groups such as ISIL, Boko Haram, and the Lord’s Resistance Army. H. E. Ambassador Katalin Bogyay, Permanent Representative of Hungary to the UN participated in the meeting and met Nadia Murad Basee, an Iraqi woman of the Yazidi faith, who was held captive by ISIS and shared her story in the UN.
EU28 lunch with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
EU ambassadors had a working lunch with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, where several important topics were discussed.
Hungary's participation in the “Orange the world: End violence against women and girls” campaign
The year 2015 marks the 20-year anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the most progressive road map to gender equality. This year, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women invites you to “Orange the world: End violence against women and girls.”