Minister János Martonyi, outgoing Chair of UNCITRAL opened the 51st Session of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
On 25 June 2018, H. E. Prof Dr. János Martonyi, former Foreign Minister of Hungary and the outgoing Chair of UNCITRAL opened the 51st Session of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).
A dinner to remember the heroic life of Povl Bang-Jensen
On the occasion of a new research project led by Professor András Nagy on Povl Bang-Jensen, the Danish diplomat who helped to save many lives after the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, a dinner was hosted by Ambassador Bogyay in the company of H.E. Mr. Ib Petersen, Permanent Representative of Denmark to the United Nations; Ms. Bridget Sisk, Chief of the UN Archives and Records Management and a guest of honor Per Bang-Jensen, Povl Bang-Jensen’s son.
Celebrating Rabbi Arthur Schneier and the importance of religious and cultural dialogue
On 12 June 2018 Rabbi Schneier was presented the ‘"A cry for freedom" commemorative bronze statute by Ambassador Katalin Bogyay on the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of the return of the Holy Crown of St. Stephen from the United States to Hungary.
H.E. Mr. Péter Szijjártó, Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade took part in the fifth round of intergovernmental negotiations on the UN Global Compact for Migration (GCM)
The agenda of the fifth round of intergovernmental negotiations on the UN Global Compact for Migration (GCM) consists of detailed discussions of the second revised draft of the document, as circulated by the co-facilitators from Mexico and Switzerland on 28 May. H.E. Mr. Péter Szijjártó took the floor on the first day in a national capacity and expressed Hungary’s views on the second revised draft based on the position that migration cannot be perceived as a positive phenomenon, while it presents risks and security challenges for the countries of origin, transit and destination at the same time.
H.E. Mr. Péter Szijjártó met Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs
H.E. Mr. Péter Szijjártó and Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs H.E. Ms. Rosemary DiCarlo had an introductory meeting at the UN, where Minister Szijjártó met H.E. Pavlo Klimkin, Ukrainian Minister for Foreign Affairs on the margin of Security Council open briefing on Ukraine.