H.E Minister of State Katalin Novák participates at CSocD56
H.E. Ms Katalin Novák, Minister of State for Family and Youth Affairs and H.E. Ms Boglárka Illés, Deputy State Secretary for Youth Affairs and Equal Opportunities, and Ms Zsófia Rácz, UN Youth Delegate participated at the 56th Session of the Commission for Social Development and the ECOSOC Youth Forum from 29-31 January 2018 in New York.
Meeting of the Group of Friends of Water with the President of the General Assembly
H.E. Ambassador Katalin Annamária Bogyay, Hungary’s Permanent Representative to the UN participated at the meeting of the Permanent Representatives of the Steering Committee of the Friends of Water with the President of the General Assembly on 29 January to discuss the preparations for the high-level World Water Day event of 22 March 2018, which is about to launch the “2018–2028 International Decade for Action – Water for Sustainable Development”.
V4 statement on the Future of Europe
Under the Hungarian V4 Presidency the V4 Prime Ministers held a summit in Budapest on 26 January 2018. The Visegrad Countries reiterate their common approach concerning the Future of Europe as expressed in their declarations before the Bratislava and Rome meetings of the Heads of State and Government as well as their support to the Bratislava roadmap and the Rome declaration. The Visegrad countries welcome the debate on the future of the EU as they believe that the EU is the best framework to face and tackle both internal and external challenges. The Prime Ministers also discussed the issue of mass migration including the process aiming at creating a Global Compact on Migration in the United Nations framework.
Hungarian Minister of Justice, H.E. Mr. László Trócsányi visited New York
The Hungarian Minister of Justice, H.E. Mr. László Trócsányi and his distinguished delegation visited New York between 14-18 November 2017.
Thematic session on “Women as Leaders for Diversity and Development" of the World Science Forum in Jordan on 7-11 November 2017
Jordan is hosting World Science Forum, the largest ever scientific gathering of the Middle East under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II. bin Al-Hussein at the Dead See on 7-11 November 2017 around the theme of ‘Science for Peace’. The Forum has been co-organized by the Royal Scientific Society of Jordan, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the International Council for Science (ICSU), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and chaired by Her Royal Highness Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan of Jordan. H.E. Ambassador Katalin Annamária Bogyay, Hungary’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations and member of the Forum’s Steering Committee led the thematic session on “Women as Leaders for Diversity and Development" on 8 November as moderator with Her Majesty Queen Noor Al-Hussein, H.R.H. Princess Sumaya, South Africa’s Minister for Science and Technology, as well as senior women managers of AAAS, the Japan Science and Technology Agency, the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science, and the European Research Council as speakers.