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Minister Szijjártó addressed the UNGA plenary on “The situation in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine”

On Thursday, February 20, 2020, H. E. Minister Szijjártó addressed the General Assembly’s plenary session on “The situation in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine”, besides his several other meetings in the UN. In his statement, Minister Szijjártó stressed that while fully supporting the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, Hungary firmly rejects the violations of indigenous Hungarian minorities’ rights by the neighbouring country.
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H.E. Mr. János Áder, President of Hungary participated in the UN Climate Action Summit 2019

H.E. Mr. János Áder, President of Hungary participated in the United Nations Climate Action Summit 2019, which was convened by the Secretary General of the UN on 23 September 2019 on the margin of the 74th Session of General Assembly. President Áder also held bilateral meetings with H.E. Mr. António Guterres Secretary General of the United Nations, H.E. Mr. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi President of Egypt, H.E. Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta President of Kenya, H.E. Mr. Lenín Moreno President of Ecuador, H.E. Mr. Jean Crétien former Prime Minister of Canada as well as H.E. Mr. Qu Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization.
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H.E. Mr. Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary participated in the High-Level Segment of the ECOSOC Political Forum at the United Nations Headquarters on 17 July 2019

H.E. Mr. Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary participated in the High-Level Segment’s General Debate of the annual High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on 17 July. Minister Szijjártó also held bilateral meetings with H.E. Mr. Muhammad Abdul Mannan, Minister of Planning of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, H.E. Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Investments of the Republic of Cuba as well as H.E. Ms. Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).
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Hungary calls for wider cooperation and strengthened UN responses to prevent mass atrocity crimes

a63bef8d66fd50530c16f75454976a0edb4249c9 On June 27 and 28, 2019, the UN General Assembly held a successful formal debate on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) entitled “Responsibility to Protect and the Prevention of Genocide, War Crimes, Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes Against Humanity”. The formal debate organized for the second time after 2009 addressed the UN Secretary-General's eleventh annual report on R2P, entitled “Lessons Learned for Prevention” In Hungary’s national statement delivered by Legal Adviser Mr. Gyula Mike reaffirmed Hungary’s strong commitment towards the principle of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) was reaffirmed.
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