H.E. Ambassador Katalin Annamária Bogyay hosted a reception on the occasion of “Introducing the process of Regional Counter-Terrorism Conferences preparing the second High-level Conference of Heads of Counter-Terrorism Agencies” on 9 October 2019
H.E. Ambassador Katalin Annamária Bogyay hosted a reception with the participation of nearly 100 participants form Mission around the United Nations on 9 October 2019 at the Permanent Mission of Hungary. H.E. Vladimir Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General from the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) has presented the details of the process and outcomes of Regional Counter-Terrorism Conferences aiming at preparing the second High-level Conference of Heads of Counter-Terrorism Agencies in 2020.
H.E. Mr. János Áder, President of Hungary participated in the UN Climate Action Summit 2019
Joining forces and redoubling efforts to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment for all
On the occasion of addressing the results of the strategy developed during the 73rd session of the General Assembly, to push forward the narrative of gender equality and empowerment of woman and build momentum for the preparation for the 25th Anniversary of Bejing Declaration and Platform of Action, H.E. Ms. Maria Fernanda Espinosa Gracés, President of the General Assembly organized a high-level event at the UN Headquarters. In her statement, H.E. Ambassador Bogyay, Permanent Representative of Hungary introduced her initiative, the ‘Circle of Women Ambassadors’ at the UN she set up in 2015 and talked about the importance of networking, women empowerment, fighting stereotypes and joint forces within the UN as panelist at the panel discussion ‘Synergies between UN networks that encourage women participation and support the sharing of knowledge and experience’.
Launch of the United Nations Plan of Action to Safeguard Religious Sites
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres launched the United Nations Plan of Action to Safeguard Religious Sites during an informal briefing about the United Nations Plan of Action at the UN Headquarters on 12 September 2019. The Secretary-General tasked Mr. Miguel Moratinos, the High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) with developing the Plan of Action on 22 March 2019 in the aftermath of the tragic terror attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. In her statement, H.E. Ambassador Bogyay, Permanent Representative of Hungary underlined the importance of ensuring the realization of human rights as a solid basis for safeguarding religious sites such as the need for international cooperation and dialogue among religious denominations to fight together against the attacks on religious sites.
High-level dialogue on reaffirming the commitment to multilateralism
The Permanent Mission of Ecuador together with Permanent Mission of Norway and the Permanent Mission of Russia to the UN co-hosted a high-level dialogue in association with the NYU Center on International Cooperation on reaffirming the commitment to multilateralism through the strengthening of the international system and institutions on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the UN. In her statement, H.E. Ambassador Bogyay, Permanent Representative of Hungary underlined the importance of dialogue and cooperation among Member States within the UN and beyond, to reinforce the commitment to multilateralism and reform initiatives of the UN Secretary-General, H.E. Mr. António Guterres.