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Permanent Mission of Hungary to the OSCE, the UN and Other International Organizations in Vienna
May 10, 2016 9:52 AM
The UN General Assembly Special Session on the world drug problem adopted by acclamation on April 19 in New York the outcome document previously agreed in Vienna. The event was a timely and excellent opportunity to assess achievements and reflect on the situation of the world drug problem since the Political Declaration and Plan of Action of 2009. Hungary welcomes the adoption of the outcome document which reflects common views and promotes results achieved so far and identifies new challenges in this field. The Head of the Hungarian Delegation, Mr. Imre Nyitrai, Deputy State Secretary of the Ministry of Human Capacities highlights in his statement that while the drug problem is becoming a more and more complex phenomenon, during the last decade our own new reality has become the rapid appearance of new psychoactive substances.
June 29, 2016 2:26 PM
The Permanent Mission of Hungary organized for the fourth time a visit for Vienna based Ambassadors to the Paks Nuclear Power Plant. This time 12 representatives from the following countries participated: Australia, Japan, Indonesia, Germany and Russia. The participants also had the chance to visit the Maintenance and Training Centre, the temporary storage facility for spent fuel and the intermediate waste storage site in Bátaapáti. The executives of the institutions, Mr István Hamvas, CEO of the NPP and Mr. Ferenc Kereki, CEO of the Radioactive Waste Management Public Company as well as Dr. Attila Aszódi, Government Commisioner for the Paks II Project, provided the guests with thorough presentations of their activities.
April 13, 2016 1:09 PM
Preventing the exploitation of human trafficking victims through forced criminality was the focus of the 2016 Alliance against Trafficking in Persons conference.
March 10, 2016 8:50 AM
Hungary together with the European Commission, Joint Research Centre (EC-JRC), in collaboration with Japan and the United States of America celebrated on March 9 the anniversaries of their respective Support Programmes to the Department of Safeguards of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The Director General of the IAEA, Yukija Amano also took part in the event. These Support Programmes strengthen IAEA safeguards by providing specific services and development work. Their main goal is to transfer technology and expertise, including development, provision and demonstration of technology, technical support, training, analysis services and human resources to the IAEA, thus contributing to the enhancement of international safeguards by improving their effectiveness and efficiency of safeguards implementation.
March 22, 2016 9:51 AM
Sustainable Energy 4 ALL seminar hosted by Hungary on February 22
September 28, 2015 10:32 AM
UNIDO DG Li Yong on a two day visit to Budapest on September 9-10 met with Hungarian officials and ministers, including Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Mihály Varga, Minister of National Economy.
September 3, 2015 3:11 PM
Dr István Bondár, senior seismologist at the Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences has attended the Preparatory Commission Working Group B 45th Session as a technical expert for the Hungarian delegation. Dr Bondár has recently been elected to be the Chair of the Working Group 4 (CTBTO Relations) of the International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks (FDSN), a global organisation representing seismic network operators and promoting free and open data exchange. Many IMS seismic stations also members of the FDSN and the coordination between the CTBTO and the FDSN is important for both organisations. As the new chair of the FDSN Working Group IV Dr Bondár met the Executive Secretary, Dr Lassina Zerbo in his office and discussed the future cooperation between the CTBTO and the FDSN.
July 9, 2015 9:19 AM
Former Foreign Minister János Martonyi chaired the panel discussion on the 35th anniversary of the Vienna Convention on International Sale of Goods on July 6. At the meeting it was announced that Hungary on this day will withdraw its written form declaration under the Convention. The meeting was part of the 48th session of the UNCITRAL between June 29 and July 16.
August 25, 2015 4:04 PM
The biannual Science and Technology conference organised by the CTBTO took place in Vienna, Austria 22-26 June, 2015 Hungrian participants included Dr István Bondár, senior scientist as well as Dr Katalin Gribovszki and Dr Márta Kiszely, researchers at the Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
June 25, 2015 9:59 AM
The COPOUS plenary took place in Vienna between June 10-19. The Hungarian Delegation was led by Dr. Fruzsina Tari, section head at the Hungarian Space Research Office of the Ministry of National Development. She delivered the Hungarian Statement, which highlighted the major events and achievements of Hungary in the field of space research over the past year.
April 9, 2015 10:45 AM
The government commissioner responsible for the Paks2 NPP new build project, Dr. Attila Aszódi, lead the Hungarian delegation on April 8 during a roundtable discussion with senior officials from the IAEA. The Hungarian team also included Mr. Gyula Fichtinger, Director General of the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority and other senior officials. The consultations were opened by Ambassador Károly Dán and Mr. Mikhail Chudakov, IAEA Deputy Director General.
March 20, 2015 10:03 AM
The Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) convened for its 58th Session during March 9-17, 2015. Ambassador Károly Dán presided over the interactive discussion on Drugs and Human Rights.
March 30, 2015 11:35 AM
The CTBTO Working Group B met between March 16 and 27 in Vienna. Dr. István Bondár, senior seismologist at the Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences participated at the meeting.
March 30, 2015 12:05 PM
On March 9, 2015, a meeting of the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) IAEA Drafting Group was convened at the premises of the Hungarian Permanent Mission in Vienna in order to exchange ideas regarding the Action Plan to be elaborated on the role of the IAEA.
March 20, 2015 9:39 AM
Government Commissioner Dr. Attila Aszódi in charge of the enlargement of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant recently presented information to the IAEA leadership regarding the state of the PAKS II. development project
March 20, 2015 9:56 AM
On February 23, 2015, the CTBTO Secretariat convened an Informal Consultation meeting of subscribing states with the aim of changing the target date of the Conference on Facilitating Entry into Force of the CTBT (Article XIV), and approving member-state applications for the Article XIV Presidency.
December 17, 2014 9:17 AM
Ambassador Károly Dán has presented his credentials to the head of the OSCE, CTBTO, IAEA, UNIDO and UNOV, accrediting him as Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Hungary to the International Organizations in Vienna
December 10, 2014 9:35 AM
The most sophisticated on-site inspection exercise conducted to date by the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) formally concludes this week.
November 19, 2014 1:42 PM
The United Nations Women's Guild will
Annual Charity Bazaar organized by the UN Women's Guild will take place on 29 November 2014. As in the previous years, the Permanent Mission of Hungary to the OSCE, the UN and other International Organizations will feature two stalls, where visitors will be able to purchase souvenirs and experience traditional Hungarian cuisine. Admission to the event is free and open to everybody.
November 3, 2014 12:08 PM
IFE14 is an Integrated Field Exercise to simulate an almost entire on-site inspection (OSI) in Jordan from 3 November to 9 December 2014 organized by the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO).
September 26, 2014 4:00 PM
Around 30 foreign ministers and in total representatives from over 90 countries met on Friday 26 September at the UN in New York to issue a joint call for the entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT).
September 25, 2014 10:24 AM
A two-day Scientific Forum during the IAEA's annual General Conference emphasized the need for a comprehensive, integrated, cradle-to-grave approach for management of radioactive waste.