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Pictorial History

Welcome to an on-line pictorial history of the United Nations Association of Hungary in the last three decades. Note that you can view full-size versions (depending on the original size) by clicking on any photograph.

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At the invitation of the United Nations Associations of China (UNA-China), the delegation of the United Nations Association of Hungary headed by Mr. Gombos Ervin, Secretary-General of UNA-Hungary, and MmeMs. Eszter Lukacs, Member of the Presidium, visited Beijing and Guangzhou from 8-12 May, 2017.

During their stay in China visit, Ambassador Lu Shumin, President of UNA-China, Mme. Zhang Dan, Vice-President and Director-General of UNA-China, Mr. Yang Tao, Deputy Director-General of the Department of International Organizations and Conferences of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Mr. Luo Jun, Vice-Director of Foreign Affairs Office of the Government of Guangdong Province, met with with themthe delegation. The Hungarian guests also held discussion with professorsfaculties and students of the School of International Relations and Diplomacy of Beijing Foreign Studies University on issues of common interest.

General Assembly of the UNA in 2017 lecturers
On 23 May 2017 the UNA of Hungary held its annual General Assembly. Prof. Dr Zoltán Szenes, ret. colonel-general, former chief of staff, member of the Presidium of the UNA gave a lecture on „The New Phase of the Global Arms Race and Hungary”. Afterwards the GA discussed and adopted the Report on the UNA’s Activities in 2016 and the Programme for 2017. On the photo from left: Zoltán Szenes, Mihály Simai, President and Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General
General Assembly of the UNA in 2017 participants
Participants of the UNA's General Assembly in 2017
USA, China and Russia lecturers
On 30 March 2017 the UNA of Hungary and the Institute of World Economy of the Budapest Corvinus University held a symposium on „The USA, China and Russia, the emerging geostrategic triangle and Hungary”. The lecturers were from left: Prof. Mihály Simai, President of the UNA; moderator: Prof. Emer. Dr. Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General of the UNA and Prof. István Magas of the University.
USA, China and Russia participants 1
On 30 March 2017 the UNA of Hungary and the Institute of World Economy of the Budapest Corvinus University held a symposium on „The USA, China and Russia, the emerging geostrategic triangle and Hungary”. Participants
USA, China and Russia participants 2
On 30 March 2017 the UNA of Hungary and the Institute of World Economy of the Budapest Corvinus University held a symposium on „The USA, China and Russia, the emerging geostrategic triangle and Hungary”. Participants of the symposium...
Human Rights Day 2016 lecturers
Human Rights Day 2016. Lecturers at the conference organized by the UNA: 1. Dr. Adrienne Komanovics associate university professor: Human Rights in the EU in 2016; 2. Mihály Simai academician: Trump’s programme, the UN and the Human Rights; 3. Vanda Lamm academician: 50th Anniversary of the Human Rights Covenants. (Moderator Prof. Emer. Dr. Ervin Gömbös.)
Human Rights Day 2016 participants
Human Rights Day 2016. Part of the audience
Human Rights Day 2016 participants 2
Human Rights Day 2016. Part of the audience
Külügyi Intézet 20161114 panel
On 14 November 2016 the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) has organized a roundtable discussion on „New UN Secretary-General – New Beginning? - Tasks and Challenges in front of the Organization and its Secretary-General”. Participants (from left): Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General, United Nations Association of Hungary; Moderator: Marianne Berecz, Senior Research Fellow, IFAT and Tamás Kuntár, Head of the Department of International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Külügyi Intézet 20161114 résztvevők
Part of the audience at 14 November 2016 roundtable on the „New UN Secretary-General – New Beginning? - Tasks and Challenges in front of the Organization and its Secretary-General”.
Luxembourg WFUNA 70
On 19 October 2016, UNA-Luxembourg, in collaboration with WFUNA, organized a celebration of 70 years from the foundation of WFUNA in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. WFUNA was founded on 2 August 1946 by 22 United Nations Associations (UNAs). This was one year after the UN Charter was proclaimed with the opening words “We the peoples of the United Nations”. Ever since, WFUNA has been the only global organization with the primary mission of supporting the principles and purposes of the United Nations. The UNA of Hungary was represented by Eszter Lukács, member of the Presidium (in the middle in blue).
56 Revolution Commemoration - Presidium
On the 20th of October 2016 the UNA of Hungary in cooperation with the Corvinus University of Budapest and the International Diplomatic Student Association (IDSA) organized a commemorative meeting on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The event was opened by Prof. Dr. András Lánczi, Rector of the University. On the photo next to him the lecturers of the meeting: Prof. Emer. Dr. Mihály Simai, President of the UNA of Hungary (left) and Dr. Gusztáv D. Kecskés, Senior Researcher at Institute of History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
56 Revolution Commemoration - Students
At the commemorative meeting on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution in 1956 excerpts were read up from Mr. Béla Király’s (Commander of the National Guard in 1956) study: “The Hungarian Question in the UN: 1956-1963” by students: (from left) Katinka Zsófia Mossóczy, Géza Kovács-Dobák, Borbála Bretus and Zoltán Aguera.
56 Revolution Commemoration - Participants
Participants of the commemorative meeting on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution in 1956.
56 Revolution Commemoration - Imre Nagy relief
Participants of the commemorative meeting wreathed the memorial relief (in the Hall of the University) of Imre Nagy, Prime Minister during the revolution (Professor of the University).
UNA China delegation in the Hungarian Parliamen
Upon the invitation of the UNA of Hungary the delegation of the UNA China visited Budapest between 25 and 28 May 2016. The delegation in the Parliament’s Chamber of the Upper House (from left): Ambassador LU Shumin, President, Mr. ZHANG Yi, Deputy Director General, Mr. LIU Zhixian, Vice-President and Director General and Ms. LI Xueyao, Program Director
UNA China Delegation in the Hungarian Foreign Ministry
Upon the invitation of the UNA of Hungary the delegation of the UNA China visited Budapest between 25 and 28 May 2016. HE. Ádám Zoltán Kovács, Deputy State Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (on the photo in the middle) hosted a working lunch for the delegation. In front of him is Anna Szénási, UN desk in the Ministry, Dr. Tamás Kuntár, Head of the Department of International Organizations in the Ministry is second from left.
Kínai Delegáció a MENSZT elnökségénél
Upon the invitation of the UNA of Hungary the delegation of the UNA China visited Budapest between 25 and 28 May 2016. Meeting with the Presidium of the UNA of Hungary. From left: Mr. ZHANG Yi, Deputy Director General, Ambassador LU Shumin, President, Mr. LIU Zhixian, Vice-President and Director General and Ms. LI Xueyao, Program Director
UNA China Delegation with the Presidium of the UNA of Hungary 1
Upon the invitation of the UNA of Hungary the delegation of the UNA China visited Budapest between 25 and 28 May 2016. Meeting with the Presidium of the UNA of Hungary.
UNA China Delegation with the Presidium of the UNA of Hungary 2
Upon the invitation of the UNA of Hungary the delegation of the UNA China visited Budapest between 25 and 28 May 2016. Meeting with the Presidium of the UNA of Hungary.
Simai Mihály 2016.02.10.
Second conference on „Future of Minorities in the Globalizing World” (10 February 2016) sponsored by the National Cooperation Fund. Prof. Mihály SIMAI, President of the UNA of Hungary opens the conference. On his right is Nándor BÁRDI, one of the Conference’ lecturer.
Gömbös Ervin 2016.02.10.
Second conference on „Future of Minorities in the Globalizing World” (10 February 2016) sponsored by the National Cooperation Fund. Introductory remarks by Dr. Ervin GÖMBÖS, Secretary-General of the UNA of Hungary, Moderator of the Conference.
Résztvevők 2016.02.10.
Second conference on „Future of Minorities in the Globalizing World” (10 February 2016) sponsored by the National Cooperation Fund. Participants
Huncik Péter 2016.02.10.
Second conference on „Future of Minorities in the Globalizing World” (10 February 2016) sponsored by the National Cooperation Fund. Lecture by Péter Hunčik (in the middle), scientific advisor (Dunaszerdahely, Slovakia): Hungary and the Hungarian Minorities in Slovakia”
Lakatos István 2016.02.10.
Second conference on „Future of Minorities in the Globalizing World” (10 February 2016) sponsored by the National Cooperation Fund. Lecture by Dr István LAKATOS, senior researcher, Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade: “The concept of Responsibility to Protect and the Protection of Minorities”
Bárdi Nándor 2016.02.10.
Second conference on „Future of Minorities in the Globalizing World” (10 February 2016) sponsored by the National Cooperation Fund. Lecture by Nándor BÁRDI PhD, Head of Section, senior research fellow, HAS Institute for Minority Studies: „The Hungarian Government Authorities and The Hungarian Minorities Outside of Hungary”.
Simai Mihály 2016.01.27.
2016: Possibilities and Risks in the World Development and in Hungary – panel discussion on 27 January 2016: Prof. Mihály SIMAI, President of the UNA of Hungary is lecturing: „Uncertainties in the Global Security in 2016”.
Résztvevők 2016.01.27.
2016: Possibilities and Risks in the World Development and in Hungary – panel discussion on 27 January 2016: Participants on the left side in the Auditorium.
Rostoványi Zsolt 2016.01.27.
2016: Possibilities and Risks in the World Development and in Hungary – panel discussion on 27 January 2016: Prof. Zsolt ROSTOVÁNYI, Rector of the Budapest Corvinus University is lecturing: “Prospects in the Middle-East Crisis in 23016”.
Farkas Zoltán 2016.01.27.
2016: Possibilities and Risks in the World Development and in Hungary – panel discussion on 27 January 2016: Senior Journalist Zoltán FARKAS at HVG is lecturing: “Risks and Opportunities in Hungary’s Development in 2016”
Minorities10122015Lecturers
On the occasion of the International Human Rights Day (10 December 2015) the United Nations Association of Hungary held a conference on „Future of Minorities in the Globalizing World” sponsored by the National Cooperation Fund. Lecturers of the Conference: dr. Balázs Tárnok, PhD student, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Balázs Vizi, senior research fellow, HAS Institute for Minority Studies, Zoltán Sz. Bíró, senior research fellow HAS Institute of History, Prof. Mihály Simai, President of the UNA and Amb. Ágnes Hevesi, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Minorities10122015Participants
Conference on „Future of Minorities in the Globalizing World” (10 December 2015) sponsored by the National Cooperation Fund. Participants.
WFUNA 41st Plenary
41st Plenary Assembly of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (Vancouver, Canada, 18-23 November 2015) Secretary-General Bonian Golmohammadi (Sweden) presents WFUNA's activities during the opening ceremony of the 41st Plenary Assembly to UNA representatives from around the world
WFUNA 41st Plenary Ervin Gömbös Chairing
41st Plenary Assembly of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (Vancouver, Canada, 18-23 November 2015) Dr. Ervin Gömbös (Hungary) Vice-President of WFUNA chairing the plenary meeting. Next to him from left: Sundeep Bhutoria (India), Treasurer of WFUNA, Bonian Golmohammadi (Sweden), Secretary General of WFUNA, and ont he far right Kathryn White (Canada), Chair of the Executive Committee (ExCo) of WFUNA. Later Ervin Gömbös was elected as member of the WFUNA ExCo, while Kathryn White as Vice-Chair of the ExCo.
WFUNA 41st Plenary African Delegates
41st Plenary Assembly of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (Vancouver, Canada, 18-23 November 2015) Dr. Ervin Gömbös (Hungary) with African Delegates
UN Day in 2015: participants 1
On the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the UN, the 60th Anniversary of Hungary’s membership in the UN and the UN Day the UNA of Hungary, the IX. Section of Economics and Law of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) and the Közgáz Alumni organized a panel discussion-on 20 October 2015 at the Budapest Corvinus University: „The 70-year old UN in the 21st Century’s World – Retrospection and the Future”
UN Day in 2015: Simai Mihály
UN Day in 2015: Prof. Mihály Simai, President of the UNA of Hungary, Moderator of the event opened the meeting. He spoke about the achievements of the UN
UN Day in 2015:Simait hallgatják
UN Day in 2015: listening to Prof. Mihály Simai’s opening remarks.
UN Day in 2015: Hollai Imre
UN Day in 2015: Imre Hollai, President of the 37th Session of the UN General Assembly spoke about the birth of the UN, Hungary’s accession to the UN and the role of the member states
UN Day in 2015: Lamm Vanda
UN Day in 2015: Vanda Lamm, full member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) emphasized that one of the major achievement of the UN is in the area of the codification of human right
UN Day in 2015: Kuntár Tamás
UN Day in 2015: Dr. Tamás Kuntár, Head of Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade spoke about the UN Summit in September 2015 and the currently running session of the UN General Assembly
UN Day in 2015: Sulyok Gábor
UN Day in 2015: Dr. Gábor Sulyok, Head of Section, Institute for Legal Studies of the HAS gave an overview about the reform proposals for the Security Council.
UN Day in 2015: participants 2
UN Day in 2015: participants
UN Day in 2015: Kecskés D. Gusztáv
UN Day in 2015: Gusztáv D. Kecskés, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of History of the HAS spoke about Hungary’s accession to the UN and the “Hungarian Question” in the General Assembly
UN Day in 2015: Szörényi András
UN Day in 2015: Q&A session. one of the participants (András Szörényi) was inquiring about the translation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
UN Day 2015 Ervin Gömbös
UN Day in 2015: Dr. Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General of the UNA spoke about the publication of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1985 and its dissemination.
UN Day in 2015: participants 3
UN Day in 2015: participants
Résztvevők (Migrációs konferencia, 2015. október 1.)
The United Nations Association of Hungary in cooperation with Közgáz Alumni organized a conference on „Societies and Migration: Challenge of the 21st Century (Who? From Where? In Which Direction? Why?) at the Budapest Corvinus University on 1 October 2015. Some 500 persons participated the event.
Simai Mihály (Migrációs konferencia, 2015. október 1.)
Prof Mihály Simai, President of the UN Association, moderator of the conference makes his introductory remarks. (Conference on Migration, 1 October 2015)
Herczog_Simon_Lehel (Migrációs konferencia, 2015. október 1.)
Lecturers of the Conference on Migration (1 October 2015): Dr. Mária Herczog, sociologist, Ernő Simon, spokesperson for UNHCR in Hungary and Balázs Lehel program coordinator of IOM in Budapest.
Herczog Máriát hallgatják (Migrációs konferencia, 2015. október 1.)
Participants listen to Dr. Mária Herczog’s lecture: Migration in the context of the International Convention on the Rights of the Child (Conference on Migration, 1 October 2015)
Rostoványi_Gömbös (Migrációs konferencia, 2015. október 1.)
Zsolt Rostoványi, Rector of the Budapest Corvinus University (left) and Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General of the UNA of Hungary. Behind them Marietta Szabó, Secretary of the UNS and André Erdős, Vice-President of the UNA at the Conference on Migration (1 October 2015)
Simon Ernő (Migrációs konferencia, 2015. október 1.)
Ernő Simon, spokesperson for UNHCR in Hungary who spent a long time with migrants at the Hungarian-Serbian and Hungarian-Croatian borders in addition to UNHCR’s policy and evaluation of the situation spoke about his personal experience as well. (Conference on Migration, 1 October 2015)
Lehel Balázs (Migrációs konferencia, 2015. október 1.)
Balázs Lehel program coordinator of IOM in Budapest is lecturing on IOM’s policy and activities. (Conference on Migration, 1 October 2015)
Kovács László (Migrációs konferencia, 2015. október 1.)
László Kovács, former Foreign Minister and EU Commissioner at the Conference on Migration (1 October 2015):
Mobile UN Academy 2015.05.06.

The United Nations Association of Hungary and the National University of Public Service organized a Mobile UN Academy on 6 May 2015 at the University. The theme of the English language Academy was: „THE UNITED NATIONS IN A TURBULENT WORLD - 70 years in building peace and security”. The programme of the Academy can be seen here:

http://www.menszt.hu/hirek_aktualitasok/kettos_ensz_evfordulo_ensz_70_magyar_ensz_tagsag_60

József Padányi
Prof. Brigadier-General József Padányi, Vice Rector for Science, National University of Public Service opens the Mobile UN Academy on 6 May 2015
Péter Tálas
Dr. Péter Tálas, Dean, Faculty of International and European Studies (National University of Public Service) welcomes the participants of the Mobile UN Academy on 6 May 2015
Mihály Simai
Prof. Mihály Simai, President, UN Association of Hungary delivers a lecture on the „Future of UN Peacekeeping in Light of Global Security Challenges” at the Mobile UN Academy on 6 May 2015
Mobile UN Academy2015.05.06. some of the participants
Some of the participants at the Mobile UN Academy on 6 May 2015
Zoltán Szenes
Closing remarks at the Mobile UN Academy on 6 May 2015 by Prof. Zoltán Szenes, Head of Department at the National University of Public Service, former Colonel-General, member of the Presidium of the UN Association
GA gathering
Quinquennial General Assembly of the UNA of Hungary – 2015. People are arriving to the Assembly. (Photo: Márton Gorka)
GA - the auditorium is full
Quinquennial General Assembly of the UNA of Hungary – 2015. Now the auditorium is full, the meeting can start. (Photo: Márton Gorka)
GA - Simai opens the Assembly
Quinquennial General Assembly of the UNA of Hungary – 2015. Prof. Mihály Simai opens the General Assemply. Next to him are Dr. Ervin Gömbös Secretary-General of the UNA and State Secretary Csaba Kőrösi keynote speaker (former ambassador to the UN). (Photo: Márton Gorka)
GA - Kőrösi speaks
Quinquennial General Assembly of the UNA of Hungary – 2015. Keynote speaker of the event was H.E. Csaba Körösi, former ambassador to the UN and Co-Chair of the Open Working Group on SDGs at the UN, now as State Secretary he is the Head of the Directorate of Environmental Sustainability in the Office of the Hungarian President. His lecture was: “Is 2015 a Decisive Year for Sustainable Development? The UN is again in the Mainstream of Negotiations”(Photo: Márton Gorka)
GA - Simai comments
Quinquennial General Assembly of the UNA of Hungary – 2015. Prof. Mihály Simai is commenting on Kőrösi's lecture. (Photo: Márton Gorka)
GA - Gömbös presents a book
Quinquennial General Assembly of the UNA of Hungary – 2015. Dr. Ervin Gömbös, Secrety-General of the UNA is presenting the UNA's latest publication (Basic Facts about the UN - in Hungarian). Next to him is Judit Vadlövő, rapporteur of the Assembly. (Photo: Márton Gorka)
GA - Erdős chairs
Quinquennial General Assembly of the UNA of Hungary – 2015. André Erdős, Vice-President of the UNA (former ambassador to the UN) is chairing the second part of the Assembly. (Photo: Mothó)
GA - Documents distributed
Quinquennial General Assembly of the UNA of Hungary – 2015. Documents are distributed. (Photo: Motyó)
GA - Election starts
Quinquennial General Assembly of the UNA of Hungary – 2015. Elections. Ballot-papers are collected. (Photo: Márton Gorka)
Human Rights Day 2014 Simai
The Human Rights Day meeting on 9 December 2014 was opened by Prof. Mihály Simai, President of the United Nations Association of Hungary.
Human Rights Day 2014 Martin Nesirsky
Mr. Martin NESIRKY (in the middle), Director of the United Nations Information Service (UNIS) Vienna was the keynote speaker of the Human Rights Day meeting: „Future of Human Rights in a Changing and Radicalizing World”. On his left is Prof. Simai, President of the UNA, on his right Dr. Ervin Gömbös Secretary-General.
Human Rights Day 2014 participants
Participants of the Human Rights Day meeting on 9 December 2014.
Human Rights Day 2014 Belgian ambassador
Participants of the Human Rights Day meeting on 9 December 2014. On the far left is H.E. Ambassador Jo INDEKEU of Belgium.
Human Rights Day 2014 IDSA leadership
Following the Human Rights Day meeting Mr. Martin Nesirky (far left) met the leadership of the International Diplomatic Student Association. Next to him is Mr. Adam Geiszt, President of the Association. On the far right is Judit Vadlövő, Consultant for Hungary, United Nations Information Service (UNIS) Vienna.
Topolánszky
The drug problem is high on the agenda of the UNA of Hungary. Among others the UNA annually launches the International Narcotic Control Board’s (INCB) report in February in Hungary. On the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (26 June) the UNA also presents the World Drug Report by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to the Hungarian public. Ákos Topolánszky, Head of the UNA’s Narcotic Drug Committee introduces the 2014 report to the press and public.
UNCTAD report - Magas - Simai
On 24 June 2014 Academician Mihály Simai, adviser of UNCTAD and President of the UNA of Hungary has introduced UNCTAD’s „WORLD INVESTMENT REPORT-2014” to the press and other interested professionals. After Simai’s introduction Prof. Dr. István Magas, Chair of the Department of World Economy, Corvinus University (on the left) spoke about the 50s Anniversary of UNCTAD.
UNCTAD report - Participants
Participants of the press conference on 24 June 2014 introducing UNCTAD’s „WORLD INVESTMENT REPORT-2014”
Next Four Years - lecturers
The UNA of Hungary and the Corvinus University Alumni continuing their lecture series organized a conference on 16 June 2014: “The International Challenges in the Coming Four Years and Hungary”. Lecturers (from left): Prof. Dr. Péter Ákos Bod, Corvinus University, András Deák chief researcher, Institute of World Economy, Academician Prof. Dr. Mihály Simai Corvinus University, President of the UNA, Prof. Dr. Miklós Szanyi University of Debrecen (moderator), Ágnes Szunomár, researcher, Institute of World Economy and István Kőrösi chief researcher, Institute of World Economy
Next Four Years -participants
Participants of the conference on “The International Challenges in the Coming Four Years and Hungary” on 16 June 2014
EU UNAs GENEVA 2-3 June 2014
Meeting of the leaders of the European UN Associations in Geneva on 2-3 June 2014
EU Elections - Simai
The UNA of Hungary and the Corvinus University Alumni organized a meeting about the EU Parliamentary Election on 29 May 2014. Academician Mihály Simai, President of the UNA spoke about “The Expectable Consequences of the EU Parliamentary Election”.
EU Elections - audience
Listening to Academician Mihály Simai’s lecture (“The Expectable Consequences of the EU Parliamentary Election”) on 29 May 2014
Transnationals - panel
The UNA of Hungary and the Corvinus University Alumni continuing their lecture series organized a panel discussion on 24 April 2014: “The Transnational Corporations (Multinationals) and Hungary”. Members of the panel (from left): Prof. Dr. Péter Gál, Corvinus University; László Wolf, Deputy Director General, OTP, Péter Wintermantel, Deputy State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Dr. Magdolna Sass, chief researcher, Institute of Economy. Moderator: Academician Mihály Simai.
Transnationals - audience
Audience of the panel discussion (“The Transnational Corporations (Multinationals) and Hungary”) on 24 April 2014
Second Decade - lecturers
The UNA of Hungary and the Corvinus University Alumni continuing their lecture series organized a debating evening on 27 February 2014: “Will 2014 be a Decisive Year of the Second Decade?” Lecturers (from left): Academician Mihály Simai: “New Risks and Stabilizing Factors in the World Politics”; Prof. Dr. István Magas, Head of the Department of World Economy, BCE: “Has the Boom of the Global Economy Started?”; Prof. Dr. Péter Gál, Department of World Economy, BCE: “Built in Domestic Problems in 2014”; Miklós Szanyi, Deputy Director of the Institute of World Economy (moderator) and István Körösi, Chief Researcher, Institute of World Economy: “What does the New EU Budget Indicate?”
Second Decade - participants
Participants of the debating evening on 27 February 2014: “Will 2014 be a Decisive Year of the Second Decade?”
EU UNAs Brussels 25-26 November 2013
Meeting of the leaders of the European UN Associations in Brussels on 25-26 November 2013
UNDAY2013Erdős-Rostoványi-Simai
UN Day, 24 October 2013. The UNA of Hungary and the Corvinus University Alumni organized a panel discussion on “The Syrian Crisis and the UN”. Members of the panel (from left): Amb. André Erdős, former permanent representative of Hungary to the UN and Prof. Dr. Zsolt Rostoványi, Rector of the Budapest Corvinus University (BCE). On the photo Academician Mihály Simai, President of the UNA, opens the discussion.
UN Day 2013 Gömbös
UN Day, 24 October 2013. The UNA of Hungary and the Corvinus University Alumni organized a panel discussion on “The Syrian Crisis and the UN”. Members of the panel: Amb. André Erdős, former permanent representative of Hungary to the UN and Prof. Dr. Zsolt Rostoványi, Rector of the Budapest Corvinus University. On the photo Dr. Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General of the UNA is presenting the UNA’s latest publication: “Basic Facts about the United Nations” in Hungarian. From left: Zsolt Rostoványi and Mihály Simai.
UN Day 2013 Participants 1
UN Day, 24 October 2013. The participants.
UN Day 2013 Participants 2
UN Day, 24 October 2013. The participants.
Post15Glatz-Wintermantel-Simai
In cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the UNA held a conference on the goals of the Post-2015 Agenda and the related Hungarian tasks. Some 70 representatives of Hungarian NGOs dealing with development issues attended. Peter Wintermantel, Deputy State Secretary of the Ministry opened the conference. Next to him is Academician Ferenc Glatz (left), Chair of the Social Advisory Board of the International Development Cooperation and Academician Mihály Simai, President of the UNA of Hungary.
Post15Wintermantel-Simai-Gömbös
In cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the UNA held a conference on the goals of the Post-2015 Agenda and the related Hungarian tasks. Some 70 representatives of Hungarian NGOs dealing with development issues attended. Keynote speaker Academician Mihály Simai, President of the UNA of Hungary is raising some important issues. Next to him is Peter Wintermantel, Deputy State Secretary of the Ministry (left) and Dr. Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General of the UNA, who spoke about the role if the UNAs in the post15 Agenda.
Post15Takács-Simai
In cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the UNA held a conference on the goals of the Post-2015 Agenda and the related Hungarian tasks. Some 70 representatives of Hungarian NGOs dealing with development issues attended. Closing remarks by Szabolcs Takács Deputy State Secretary, Political Director of the Ministry. Next to him on the right is Academician Mihály Simai, President of the UNA of Hungary
WFUNA ExCo 2013096-7
Participants of the WFUNA Executive Committee meeting in New York, on 6-7 September 2013
Jan Eliasson
Jan Eliasson (in the middle) Deputy Secretary-General of the UN is briefing the members of the WFUNA Executive Committee in New York on 6 September 2013. Next to him are Kathryn White (Canada), Chair of the Executive Committee and Bonian Golmohammadi (Sweden), Secretary-General of WFUNA
Erzsébet Nováky
In the spring of 2013 the UNA of Hungary and the Corvinus University Alumni organized a debating afternoon series. The third theme: “Hungary in 2020” (on 30 May 2013). Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Erzsébet Nováky (on the photo), Corvinus University, Zoltán Pitti, research professor, Corvinus University and Attila Havas, chjef researcher, Economic Research Institute. Moderator: Academician Csaba Csáki.
Attila Havas
In the spring of 2013 the UNA of Hungary and the Corvinus University Alumni organized a debating afternoon series. The third theme: “Hungary in 2020” (on 30 May 2013). Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Erzsébet Nováky, BCE, Zoltán Pitti, research professor, BCE and Attila Havas (on the photo),, chief researcher, Economic Research Institute. Moderator: Academician Csaba Csáki.
WFUNA ExCo 20130510-11
Meeting of the WFUNA Executive Committee in New York, on 10-11 May 2013
WFUNA ExCo 20130510-11 participants
Participants of the WFUNA Executive Committee meeting in New York, on 10-11 May 2013
Peter Launsky THieffenthal and Ervin Gömbös
Ervin Gömbös, Vice President of WFUNA attended meeting of the WFUNA Executive Committee in New York, on 10-11 May 2013 met with Peter Launsky Thieffenthal (left) who is Under-Secretary General of the UN responsible for Communication and Information. Mr. Gömbös presented him with the Hungarian version of the „Basic Facts about the UN” published by the UNA of Hungary.
Rácz-Palánkai-Gál-Ludvig
In the spring of 2013 the UNA of Hungary and the Corvinus University Alumni organized a debating afternoon series. The second theme: “Europe in 2020” (on 25 April 2013). Lecturers: Margit Rácz research director, Institute of World Economy, (“The EU in 2020”), Academician Tibor Palánkai (moderator), Prof. Dr. Péter Gál, Corvinus University (“The Medium Range Strategic Conceptions of the European Transnationals”) and Zsuzsa Ludvig chief researcher, Institute of World Economy, (“East-Europe Outside of the EU in 2020”).
Europe2020participants
Participants of the debating afternoon on “Europe in 2020” (on 25 April 2013).
EU UNAs Vienna 8-9 April 2013
Meeting of the European UN Associations in Vienna on 8-9 April 2013
Magas-Novák-Hrubos-Simai
In the spring of 2013 the UNA of Hungary and the Corvinus University Alumni organized a debating afternoon series. The first theme: “Main Issues of the World in 2020” (on 7 March 2013). Lecturers: Prof. Dr. István Magas, Chair of the Department of World Economy at Corvinus University, Tamás Novák, researcher, Institute of World Economy, Prof. Dr. Ildikó Hrubos, Corvinus University. Moderator: Academician Mihály Simai, President of the UNA of Hungary.
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Participants of the debating afternoon (7 March 2013) on “Main Issues of the World in 2020” .
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On 6 December 2012 the UNA of Hungary and the Corvinus University Alumni organized a round-table discussion on the “Situation and Perspectives of the Hungarian Banking System”. Participants of the discussion were: Júlia Király, Vice President of the Hungarian National Bank, György Zdeborszky, economist and Prof. Dr. Péter Gál.
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Audience of the round-table discussion on the “Situation and Perspectives of the Hungarian Banking System” on 6 December 2012.
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Participants of the 40th Plenary Assembly of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) in Rio de Janeiro, 6-10 November 2012
40th PA Park and Gömbös
Park Soo Gil (Republic of Korea), President of WFUNA and Dr. Ervin Gömbös (Hungary). Vice President of WFUNA at the 40th Plenary Assembly of WFUNA in 2012
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Bonian Golmohammadi (Sweden), Secretary-General of WFUNA, Kathryn White (Canada), Chair of the Executive Committee and Dr. Ervin Gömbös (Hungary), Vice President of WFUNA at the 40th Plenary Assembly of WFUNA in 2012
ENSZ-nap - Tóth Tibor
UN Day 2012: Ambassador Tibor Tóth, Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) held a lecture about his organizations’s activities at the UNA of Hungary.
Mobil ENSZ-Akadémia megnyitó
Mobile UN-Academy at the University of Debrecen on 11 October 2012: Prof. Dr. Béla Szabó, Vice-President Faculties of Natural Sciences, UD; Lilla Makkay Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Fernanda Guerrieri, Regional Representative, FAO; Prof. Dr. József Szabadfalvi, Dean, Faculty of Law, UD; Prof. Dr. Zsolt Páles, Vice-Rector, UD; Dr. Sándor Szemesi, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, UD and Dr. Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General, UNA of Hungary.
Mobil ENSZ-Akadémia résztvevők
Mobile UN-Academy at the University of Debrecen on 11 October 2012: participants
TiborFaradó-SándorKerekes
In the spring of 2012 the UNA of Hungary and the Corvinus University Alumni organized a lecture series. The theme of the third event (29 May 2012) was: “IS THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT SUSTAINABLE?Prof. Tibor Faragó, who attended the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio and its follow ups. Rio+5 and Rio+10, held the first lecture: „Handling the Global Ecological Crisis: What Happened with the Promises 20 years after the Earth Summit?” Behind him on the photo is Prof. Dr. Sándor Kerekes, Chair of the UNA’s Environmental Council, moderator of the event.
MihálySimai
The second lecturer of the conference on “IS THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT SUSTAINABLE?” was Academician Prof. Dr. Mihály Simai: “Manageability of the Global Social Crisis. Prospects of the World Economic Conditions and the World Conference”.
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Participants of the conference on “IS THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT SUSTAINABLE?” (29 May 2012)
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Participants of the conference on “IS THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT SUSTAINABLE?” (29 May 2012)
Prof. Attila Csikán
In the spring of 2012 the UNA of Hungary and the Corvinus University Alumni organized a lecture series. The second lecture was delivered by Professor Attila Chikán on 25 April 2012: „Position of the Hungarian Economy: Problems, Opportunities, Competitiveness”.
Audience of Prof. Attila Csikán's lecture 1
Attending the lecture of Professor Attila Chikán on 25 April 2012.
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Attending the lecture of Professor Attila Chikán on 25 April 2012.
Academician Csaba Csáki
In the spring of 2012 the UNA of Hungary and the Corvinus University Alumni organized a lecture series. The first lecture was held by Professor Emeritus Academician Csaba Csáki on 21 February 2012: „Experiences of the European Integration in the Agriculture of the New Member States and the Output of the Hungarian Agricultural Sector”.
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Attending the lecture of Professor Emeritus Academician Csaba Csáki on 21 February 2012
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Attending the lecture of Professor Emeritus Academician Csaba Csáki on 21 February 2012
Emberi Jogok Napja 2011, első rész
On the occasion of the Human Rights Day the Parliamentary Commissioners’ Office (PCO) and the United Nations Association of Hungary (UNA-H) organized a conference on 12 December 2011. Prof. Vanda Lamm, member of the Presidium of the UNA was the keynote speaker. From left: Dr. Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General, UNA-H, Prof. Dr. Máté Szabó, Parliamentary Commissioner for Civil Rights, Dr. Attila Péterfalvi, Head of the PCO, Dr. László Salamon, Chair of the Parliament’s Constitutional, Judicial and Procedural Committee
Emberi Jogok Napja 2011 második rész
On the occasion of the Human Rights Day the Parliamentary Commissioners’ Office (PCO) and the United Nations Association of Hungary (UNA-H) organized a conference on 12 December 2011. Lecturers of the second part of the conference were staff members of the PCO. From left: dr. Beáta Borza, dr. Júlia Sziklay, dr. Ágnes Lux és dr. Barnabás Hajas
Emberi Jogok Napja 2011 Marabu
An exhibition of drawings titled „Streets, homeless people and other defenceless groups, as seen by MARABU was also opened during the Human Rights Day conference in the Parliamentary Commissioners’ Office. The artist is on the photo.
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UN Day, 2011. The U(NA of Hungary organized a conference on „The Presence and the Future of the Development Partnership and the UN”. Academician Mihály Simai, President of the UNA opening the conference. On his right: János Hóváry, Deputy State Secretary of the Foreign Ministry. On his left: Gyula Simonyi, President od the BOCS Foundation.
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Participants of the UN Day conference in 2011.
Simai Mihály - Gömbös Ervin - Ban Ki-moon
During his official visit in Budapest between 17 and 19 April 2011, upon the invitation of the United Nations Association of Hungary in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations gave a lecture on „Challenges ahead for the United Nations” in the Ceremonial Hall of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Miháy Simai, President of the UNA and Ervin Gömbös Secretary-General welcome Ban Ki-moon.
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Mihály Simai, President of the UNA delivers his introductory remarks.
Ban Ki-moon előadását tartja
Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations is delivering his address on „Challenges ahead for the United Nations”. Full text of the address can be accessed here.
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Some 400 participants – including members of the diplomatic corps – listened the Secretary-General’s address.
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Presidium of the event (from left): Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General, UNA of Hungary, János Hóvári, Deputy State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, József Pálinkás, President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Vijay Nambiar, Chef de Cabinet, Executive Office of the Secretary-General, Mihaly Simai, President of the UNA of Hungary and Ban Ki-moon.
Hóvári János - Ban Ki-moon
At a reception given by the Hungarian Foreign Minister, János Hóvári, Deputy State Secretary and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon address the participants.
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Imre Hollai, former President of the UN General Assembly, and Vice-President of the UNA of Hungary, Mihály Simai, President and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General of the UNA of Hungary.
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Eszter Lukács, member of the Presidium of the UNA of Hungary, Mihály Simai, President, Ádám Bágyi, Secretary-General of BIMUN2011 and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
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The Budapest International Model United Nations (BIMUN2011) was held between 15-19 April 2011, a student conference which simulates the operation of the United Nation. The 313 participants came from 4 continents, 16 countries and 32 schools. The event was hosted by the József Eötvös Secondary School. The opening ceremony took place in the Ceremonial Hall of the Capital’s Assembly.
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The Budapest International Model United Nations (BIMUN2011) was held between 15-19 April 2011, a student conference which simulates the operation of the United Nation. The 313 participants came from 4 continents, 16 countries and 32 schools. The event was hosted by the József Eötvös Secondary School. The opening ceremony took place in the Ceremonial Hall of the Capital’s Assembly.
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The Budapest International Model United Nations (BIMUN2011) was held between 15-19 April 2011, a student conference which simulates the operation of the United Nation. The 313 participants came from 4 continents, 16 countries and 32 schools. The event was hosted by the József Eötvös Secondary School. The opening ceremony took place in the Ceremonial Hall of the Capital’s Assembly.
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Sonja Wintersberger, Information Officer at the United Nations Information Service at Vienna, welcomes the participants.
Szeged - megnyitó
On 31 March 2011 the University of Szeged and the United Nations Association of Hungary organized a Mobil UN Academy on „Universalism or Regionalism” in Szeged. Imre Szabó, Dean of the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences welcomes the participants. From left: Gábor Szabó, Rector of the University, László Tóth, Hungarian Ambassador in Sarajevo, and László Bodnár, professor at the Department of International and European Law, member of the Presidium of the UNA of Hungary.
Szeged - második rész
The second part of the Mobile UN Academy of Szeged was opened by László Blutman, Head of the Department of International and European Law. From left: László Bodnár, professor at the Department of International and European Law, Mihály Simai, President of the UNA of Hungary and Ervin Gömbös Secretary-General of the UNA of Hungary.
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Participants of the Mobile UN Academy of Szeged.
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Anikó Szalai (middle) member of the Governing Council of the UNA of Hungary, main organizer of the Mobile UN Academy of Szeged.
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On 23 February 2011, a Mobile UN Academy ("The Role of the United Nations System and its Programmes in Laying down the Conditions of the Knowledge Based Society") was organized in Győr by the Széchenyi István University, the United Nations Association of Hungary (UNA of Hungary) and the UN Information Service in Vienna. The event was opened by Dean László Józsa.
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The Host, Rector Tamás Szekeres (Széchenyi István University) welcomes the participants of the Mobile UN Academy in Győr
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Participants of the Mobile UN Academy in Győr
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Prof. Mihály Simai, President of the UNA of Hungary, Honorary Doctor at the Széchenyi István University, responds to questions related to his lecture at the Mobile UN Academy in Győr
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Mark Levin, Director of FAO’s Middle and East European Subregional Office, gives a lecture at the Mobile UN Academy in Győr
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Prof. Sándor Kerekes, Vice Rector of the Budapest Corvinus University, member of the Presidium of the UNA of Hungary offers a lecture at the Mobile UN Academy in Győr
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Participants of the Mobile UN Academy in Győr
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Dr. Irene Hoeglinger-Neiva, information officer at the UN Information Service in Vienna, responds to questions related to her lecture at the Mobile UN Academy in Győr
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Ass. Professor Dr. Eszter Lukács (Széchenyi István University), member of the Presidium of the UNA of Hungary introduces the UN Academic Impact at the Mobile UN Academy in Győr
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Vice Rector János Rechnitzer (Széchenyi István University) gives a lecture at the Mobile UN Academy in Győr
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The lecture hall of Mobile UN Academy in Győr was fully packed, even the Rector of the host University (Dr. Tamás Szekeres) was sitting on an extra seat
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Professors János Rechnitzer and Sándor Kerekes, lecturers at the Mobile UN Academy in Győr, are interviewed by television channels
Mobil ENSZ-Akadémia: Simai Mihály megnyitója
The first conference of the „Mobile UN Academy” („Europe, the world crisis and the UN”) at the Budapest Corvinus University on 8 December 2010. Prof. Mihály Simai, President of the UN Association of Hungary opens the conference.
Mobil ENSZ-Akadémia: Kerekes Sándor köszöntője
The first conference of the „Mobile UN Academy” („Europe, the world crisis and the UN”) at the Budapest Corvinus University on 8 December 2010. Welcoming address by the host, Prof. Sándor Kerekes, Vice Rector.
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Participants of the first conference of the „Mobile UN Academy” („Europe, the world crisis and the UN”) at the Budapest Corvinus University on 8 December 2010.
WFUNA ExCo 200th
200th meeting of the Executive Committee of WFUNA on 19-20 November 2010 (New York) was celebrated by the participants with a cake.
Martonyi János tart előadást 2010. október 27-én.
On the occasion of the 65th Anniversary of the UN, the 55th Anniversary of Hungary’s membership of the UN and the United Nations Day a commemorative meeting was held on 27 October 2010 in the headquarters of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) by the United Nations Association of Hungary and the Economics and Law Section of HAS where DR. JÁNOS MARTONYI foreign minister gave a lecture on “The Hungarian Foreign Policy and the United Nations
Simai Mihály megnyitja a 2010. október 27-ei ülést
Mihály SIMAI, President of the United Nations Association of Hungary opens the commemorative meeting on 27 October 2010.
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Participants of the commemorative meeting on 27 October 2010. In the first rows members of the diplomatic corps.
Gömbös Ervin ismerteti Ban Ki Mun üzenetét 2010. október 27-én.
Ervin GÖMBÖS, Secretary-General of the United Nations Association of Hungary presents Ban Ki Moon UN Day message in the commemorative meeting on 27 October 2010.
A 2010. október 27-ei ülés résztvevői
Participants of the commemorative meeting on 27 October 2010. In the first rows members of the diplomatic corps.
Pálinkás József fogadja Martonyi Jánost
Before the commemorative meeting on 27 October 2010, József PÁLINKÁS, President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences met foreign minister János MARTONYI and the leaders of the United Nations Association of Hungary
Simai Mihály akadémikus megnyitója
The UNA of Hungary had its quinquennial General Assembly on 2 February 2010 at the Budapest Corvinus University. A new 15-member Presidium and new 97-member Governing Council have been elected. Prof. Mihály Simai, Honorary President of WFUNA, heads the new Presidium. Dr. Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General of the UNA (and Vice-President of WFUNA) was also re-elected. (For more information see Ki, Kicsoda? In the Hungarian version of this web site.) On the photo (from left): Ervin Gömbös, Dr. László Herczog, minister of labor and social affairs, Mihály Simai and Prof. Dr. Sándor Kerekes, Vice-Rector of the University.
Dr. Herczog László, szociális és munkaügyi miniszter
Keynote speaker of the General Assembly was Dr. László Herczog, minister of labor and social affairs: “Problems of Social Justice in Hungary”.
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Participants of the General Assembly. Photo No. 1
Erdős André elnököl
The second part of the General Assembly was chaired by André Erdős, former ambassador to the UN.
Dr. Gömbös Ervin főtitkár beszámolója
Secretary-General Dr. Ervin Gömbös reports on the activities of the UNA in the last five years
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Participants of the General Assembly. Photo No. 2
Prof. Dr. Matus János beszámolója
Prof. Dr. János Matus report on the work of the Nomination Committee.
Szavazás a Társaság új vezetéséről
Voting in the General Assembly
Debreceni Egyetem kétfős csapata (Kató Bernadett és Várvölgyi Csaba)
The team of the University of Debrecen (members: Bernadett Kató and Csaba Várvölgyi law students in Year 3) was placed second in 1st World Human Rights Moot Court Competition in December 2009 in South-Africa.
Debreceni Egyetem csapata Pillay Emberi Jogi Főbiztossal
The team of the University of Debrecen (members: Bernadett Kató and Csaba Várvölgyi law students in Year 3) was placed second in 1st World Human Rights Moot Court Competition in December 2009 in South-Africa. The event was supported by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. On the photo from left: High Commissioner Navanethem Pillay, Associate Professor dr. Sándor Szemesi (coach), Áron P. Balogh student (backing up) and the team members: Csaba Várvölgyi and Bernadett Kató.
Emberi jogok napja 2009 - Simai Mihály bevezetője
On the occasion of the Human Rights Day the United Nations Association of Hungary (UNA-H) and the 9th Section of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) held a joint meeting on 9 December 2009 at the Headquarters of the HAS. Mihály SIMAI (member of HAS), President of UNA-H opens the meeting.
Emberi jogok napja 2009 - Gömbös Ervin ismertetője
On the occasion of the Human Rights Day the United Nations Association of Hungary (UNA-H) and the 9th Section of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) held a joint meeting on 9 December 2009 at the Headquarters of the HAS. Dr. Ervin GÖMBÖS, Secretary-General of UNA-H introduces the statement made by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay.
Emberi jogok napja 2009 - Korinek László köszöntője
On the occasion of the Human Rights Day the United Nations Association of Hungary (UNA-H) and the 9th Section of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) held a joint meeting on 9 December 2009 at the Headquarters of the HAS. László KORINEK (member of HAS) welcomes the participants on behalf of the HAS.
Emberi jogok napja 2009 - Erdő Péter előadása
On the occasion of the Human Rights Day the United Nations Association of Hungary (UNA-H) and the 9th Section of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) held a joint meeting on 9 December 2009 at the Headquarters of the HAS. Keynote speaker: Most Rev. Em. Cardinal Péter ERDŐ, Primate, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, President of the Hungarian Catholic Bishops' Conference, President of the CCEE (Council of European Bishops’ Conferences), Corresponding member of HAS. Title of the lecture: „Human Rights in Recent Ecclesiastical Manifestations”
Emberi jogok napja 2009 - a résztvevők egy csoportja
On the occasion of the Human Rights Day the United Nations Association of Hungary (UNA-H) and the 9th Section of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) held a joint meeting on 9 December 2009 at the Headquarters of the HAS. Participants of the event.
Emberi jogok napja 2009 - Gömbös Ervin könyvajándéka
On the occasion of the Human Rights Day the United Nations Association of Hungary (UNA-H) and the 9th Section of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) held a joint meeting on 9 December 2009 at the Headquarters of the HAS. Ervin GÖMBÖS presents some UNA-H’s publications to Péter ERDŐ.
Emberi jogok napja 2009 - a résztvevők egy másik csoportja
On the occasion of the Human Rights Day the United Nations Association of Hungary (UNA-H) and the 9th Section of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) held a joint meeting on 9 December 2009 at the Headquarters of the HAS. Participants of the event.
WFUNAPA39opening session
The 39th Plenary Assembly of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) was hosted by the UNA-Republic of Korea (UNA-ROK) in Seoul from 10-12 August 2009. The Plenary Assembly, which is the highest decision making body of WFUNA, was chaired by the outgoing President, Hans Blix (left side). Other speakers of the Opening Session were (from left to right), Dr. Han Seung-soo, Prime Minister of the ROK, Ban Ki Mun, Secretary-General of the UN, and Kim Seung Youn, President of UNA-ROK (President of the Hanhwa Group).
A közgyűlés résztvevői
The 39th Plenary Assembly of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) was hosted by the UNA-Republic of Korea (UNA-ROK) in Seoul from 10-12 August 2009. And saw the participation of 122 delegates from 49 UNAs, representing every region of the world. In addition, 43 youth delegates from 24 UNAs held their meeting at the same time.
Ban Ki Mun beszél
The 39th Plenary Assembly of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) was hosted by the UNA-Republic of Korea (UNA-ROK) in Seoul from 10-12 August 2009. Ban Ki Mun, Secretary-General of the UN speaks at the Opening Session.
Gömbös Ervin felszólalása
The 39th Plenary Assembly of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) was hosted by the UNA-Republic of Korea (UNA-ROK) in Seoul from 10-12 August 2009. Ervin Gömbös speaks at the Plenary Session. He was elected Vice-President of WFUNA.
Hans Blix és Gömbös Ervin
The 39th Plenary Assembly of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) was hosted by the UNA-Republic of Korea (UNA-ROK) in Seoul from 10-12 August 2009. Outgoing President, Hans Blix, and Ervin Gömbös.
A WFUNA új vezetése
The 39th Plenary Assembly of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) was hosted by the UNA-Republic of Korea (UNA-ROK) in Seoul from 10-12 August 2009. New Officers of WFUNA and the members of the Executive Committee.
A WFUNA új elnökével
The 39th Plenary Assembly of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) was hosted by the UNA-Republic of Korea (UNA-ROK) in Seoul from 10-12 August 2009. Ervin Gömbös and the new President of WFUNA, Park Soo Gil, who is the former Korean Ambassador to the United Nations.
EmberiJogok2008Panel
On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (10 December 2008, Human Rights Day), the UNA of Hungary held a commemorative event where young university teachers participated in a panel discussion. The event coincided with the closing ceremony of the UN Academy (handing over the Certificates of attendance). More than 200 participants of the Academy were awarded the Certificate. On the photo: Dr. Ervin Gömbös opens the meeting, and the participants of the panel (from left) Dr. Tamás Lattmann, Eötvös Loránd University, Dr. Anikó Szalai, University of Szeged, Dr. István Lakatos, human rights ambassador (moderator) and Dr. Eszter Lukács, Széchenyi István University.
EmberiJogok2008résztvevők
On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (10 December 2008, Human Rights Day), the UNA of Hungary held a commemorative event where young university teachers participated in a panel discussion. The event coincided with the closing ceremony of the UN Academy (handing over the Certificates of attendance). More than 200 participants of the Academy were awarded the Certificate. On the photo: the audience.
Emberi Jogok2008oklevél
On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (10 December 2008, Human Rights Day), the UNA of Hungary held a commemorative event where young university teachers participated in a panel discussion. The event coincided with the closing ceremony of the UN Academy (handing over the Certificates of attendance). More than 200 participants of the Academy were awarded the Certificate. On the photo: receiving the Certificate from Dr. Ervin Gömbös.
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UN ACADEMY 2008. On 26th of November Ambassador André Erdős, former Permanent Representative of Hungary to the UN, was lecturing: “Question marks for the 21st century: a world at peace or terrorism, violence and arms build-up” (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008 November 26. Participants of Ambassador André Erdős’ lecture. (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008. On 19th of November there were two lecturers: Ms. Adrienn BAKSA, international agricultural expert, senior advisor, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (“Global food crisis and its impact in the EU and in Hungary”) and Ms. Adrienn VIDA, intern, PhD student, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (“The Role of Renewable Energy Sources in the Food Crisis and Food Price Explosion”) On the photo: Ms. Adrienn BAKSA (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008. On 19th of November there were two lecturers: Ms. Adrienn BAKSA, international agricultural expert, senior advisor, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (“Global food crisis and its impact in the EU and in Hungary”) and Ms. Adrienn VIDA, intern, PhD student, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (“The Role of Renewable Energy Sources in the Food Crisis and Food Price Explosion”) On the photo: Ms. Adrienn VIDA (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008 November 19. Participants. (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008 November 12. Dr. Ervin GÖMBÖS, Secretary-General of the UNA of Hungary opens the session. On the left: H.E. Mr. Greg DOREY, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Hungary (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008 November 12. Participants. (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008. On 12th of November there were three lecturers: H.E. Mr. Greg DOREY, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Hungary (“There is No Excuse for Idleness”), Academician Mihály SIMAI, President of the UNA of Hungary (“Global Challenges and the Future of Multilateral Cooperation”) and Hedia BELHADJ, MD, Executive Coordinator, Global Health, United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA (“The State of World Population 2008”). On the photo: H.E. Mr. Greg Dorey. (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
ENSZAKADÉMIA2008Simaielőad
UN ACADEMY 2008. On 12th of November there were three lecturers: H.E. Mr. Greg DOREY, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Hungary (“There is No Excuse for Idleness”), Academician Mihály SIMAI, President of the UNA of Hungary (“Global Challenges and the Future of Multilateral Cooperation”) and Hedia BELHADJ, MD, Executive Coordinator, Global Health, United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA (“The State of World Population 2008”). On the photo: Mihály SIMAI. (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008. On 12th of November there were three lecturers: H.E. Mr. Greg DOREY, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Hungary (“There is No Excuse for Idleness”), Academician Mihály SIMAI, President of the UNA of Hungary (“Global Challenges and the Future of Multilateral Cooperation”) and Hedia BELHADJ, MD, Executive Coordinator, Global Health, United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA (“The State of World Population 2008”). On the photo: Hedia BELHADJ. (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008 November 12. Participants. (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
UNFPAreportlaunch2008Simai
Launch of The State of World Population 2008 report from UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund at the UNA of Hungary on 12 November 2008. The report was introduced by Dr. Hedia BELHADJ, MD, Executive Coordinator, Global Health, UNFPA. The Hungarian situation was described by Prof. Dr. Katalin KONCZ, Corvinus University of Budapest. Academician Mihály SIMAI, President of the UNA of Hungary opens the press conference.
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Participants of the launch of The State of World Population 2008 report on 12 November 2008.
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Participants of the launch of The State of World Population 2008 report on 12 November 2008.
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UN ACADEMY 2008. On 5th of November Dr. Katalin HARASZTI, Deputy Head of Department, Parliamentary Commissioner's Office, was lecturing: “Human Rights, Democratic Process and the Realities of the Hungarian Society at the Beginning of the 21st Century” (Co-author of the lecture: Prof. Dr. Máté Szabó, Parliamentary Commissioner for Civil Rights) (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008 November 5. Participants of Dr. Katalin HARASZTI’s lecture. (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008. On 29th of October Prof. Dr. Katalin KONCZ, Corvinus University of Budapest, was lecturing: “What has made and what the world (and Hungary) has not made in the interest of the women's equal chance?” (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008 October 29. Participants of Prof. Dr. Katalin KONCZ’s lecture. (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008 October 22. In marking the oncoming United Nations Day, Prof. Dr. Gábor KARDOS (Head Of the Department of International Law, ELTE) held a lecture at the UN Academy: “UN: Old Dilemmas, New Challenges” (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008 October 22. In marking the oncoming United Nations Day, Judit VADLÖVŐ (student at BCE) reads the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon’s message. (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008. On 22nd of October Prof. Dr. Éva Orosz, Eötvös Lorand University, Faculty of Social Sciences, was lecturing: “Global and National Public Health Challenges and Health Policy Efforts at the Beginning of the 21st Century”. (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008 October 22. Participants. (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008 October 22. Registration. From left: Krisztina IGNÁTH, Korinna VAS and Kinga KATUS. (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008. On 15th of October Prof. Dr. György BOYTHA, r. ambassador was lecturing: “Achievement in the Transition to the Knowledge Based Society? Requirements of the 21st Century and the Backwardness in Training and Sciences, and Global and National Modernization of the Protection of Intellectual Properties.” (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008 October 15. Participants of Prof. Dr. György BOYTHA’s lecture. (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008 October 15. Registration. (Photo by Miklós Gaál)
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UN ACADEMY 2008. On 8th of October Prof. Dr. Sándor KEREKES, Vice-rector for Academic Affairs and director of institute (Corvinus University of Budapest) was lecturing: “What Has Been Realized from the Ecological and Social Goals of the Sustainable Development? What New Challenges Should Be Answered in the Coming Decades?”
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UN ACADEMY 2008 October 8. Participants of Prof. Dr. Sándor KEREKES’ lecture.
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UN ACADEMY 2008. On 1st of October Ambassador Dénes TOMAJ (Head of Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs) was lecturing: “Has Poverty Decreased? Have Inequalities Been Reduced? Results, mistakes, distortions and new tasks.”
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UN ACADEMY 2008 October 1. Participants of Ambassador Dénes TOMAJ’s lecture.
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UN ACADEMY 2008 October 1. Sándor KEREKES, Ervin GÖMBÖS and Dénes TOMAJ.
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UN ACADEMY 2008 October 1. Participants of Ambassador Dénes TOMAJ’s lecture.
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UN ACADEMY 2008 Opening Conference (24 September) Opening remarks by Dr. Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General, United Nations Association of Hungary
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UN ACADEMY 2008 Opening Conference (24 September) Participants.
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UN ACADEMY 2008 Opening Conference (24 September) Welcome Address by dr. Márta Fekszi Horváth, Senior State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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UN ACADEMY 2008 Opening Conference (24 September) "Does the World Need the UN?" by Academician Mihály Simai, President of the UNA of Hungary
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UN ACADEMY 2008 Opening Conference (24 September) Participants.
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UN ACADEMY 2008 Opening Conference (24 September) "Global challenges as seen in the International Year of Planet Earth" by Prof. Dr. László Szarka, Geodetic and Geophysical Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Science
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UN ACADEMY 2008 Opening Conference (24 September) Participants.
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UN ACADEMY 2008 Opening Conference (24 September) “The International Day of Non-Violence (2 October) – remembering Mahatma Ghandi”, H.E. Mr. Ranjit RAE, Ambassador of India to Hungary
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UN ACADEMY 2008 Opening Conference (24 September) "Implementing the MDGs - challenges and the role of the United Nations" by Mr. Maher NASSER, Director of the United Nations Information Service at Vienna
EurópaiENSZ_társaságok2007
Meeting of the UNA Europe Network on 25-26 November 2007 in Brussels. In the first row sitting (from left): Michalis Michail, UNA of Cyprus, Bonian Golmohammadi, Secretary-General of the UNA of Sweden, Convenor of UNA Europe network, Dr. Hans Blix, President of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA), former Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA and former head of the United Nations inspection work in Iraq, Pera Wells, Secretary-General of WFUNA and Dr. Gömbös Ervin, Secretary-General of the UNA of Hungary.
Kábítószer-ellenes nap 2008 panel
On the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, 26 June 2008 the United Nations Association of Hungary held a symposium titled: “UNGASS 1998. Evaluation of the ten years old UN drug strategy”. Panelists included (from left): Mr. Péter PORTÖRŐ, National Drug Coordinator, Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour, Dr. Éva TONGUE, Chairperson of the UN NGO Committee on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna, Péter SÁROSI, Head of the Drug Policy Programme, Hungarian Civil Liberties Union, Prof. Dr. István BAYER, former member of the International Narcotic Control Board, Prof. Mihály SIMAI, President of the UN Association (Chair) and Ms. Katalin FELVINCZI, Director of the National Institute for Drug Prevention.
Kábítószer-ellenes nap 2008 résztvevők
On the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, 26 June 2008 the United Nations Association of Hungary held a symposium titled: “UNGASS 1998. Evaluation of the ten years old UN drug strategy”. On the photo: participants.
Békefenntartók napja 2008 elnökség
On 29 May 2008 a commemorative meeting (60 years UN peacekeeping operations) was organized by the International Training Center of the Ministry of Justice and Law Enforcement and the UN Association. (This Center trains police peacekeepers.) Speakers included: Colonel Dr. Jozsef Boda (in the middle), Director of the Center, Dr. Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General of the UNA (right end), Dr. Gabriella Somssich, Head of Department, Ministry of Justice and Law Enforcement (second from left), Ambassador Dr. Gábor Horváth, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (next photo) and Colonel Imre Pallagi, Head of the Observer and Support Directorate of EULEX in Kosovo (left end).
Békefenntartók napja 2008 Horváth G.
On 29 May 2008 a commemorative meeting (60 years UN peacekeeping operations) was organized by the International Training Center of the Ministry of Justice and Law Enforcement and the UN Association. (This Center trains police peacekeepers.) On the photo: Ambassador Dr. Gábor Horváth lecturing.
Békefenntartók napja 2008 résztvevők
On 29 May 2008 a commemorative meeting (60 years UN peacekeeping operations) was organized by the International Training Center of the Ministry of Justice and Law Enforcement and the UN Association. (This Center trains police peacekeepers.) On the photo: participants.
Kiyo Akasaka ENSZ-főtitkárhelyettes és Gömbös Ervin a Magyar ENSZ Társaság főtitkára
Mr. Kiyo Akasaka (left), United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information, spoke to the Executive Committee of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) at its meeting between 27-29 March 2008 in New York. He is seen with Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General of the United Nations Association of Hungary, and a member of the Executive Committee.
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Meeting of the UNA Europe Network on 25-26 November 2007 in Brussels. In the first row sitting (from left): Michalis Michail, UNA of Cyprus, Bonian Golmohammadi, Secretary-General of the UNA of Sweden, Convenor of UNA Europe network, Dr. Hans Blix, President of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA), former Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA and former head of the United Nations inspection work in Iraq, Pera Wells, Secretary-General of WFUNA and Dr. Gömbös Ervin, Secretary-General of the UNA of Hungary.
"Magyar menekültek Ausztriában 1956 után" bemutató
To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Uprising, the regional office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Budapest has presented to the press the archive photo collection "Hungarian Refugees in Austria after 1956" in the Headquarters of the UN Association of Hungary. The majority of the 41 photos – which were distributed on DVD – were taken in Austria, because more than 90 percent of the Hungarian refugees (close to 200 thousand) left their homeland through the western neighbor. The press briefing was moderated by Melita H. Sunjic, Senior Regional Public Information Officer of UNHCR. On the photo the panelists: Dr. Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-Genral of the UN Association, H.E. Dr. Ferdinand Mayrhofer-Grünbühel, Austrian Ambassador to Hungary, Mr. Lloyd Dakin, Regional Representative of the UNHCR in Budapest, Dr. Béla Pomogáts, literary historian and Mr. Szilárd Szajda, Secretary of the 1956 Memorial Committee.
"Magyar menekültek Ausztriában 1956 után" sajtóbemutató
To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Uprising, the regional office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Budapest has presented to the press the archive photo collection "Hungarian Refugees in Austria after 1956" in the Headquarters of the UN Association of Hungary. The majority of the 41 photos – which were distributed on DVD – were taken in Austria, because more than 90 percent of the Hungarian refugees (close to 200 thousand) left their homeland through the western neighbor. The press briefing was moderated by Melita H. Sunjic, Senior Regional Public Information Officer of UNHCR. On the photo: participants of the press briefing.
Dr. Gömbös Ervin, Dr. Bragyova András, Simai Mihály
Keynote speaker on the Human Rights Day 2005 was Dr. András BRAGYOVA, member of the Constitutional Court: "Human Rights as Constitutional Rights in the Hungarian Constitution". On his right: Dr. Ervin GÖMBÖS, and Secretary General, on his left: Prof. Mihály SIMAI President of the UN Association.
Dr. Gömbös Ervin, Simai Mihály, Czelnai Rudolf
On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the UN and the 50th Anniversary of Hungary’s membership of the UN, on the Human Rights Day (10 December 2005) the Presidium of the UN Association of Hungary has awarded the DIPLOMA OF MERIT to 57 persons for their outstanding contribution to the realization of the goals of the United Nations. Prof. Rudolf CZELNAI is receiving the Diploma of Merit from Dr. Ervin GÖMBÖS, Secretary General and Prof. Mihály SIMAI, President.
Dr. Gömbös Ervin, Simai Mihály, Kulcsár István
On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the UN and the 50th Anniversary of Hungary’s membership of the UN, on the Human Rights Day (10 December 2005) the Presidium of the UN Association of Hungary has awarded the DIPLOMA OF MERIT to 57 persons for their outstanding contribution to the realization of the goals of the United Nations. Journalist István KULCSÁR is receiving the Diploma of Merit from Dr. Ervin GÖMBÖS, Secretary General and Prof. Mihály SIMAI, President.
Dr. Gömbös Ervin, Simai Mihály, Dr. Molnár László
On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the UN and the 50th Anniversary of Hungary’s membership of the UN, on the Human Rights Day (10 December 2005) the Presidium of the UN Association of Hungary has awarded the DIPLOMA OF MERIT to 57 persons for their outstanding contribution to the realization of the goals of the United Nations. Dr. László MOLNÁR, Head of the Department of International Organizations in the Foreign Ministry is receiving the Diploma of Merit from Dr. Ervin GÖMBÖS, Secretary General and Prof. Mihály SIMAI, President.
Meskó Attila, Dr. Somogyi Ferenc, Simai Mihály és Dr. Gömbös Ervin
On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the UN and the 50th Anniversary of Hungary’s membership of the UN, on the UN Day (24 October 2005) a commemorative event was organized by the UN Association of Hungary in Ceremonial Hall of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The event was attended by closed to 300 guests among them some 50 ambassadors accredited to Budapest. Foreign Minister, Dr. Ferenc SOMOGYI, the keynote speaker, addressing the meeting. (“The 60th Session of the UN General Assembly: Failure or Milestone?") On his right: Attila MESKÓ, Secretary-General, Hungarian Academy of Sciences. On his left: Prof. Mihály SIMAI and Dr. Ervin GÖMBÖS, President and Secretary General of the UN Association, respectively.
George Herbert Walker és Dr. Gömbös Ervin
Arriving for the UN Day 2005 commemorative event, H.E. US Ambassador George Herbert WALKER is welcomed by Dr. Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General of the UN Association.
A MENSZT ünnepi ülése 2005. október 24-én
On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the UN and the 50th Anniversary of Hungary’s membership of the UN, on the UN Day (24 October 2005) a commemorative event was organized by the UN Association of Hungary in Ceremonial Hall of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The event was attended by closed to 300 guests among them some 50 ambassadors accredited to Budapest.
A MENSZT ünnepi ülése 2005. október 24-én
On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the UN and the 50th Anniversary of Hungary’s membership of the UN, on the UN Day (24 October 2005) a commemorative event was organized by the UN Association of Hungary in Ceremonial Hall of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The event was attended by closed to 300 guests among them some 50 ambassadors accredited to Budapest.
A MENSZT ünnepi ülése 2005. október 24-én
On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the UN and the 50th Anniversary of Hungary’s membership of the UN, on the UN Day (24 October 2005) a commemorative event was organized by the UN Association of Hungary in Ceremonial Hall of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The event was attended by closed to 300 guests among them some 50 ambassadors accredited to Budapest.
A MENSZT ünnepi ülése 2005. október 24-én
On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the UN and the 50th Anniversary of Hungary’s membership of the UN, on the UN Day (24 October 2005) a commemorative event was organized by the UN Association of Hungary in Ceremonial Hall of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The event was attended by closed to 300 guests among them some 50 ambassadors accredited to Budapest.
A MENSZT ünnepi ülése 2005. október 24-én
On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the UN and the 50th Anniversary of Hungary’s membership of the UN, on the UN Day (24 October 2005) a commemorative event was organized by the UN Association of Hungary in Ceremonial Hall of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The event was attended by closed to 300 guests among them some 50 ambassadors accredited to Budapest.
Nemzeti Bizottság
On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the UN and the 50th Anniversary of Hungary’s membership of the UN, upon the initiative of the United Nations Association of Hungary, a National Committee was formed on 17 May 2005 to coordinate commemorative events nationwide. Representatives of parliamentary parties, churches, universities, trade unions and other NGOs are on the Committee. The Patron of the Committee is Dr. Árpád Göncz, former President of Hungary. Its co-chairpersons are: Dr. Ferenc Somogyi, Foreign Minister and Szilveszter E. Vizi, President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Secretary: Dr. Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General of the UN Association.
Nemzeti Bizottság
On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the UN and the 50th Anniversary of Hungary’s membership of the UN, upon the initiative of the United Nations Association of Hungary, a National Committee was formed on 17 May 2005 to coordinate commemorative events nationwide.
Nemzeti Bizottság
On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the UN and the 50th Anniversary of Hungary’s membership of the UN, upon the initiative of the United Nations Association of Hungary, a National Committee was formed on 17 May 2005 to coordinate commemorative events nationwide.
Nemzeti Bizottság
On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the UN and the 50th Anniversary of Hungary’s membership of the UN, upon the initiative of the United Nations Association of Hungary, a National Committee was formed on 17 May 2005 to coordinate commemorative events nationwide.
ENSZ-Akadémia
Participants of the opening conference of the UN ACADEMY on International Development Cooperation (a series of 12 lectures as well as an opening and a closing conference between 19 November 2004 and 21 March 2005).
ENSZ-Akadémia
Lecturers and organizers of the opening conference of the UN ACADEMY on International Development Cooperation (a series of 12 lectures as well as an opening and a closing conference between 19 November 2004 and 21 March 2005).
Az ENSZ Napja, 2003. - Kovács László külügyminiszter
His Excellency László Kovács, Foreign Minister of Hungary was the keynote speaker on the UN Day in 2003. "Crisis or renewal - where is the UN going to?".
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Participant of the UN Day meeting in 2003.
Öe. Wilfried Gruber, budapesti német nagykövet (balra)
The keynote speaker of the "UN and NATO" conference in 2002 was Amb. Wilfried Gruber of Germany (left). The conference - which was chaired by Amb. Imre Hollai, Vice-President of the UNA - was supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
"ENSZ és a NATO” konferencia
"The "UN and NATO" conference had more than 100 participants.
Kofi Annan látogatása 2000. június 29-én
Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations arrives at the offices of the UNA of Hungary on 29 June 2000. He is accompanied by his wife.
Simai Mihály és Kofi Annan
Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations receives the Commemorative Medal of the UNA of Hungary from President Mihály Simai of the UNA on 29 June 2000 in Budapest.
Kofi Annan és Gömbös Ervin
Dr. Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General of the UNA of Hungary presents the latest publication of the UNA of Hungary (Basic Fact about the United Nations) to Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations on 29 June 2000 in Budapest.
Kofi Annan előadása
Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations delivers a lecture at the headquarters of the UNA of Hungary on 29 June 2000 in Budapest.
Kofi Annan
Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations as he speaks at the headquarters of the UNA of Hungary on 29 June 2000 in Budapest.
Dr. Martonyi János előadása
Dr. János Martonyi, Foreign Minister of Hungary was the keynote speaker on the UN Day (24 October) in 1999 at the UNA. Ambassadors accredited to Budapest also attended the commemorative event.
Dr. Martonyi János előadása
Dr. János Martonyi, Foreign Minister of Hungary was the keynote speaker on the UN Day (24 October) in 1999 at the UNA. Ambassadors accredited to Budapest also attended the commemorative event.
Nemzeti Bizottság
In 1995 a National Committee for the 50th Anniversary of the United Nations was established. The 31-member Committee for the coordination of national programmes was chaired by H.E. Dr. Árpád Göncz, President of the Republic (second from left). Secretary: Dr. Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General of the UNA of Hungary (left). On the photo Amb. André Erdős, Deputy State Secretary opens the first meeting of the Committee in the Parliament Building.
Nemzeti Bizottság
Az ENSZ fennállásának 50. évfordulója alkalmából, 1995-ben 31 tagú Nemzeti Bizottság alakult Göncz Árpád köztársasági elnök vezetésével a hazai programok koordinálására. A bizottság titkára Gömbös Ervin lett (középen). Jobbszélen Erdős André külügyi államtitkár-helyettes.
Dr. Gál Zoltán
The 57-member Oxford Orchestra da Camera held a concert under the auspices of the UNA on 20 October 1995 in the Budapest Convention Centre to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the UN. Dr. Zoltán Gál, Speaker of the Hungarian Parliament opened the event for an audience of 1200.
50. évfordulós emlékülés
Foreign Minister László Kovács was the keynote speaker at the UN 50th Anniversary Meeting held by the UNA on 24 October 1995. Prof. Dr. Gyula Bora, Vice President of the UNA on the right side.
Dr. Prandler Árpád és Gömbös Ervin
Amb. Dr. Árpád Prandler receives the Commemorative Medal of the UNA from Secretary-General Ervin Gömbös in the 50th Anniversary Meeting (24 October 1995).
Erdős André és Gömbös Ervin
Amb. André Erdős, Deputy State Secretary receives the Commemorative Medal of the UNA from Secretary-General Ervin Gömbös in the 50th Anniversary Meeting (24 October 1995).
Dr. Hunkár Dénes és Gömbös Ervin
Amb. Dr. Dénes Hunkár receives the Commemorative Medal of the UNA from Secretary-General Ervin Gömbös in the 50th Anniversary Meeting (24 October 1995).
Barabás Péter és Gömbös Ervin
Foreign Affairs Editor of Népszava, Péter Barabás receives the Commemorative Medal of the UNA from Secretary-General Ervin Gömbös in the 50th Anniversary Meeting (24 October 1995).
Boutrous Ghali és Androulla Vassiliou
Boutrous Ghali, Secretary-General of the United Nations (left) attends WFUNA's European Regional Conference in November 1994 in Geneva. Next to him Androulla Vassiliou, President of WFUNA (First Lady of Cyprus).
Dr. Kovács Zoltán, Dr. Kontrát Károly és Gömbös Ervin
Ervin Gömbös, Secretary-General speaks about the UN at the United Games of Nations in Pápa. From left: Dr. Zoltán Kovács, mayor and Dr. Károly Kontrát, deputy mayor of the town.
Az Emberi Jogok Napjának előadói 1993-ban
Lecturers on Human Rights Day in 1993: Prof. Dr. István Kukorelli (left), Chairman of the Council for Human Rights, Minorities and Refugees of the UNA, Prof. Dr. István Schlett (ELTE University), Prof. Dr. Árpád Erdei, Secretary-General of the Hungarian Lawyers Association and Dr. János Wolfart, President of the Office for National and Ethnic Minorities.
Göncz Árpád az 1993-as ENSZ-napon
Árpád Göncz, President of Hungary speaks on the UN Day (24 October) in 1993.
Király Béla
Béla Király, member of the Parliament lectures in the UN Academy in 1993 on "The Hungarian question in the UN: 1956-1963".
Dr. Solt Pál
Dr. Pál Solt, Chairman of the Supreme Court was the keynote speaker on Human Rights Day, 10 December 1992.
Emberi Jogok Napja, 1992. december 10.
The audience of Dr. Pál Solt, Chairman of the Supreme Court on Human Rights Day, 10 December 1992.
Idősek ENSZ Napja, 1992. október 1.
On the International Day of Older Persons (1 October 1992) a commemorative meeting was organized in cooperation with the LIGA Trade Union. Speakers: Dr. György Szabad, Speaker of the Parliament (left) and Dr. Gyula Kis, Chairman of the Parliament's Social Committee (second from left).
Dr. Rott Nándor az ENSZ Világkonferencián
Dr. Nándor Rott, Chairman of the Parliament's Committee for Environment Protection, reports on the UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) (Rio de Janeiro, June 1992).
Dr. Fodor Gábor
Dr. Gábor Fodor, Chairman of the Parliament's Committee for Human Rights, Minorities and Religious Affairs was the keynote speaker on Human Rights Day (10 December 1991): "Human Rights in Middle Europe after the collapse of communism."
49 - A WFUNA Közgyűlés, 1991 november
Plenary Assembly of WFUNA in Barcelona in November 1991. In the middle (sitting) Androulla Vassiliou, newly elected President of WFUNA (First Lady of Cyprus).
Dr. Alexander Arnot
Dr. Alexander Arnot, German Ambassador in Budapest lectures at the UN Forum on 12 November 1991: "German views on the future policies of the UN". On the left, Prof. Dr. Gyula Bora, Vice President of the UNA.
Dr. Antall József
Hungarian Prime Minister, Dr. József Antall addresses the General Assembly of the UN on 1 October 1991.
Jan Martenson és Endreffy Miklós
Jan Martenson, Under-Secretary-General for Human Rights and Director General of the UN Office at Geneva visited the UNA on 28 June 1991. He was accompanied by Miklós Endreffy (left), Head of the UN Department in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
Dr. Jeszenszky Géza
Dr. Géza Jeszenszky, Foreign Minister was the keynote speaker on Human Rights Day (10 December 1990): "45th Session of the UN General Assembly and the Hungarian politics".
Emberi Jogok Napja, 1990. december 10.
Audience of Dr. Géza Jeszenszky, Foreign Minister on Human Rights Day (10 December 1990).
Javier Pérez de Cuellar ésGömbös Ervin
Javier Pérez de Cuellar, Secretary General of the UN is welcomed by Ervin Gömbös at the UNA on 9 May 1990. On the left, Bishop Dr. Gyula Nagy of the Hungarian Lutheran Church, Vice President of the UNA.
John A. Birch és Simai Mihály
John A. Birch, British Ambassador in Budapest lectures at the UN Forum on 21 November 1989: "Can the UN lead the humanity into a better world?". On the right, Prof. Dr. Mihály Simai, President of the UNA.
Jan Martenson
Jan Martenson (middle), Under-Secretary-General for Human Rights and Director General of the UN Office at Geneva was the guest of the UNA in September 1989. He was lecturing on the current issues of human rights.
Androulla Vassiliou
Androulla Vassiliou, First Lady of Cyprus, Honorary President of the UNA of Cyprus speaking about the "Cyprus problem and the UN".
Dr. Kulcsár Kálmán
Prof. Dr. Kálmán Kulcsár, Minister of Justice was the keynote speaker at a meeting honoring the 40th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in December 1988.
Zhu Ankang
Zhu Ankang, Chinese Ambassador in Budapest lectures at the UN Forum on 29 November 1988: "Maintaining peace and promoting development with the help of the UN".
“Emberi Jogokat Most” koncert, 1988. szeptember 6.
In 1988 the world celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. For the Anniversary Amnesty International organized a series of concerts in September and October in 19 cities of five continents involving world famous musicians. After London and Paris Budapest was the third scene of the tour where Bruce Sprinsteen, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman, Youssou N'Dour, as well as the Hobo Blues Band and János Bródy of Hungary performed. The "Human Rights Now" concert organized under the auspices of the UNA of Hungary had an audience of 90 thousand in the People's Stadium in Budapest.
Az “Emberi Jogokat Most” koncert sajtótájékoztatója
Press conference of the artists of the "Human Rights Now" concert (1988).
Az “Emberi Jogokat Most” koncert művészei
Artists of the "Human Rights Now" concert (1988) in the garden of the People's Stadium in Budapest (from left to right): László Földes (Hobo), Bruce Springsteen, Tracy Chapman, Sting, János Bródy, Peter Gabriel and Yossou N’Dour.
Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen in the "Human Rights Now" concert (1988) in the People's Stadium in Budapest.
Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen at the press conference of the "Human Rights Now" concert in the People's Stadium in Budapest (1988).
Sting
Sting in the "Human Rights Now" concert (1988) in the People's Stadium in Budapest.
Peter Gabriel
Peter Gabriel in the "Human Rights Now" concert (1988) in the People's Stadium in Budapest.
Tracy Chapman
Tracy Chapman in the "Human Rights Now" concert (1988) in the People's Stadium in Budapest.
Yossou N’Dour
Yossou N’Dour in the "Human Rights Now" concert (1988) in the People's Stadium in Budapest.
Földes László (Hobo)
László Földes (Hobo) in the "Human Rights Now" concert (1988) in the People's Stadium in Budapest.
Lukács Sándor, Tony Curtis és Hegedűs D. Géza
American movie star Tony Curtis (of Hungarian descent) with Hungarian actors Sándor Lukács (left) and Géza D. Hegedüs at a small party organized by the UNA on 29 June 1988.
Tony Curtis és Mark Palmer
American movie star Tony Curtis (of Hungarian descent) speaks at a friendly gathering of the UNA on 29 June 1988. He was accompanied by American Ambassador Mark Palmer (far right).
Tony Curtis
American movie star Tony Curtis (of Hungarian descent) speaks at a friendly gathering of the UNA on 29 June 1988.
Dr. Csehák Judit
Dr. Judit Csehák, Minister for Health and Social Affairs was the guest speaker at a UNA meeting (in June 1988) celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Mark Palmer
Mark Palmer, American Ambassador in Budapest lectures at the UN Forum on 28 April 1988: "The UN-policy of the United States and the American-Soviet relations".
Dr. Uranovicz Imre
Amb. Dr. Imre Uranovicz was the guest speaker on Human Rights Day in 1987.
A spanyol és a kínai ENSZ-társaság delegációjának látogatása
Delegation of the Spanish and Chinese UN Associations visited a glass factory in Salgótarján (Hungary) in September 1986.
Dr. Davidson Nicol
Dr. Davidson Nicol, President of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) lecturing at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in September 1986: "Current issues of the Third World".
Dr. Davidson Nicol előadása
Audience of Dr. Davidson Nicol, President of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) in the Bessenyei György College in Nyiregyháza (Eastern Hungary) in September 1986.
Jan Martenson
Jan Martenson, Under-Secretary-General for Disarmament Affairs lecturing at the UNA on 2 September 1986: "Disarmament and the United Nations".
Dr. Bruno Kreisky, Dr. Gömbös Ervin és Dr. Davidson Nicol
Dr. Bruno Kreisky former Austrian Chancellor (middle, bearded) at the International Symposium of WFUNA in Geneva. On his left Dr. Ervin Gömbös, Vice President of WFUNA and Dr. Davidson Nicol, President of WFUNA
Kersti Salevid, Olof Palme és Gömbös Ervin
During his official visit in Hungary Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme met with Kersti Salevid, head of the 65-strong delegation of the Swedish UNA (visiting Hungary) and Ervin Gömbös (right) on 14 June 1985.
A brit ENSZ Társaság delegációja a kecskeméti városházán
A delegation of the UNA of the United Kingdom in the town hall of Kecskemét (Hungary) in 1985. Second from left Malcolm Harper, Director of the UNA-UK.
Javier Pérez de Cuéllar és Simai Mihály
Javier Pérez de Cuellar (right), Secretary General of the UN is welcomed by President Mihály Simai at the UNA on 24 February 1984.
WFUNA 8. Európai Regionális Konferencia
Participants of the 8th European Regional Conference of WFUNA in Budapest, in November 1982.
WFUNA 8. Európai Regionális Konferencia
Participants of the 8th European Regional Conference of WFUNA in Budapest, in November 1982.
   
   
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