I would like to thank You personally, Mr. Edi Rama Prime Minister of the Republic of Albania for taking the effort to initiate this open debate.
Open debates create for us, non member countries of the Security Council an opportunity to express our views on issues impacting our world.
Our position is clear: the Russian Federation has crossed the Rubicon with the invasion of an independent and sovereign state, a member of the international community, and the member of the family of the United Nations. Our goal is a lasting, just peace in Ukraine.
Of the people, by the people, for the people.
We all know the most famous words of the Gettysburg Address. However, fewer people know that Abraham Lincoln borrowed these words from one of the greatest Hungarians, Lajos Kossuth, the leader of our 1848 War of Independence. Who was born on this very day, 19 September.
Dear Chair, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,
"All for the people, and all by the people. Nothing about the people without the people." This is the main purpose of the sovereign Hungarian state and the guarantee of our freedom.
The law on the new career path for teachers has been adopted by the National Assembly. The most controversial points of what came to be known as the "status law" in the form in which it was originally submitted for debate and rightly criticised by many, are no longer included in the adopted legislation, or are included with substantiveamendments. As a result, this law is already different in content from the one that had sparked the protest.
As the Commander-in-Chief of the Army, I wish a speedy recovery to all the soldiers injured in Kosovo while serving with the Hungarian Defence Forces NATO peacekeeping force.
This year, the Hungarian Defence Forces celebrate their 175th anniversary. On Hungarian Defence Day, as Commander-in-Chief, I salute our forces and our servicemen!
A year ago, at my inauguration, I promised to „open doors” for Hungary in the international arena, as well as at home, between Hungarians.
This is also why on the anniversary, Sándor Palace welcomed those interested with open gates. Thus, thousands have seen the palace this year as well.
I thank all those who came to visit, young and old, residents of the countryside and the capital, supporters of the opposition or the government, people from all walks of life.
This day proved again that Sándor Palace is open to all.
My presidency is about the Hungarian people, and I would like them to feel that I am working as the President of all Hungarians. My next four years will also be about them. - said President of Hungary Katalin Novák on the occasion of the first anniversary of her inauguration at Sándor Palace in Budapest on Wednesday.
President of Hungary Katalin Novák received the credentials of Dr. Haitham Saleh Elayyan Abu Alfoul, Jordan’s new ambassador to Budapest.
The Head of State also appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Antal Heizer to head Hungary's Embassy in Kiev, Dr György Urkuti to head Hungary's Embassy in Riga, and Mrs Szilágyi née Edit Bátorfi to head the Embassy in Vienna.
Direct the spotlight where there is less light! – Interview with Katalin Novák in the newspaper Nógrád Megyei Hírlap
After three days, twenty one programmes, several hundred handshakes, thousands of photos with local residents and countless informal discussions, you spoke about Nógrád with the same enthusiasm as on the day when you arrived. With President of Hungary Katalin Novák we discussed the experiences of her visit and current issues of our region at one of the last stops of her visit, Rimóc.
Katalin Novák, President of Hungary: „The sanctions have hurt us more than they have hurt Russia”
Budapest supports Western policy only reluctantly and is hesitant to engage in a tough confrontation with Moscow. President Katalin Novák is committed to Ukraine's sovereignty and supports a rational approach to sanctions.
(Daniel Imwinkelried and Ivo Mijnssen, Budapest, 8 June 2023)
Where has she contradicted Viktor Orbán? Is her conscience clear after she reprieved György Budaházy? Has she told the Pope that she is releasing the perpetrators of terrorist acts on his behalf? Is she really the good cop of the System of National Cooperation? Would she be on good terms with the Prime Minister even if her name was Klára Dobrev? Can one be independent of the person whose initials one formerly wore as earrings? What has Orbán taught her? Does she argue with him? And why does she need a piano worth nearly 70 million in her office?
At the popular hiking spot in the Buda Hills Normafa on Monday, President of Hungary Katalin Novák, Mayor of District 12 of Budapest Zoltán Pokorni and Chairman of the Board of the Sarolta Monspart Foundation for a Healthy Lifestyle Botond Feledy commemorated orienteering world champion, recipient of the Athlete of the Nation Award and Citizen of Honour of District 12 of Budapest Sarolta Monspart by unveiling a memorial plaque, planting a tree, running and walking.
Women’s crying voices for peace gets more attention in the world, that even the thunder of guns can't drown them out – said President of Hungary Katalin Novák in an interview published in the newspaper Kelet-Magyarország (Eastern Hungary) on Saturday. The interview was given on the occasion of her visit to Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County.
In the newspaper, the Head of State stressed: "we feel what it means when our sons and husbands are sent off to war. And my goal is to prevent that generations should have to experience the horrors of war".
President of Hungary Katalin Novák received the credentials of four ambassadors accredited to Hungary, who can now even officially begin their work in our country.
Hungary’s Head of State wished Mr. James Komla Nyasembi, Ambassador of the Republic of Ghana, Mr. Edgard Arturo Pérez Alván, Ambassador of the Republic of Peru, Mr. Hemra Amannazarov, Ambassador of Turkmenistan and Mr. Stephen Mubiru, Ambassador of the Republic of Uganda every success in the work to strengthen the relations between the countries.
On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between Hungary and Slovenia, the National Széchényi Library staged an exhibition titled “Vivat Slovenia! / Vivat Slovenija!”. The exhibition was opened by President of Slovenia Nataša Pirc Musar and President of Hungary Katalin Novák on Wednesday.
At the opening ceremony, Katalin Novák announced that the director generals of the two national libraries signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday morning in Sándor Palace, in the presence of the two countries’ Heads of State.
We cherish and continue to build the already positive relations between Slovenia and Hungary – Katalin Novák emphasized at the press conference held with President of Slovenia Nataša Pirc Musar in Budapest on Wednesday.
Katalin Novák presented promotions and appointments to the rank of general in Sándor Palace on the occasion of Saint Florian’s Day and Saint George’s Day
President of Hungary Katalin Novák – on a proposal by Minister of the Interior Sándor Pintér – promoted Deputy Director-General of the National Directorate General for Disaster Management, Ministry of the Interior, Brigadier-General Firefighters Dr.
During her two-day visit to Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County, the President of Hungary conducted an exchange of views with female mayors in Kékcse.
In her welcome speech, Katalin Novák called female leadership an additional responsibility for herself as well as the woman mayors present, because, as she said, they have to reconcile their family life with their professional life. She also said that women who take on public roles - because they are few in number – find themselves in the spotlight of attention much more than men.
The nation will remain strong if it stays faithful to its spiritual-intellectual and tangible heritage
The nation will remain strong if it stays faithful to its spiritual-intellectual and tangible heritage - said President of Hungary Katalin Novák at the opening ceremony of the Museum of Greek-Catholic Heritage in Nyíregyháza on Thursday, in the county capital of the Nyírség region.
On the second day of her two-day visit to Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County, Katalin Novák also explained that the members of the Greek-Catholic Church are important to us Hungarians also because they bring the light of the East into Western Christian culture.
We Hungarians, inside and outside our borders, can always count on each other – the President of Hungary declared at the unveiling ceremony of the statue of Ferenc Kölcsey in Nagykároly in the Partium on Wednesday.
At the unveiling ceremony of the memorial made by sculptor Lajos Győrfi at the square in front of the Mayor’s Office, Katalin Novák stressed that Kölcsey warns the Hungarians that we must enrich the future, protect the present and guard the past all at the same time.