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New Permanent Representative of Hungary presents credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva

Presentation of Credentials


Margit Szűcs, the new Permanent Representative of Hungary to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented her credentials to Tatiana Valovaya, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.

Prior to her appointment to Geneva, Ms. Szűcs had been serving as Director General for Security Policy and Non-proliferation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary in 2019 and 2020. She was a diplomat with the Permanent Delegation of Hungary to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization from 2015 to 2019, dealing with operational and defence issues, and also served there from 2009 to 2011, dealing with high-level programmes, public diplomacy and press relations.

Ms. Szűcs was a desk officer dealing with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Afghanistan in the Security Policy Department of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade in 2008 and 2009. She was a Ministry of Interior delegated diplomat dealing with European Union crisis management, and North Atlantic Treaty Organization civil emergency planning in Brussels from 2003 to 2007. From 2000 to 2002, she was a desk officer at the Directorate General for Disaster Management with the Ministry of Interior.

Ms. Szűcs has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Applied Sciences/Budapest Business School, Budapest, and a master’s degree in international relations/European politics, from the University of Szeged. She is married with two children.