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Csaba Kőrösi

Honorary Fellow (2023)

Csaba Kőrösi, born in 1958 in Szeged, Hungary, is a distinguished Hungarian diplomat with a rich educational background and a diverse career in international relations and sustainability. Kőrösi’s academic journey took him across the globe, studying at prestigious institutions such as the Moscow Institute of International Relations in Russia, the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom, the Truman Institute for Middle East Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel, and Harvard Kennedy School at Harvard University in the United States.

Beginning his career in 1983 with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kőrösi’s diplomatic service saw him representing Hungary in various countries, including Greece, Israel, and Libya. His notable roles include serving as Hungary’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, where he was also the vice-president of the General Assembly from 2011 to 2012. Prior to his significant appointment as the President of the 77th United Nations General Assembly from 2022 to 2023, he was the Deputy State Secretary responsible for security policy, multilateral diplomacy, and human rights, and later became the Director of Environmental Sustainability in the Office of the President of Hungary.

Kőrösi’s contributions to diplomacy and international relations have been recognized through several prestigious awards. He is a recipient of the Hungarian Order of Merit and has been honored with the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland, the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, and the Greek Order of the Phoenix, reflecting his impactful career and dedication to global affairs.

This page has been updated in May 2024.

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