Human rights are central to Ireland’s foreign policy. We champion the vital role of the United Nations in the promotion and protection of human rights.
Overview of Ireland’s active and principled contribution to human rights at the UN.
At the Third Committee we focus on gender equality, civil society, human rights defenders and other priorities.
Our mission contributes actively to the work of the annual Commission on the Status of Women.
Ireland has actively engaged in strengthening the UN’s ability to monitor and encourage national implementation of human rights obligations.