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News & Speeches


Address by H.E. Ambassador Byrne Nason to the Opening Session Commission on the Status of Women

11 March 2019

CSW Commission on the status of women. Address by the CHair, Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason.

Remarks by H.E. Amb. Geraldine Byrne Nason at International Women's Day Commenoration

09 March 2019

H.E. Ms. Geraldine Byrne Nason, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the United Nations and Chair of the Commission on the Status of Women CSW63 International Women’s Day - 8 March 2019 ECOSOC Chamber

Statement at the UN Security Council Open Debate on Silencing the Guns in Africa

27 February 2019

Statement by H.E. Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason at the UN Security Council Open Debate on Silencing the Guns in Africa: Cooperation between the UN and regional and sub-regional organisations

Statement at the Arria meeting on accountability for conflict-related sexual violence

07 February 2019

Statement by Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason Permanent Representative of Ireland Arria-formula meeting of the Security Council ‘Accountability for conflict-related sexual violence as a central pillar for prevention’

Statement introducing UNGA Resolution on 'Comprehensive, just and lasting peace in the Middle East'

06 December 2018

Statement by Ireland to introduce a General Assembly Resolution on a 'Comprehensive, just and lasting peace in the Middle East’

Statement by Ireland at UN Security Council Open Debate, 12 December 2018

06 December 2018

Statement by Katherine Zappone, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs of Ireland, at the Security Council Open Debate on “Cooperation between the UN and regional and sub-regional organisations: the role of States, regional arrangements and the United Nations in the prevention and resolution of conflicts”, 12 December 2018

Ireland statement to SECCO WPS Open Debate

31 October 2018

Ireland statement to SECCO WPS Open Debate

Statement SECCO Open Debate on Mediation

30 August 2018

Statement SECCO Open Debate on Mediation

Statement by Ireland at SC on Upholding International Law 17 May 2018

17 May 2018

Statement by Ireland at SC on Upholding International Law 17 May 2018

Statement by Ireland at UN Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security

23 April 2018

Statement made by Ireland at Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security addressing Sexual Violence in Conflict 16 April 2018‌

Statement by Ireland to the UN at the Open Debate on Youth, Peace & Security

23 April 2018

Statement by Ireland to the UN at the Open Debate on Youth, Peace & Security

Statement by Ireland at Security Council debate on peacekeeping

28 March 2018

Statement by Ireland at Security Council debate on peacekeeping

Statement at Intergovernmental Negotiations on Security Council Reform

27 March 2018

Statement at Intergovernmental Negotiations on Security Council Reform

Statement at the Commission for Social Development

10 February 2018

Statement at the Commission for Social Development

Statement by Katherine Zappone, TD, at the Security Council

31 October 2017

Statement by Katherine Zappone, TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs of Ireland, at the Security Council Open Debate on "Children and armed conflict" 31 October 2017

Statement to Security Council Open Debate on Women Peace and Security

27 October 2017

Statement to Security Council Open Debate on Women Peace and Security

Minister Coveney Speaks at the UN General Assembly

02 October 2017

Minister Coveney Speaks at the UN General Assembly

Statement by Ireland at UN Security Council Open Debate

25 May 2017

Statement by Ireland at UN Security Council Open Debate

Statement Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace & Security

15 May 2017

Statement by Ireland at Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security: Sexual Violence in Conflict

Statement by Minister Joe McHugh at Security Council Open Debate on Human Trafficking

15 March 2017

Statement by Minister Joe McHugh at Security Council Open Debate on Human Trafficking, 15 March 2017