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Launch of the OECD/DAC Review of Ireland
20 May 2020
Statement delivered by Ireland at the 7th special session of the UNESCO Executive Board on Ukraine
16 March 2022
The Permanent Representative of Ireland to the OECD and UNESCO, Ambassador Gerard Keown, delivered a statement at UNESCO on the situation in Ukraine in all aspects of its mandate during the 7th special session of the Executive Board.
Ireland's Inscriptions on the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage
18 February 2020
In December 2015, Ireland ratified the 2003 UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. Ireland has currently three inscriptions on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List: Uilleann Piping, Hurling and Harping.
2020 OECD Economic Surveys of Ireland
14 February 2020
A concert of Irish Harping at the Embassy of Ireland, Paris
16 October 2019
This special performance sought to extend an appreciation and awareness of Irish Harping as a unique element of Ireland’s rich cultural heritage. In particular, the event underlined the historical and cultural importance of Harping on the island of Ireland.
Taoiseach, Tánaiste and four ministers visit the OECD
07 February 2014
The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and members of the Government paid a working visit to the OECD today to discuss a range of economic and social policy issues with OECD experts following Ireland's successful exit from the EU IMF Programme.