Tánaiste Simon Coveney delivered Ireland’s national statement at the 73rd UN General Assembly

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, delivered Ireland’s national statement to the UN General Assembly in New York on Friday September 28. The Tánaiste used his address to underline Ireland’s strong support for multilateralism as the best way to address global challenges, to highlight Ireland’s role in UN peacekeeping,…

Statement by the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, on the death of former Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan

“It is with much sadness that I heard this morning of the death of Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and champion for peace and human rights. Kofi Annan was an exceptional international statesman, who worked tirelessly for a more peaceful and equal world, both during his long and illustrious career in…