Sunday January 19, 2020

Lining out for Team Europe at the UN is in Ireland’s interests

Ireland is the only EU country in the running for a non-permanent Security Council seat in 2021

5th January, 2020
Ireland is the only EU country in the running for a non-permanent Security Council seat in 2021

This year is going to be an especially busy one for Ireland on the world stage. With the recent British election all but assuring a Brexit deal, Irish foreign policy will soon see big tests in two other areas: British-EU free trade negotiations, and at the General Assembly, where a key vote will decide who gets a two-year seat on the United Nations Security Council.

The race for the UN seat comes amidst the Irish...

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