Ireland scoops major UN trade forum

Conor O’Riordan, a Dublin businessman and importer, spotted a business opportunity while attending a UN working group in Geneva last November.

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Ian Kehoe

17th March, 2007

Conor O’Riordan, a Dublin businessman and importer, spotted a business opportunity while attending a UN working group in Geneva last November.

It had been announced that a United Nations global forum on trade facilitation, to be held in Cairo this month, was being cancelled. Egypt’s misfortune was to be Ireland’s opportunity. O’Riordan quickly made some calls to Dublin and, within a matter of minutes, he had secured the event for Ireland....

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