Ireland wins seat on United Nations Security Council
Ireland was elected to the United Nations Security Council and will now take a seat on the 15- member body in 2021 and 2022. Ireland campaigned on the themes of Partnership, Empathy and Independence as the key attributes that our country brings to its engagement with the UN and which will drive our work on the Security Council.
Ireland joined the United Nations in December 1955.
Ireland has been on the Security Council 3 times. 1962, 1981-82, 2001-2002.
Minister Ciaran Cannon explains the role that Ireland will play on the Security Council. The Minister also discusses COVID-19, Brexit and the formation of government in Ireland.
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