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Public Talk - Global action for a better world:the potential of the Sustainable Development Goals
Quercus Active Citizenship Lecture takes place on Monday 27th January, 2020. David Donoghue, former Irish permanent representative to the UN will give a public lecture titled: 'Global action for a better world: the potential of the Sustainable Development Goals'.
The Quercus Talented Students’ Programme is aimed at supporting and promoting excellence in academia, sport, creative and performing arts, active citizenship and innovation/entrepreneurship for both prospective undergraduate/level 8 students and students already registered in UCC.
Each year the Quercus Lescture Series invites external guest speakers and leaders in their fields to deliver a public lecture in Cork.
David Donoghue was Ireland’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations until August 2017. Dr Donoghue was also one of the Irish Government’s negotiators for the ground-breaking Good Friday Agreement, which provided a political framework for lasting peace and stability in Northern Ireland. He is currently Chair of the Board of Trustees for Conciliation Resources - an international organisation committed to stopping violent conflict and creating more peaceful societies.
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More information on the Quercus Scholarship programme and Lecture series can be found at https://www.ucc.ie/en/quercus.