Public Lectures and Seminars

Quercus Lecture Series

Quercus Active Citizenship Lecture by David Donoghue, former Irish Permanent Representative to the United Nations.

Donoghue joined Ireland's Department of Foreign Affairs in 1975. He served in a number of positions, including the Anglo-Irish Division, the Irish Embassy to the Holy See (1977-78), the Irish Embassy to Germany (1978-83), the Irish Permanent Mission to the UN (1987-88), and the Irish Embassy in London (1988-91). From 1995 to 1999, he served as Irish head of the Anglo-Irish Secretariat in Belfast. From 2004 to 2006, David Donoghue served as ambassador to Austria and from 2006 to 2009, he was ambassador to Germany. He was Ireland’s Permanent Representative to the UN from 2013-17. During his time at the UN, Ambassador Donoghue served as co-facilitator for three major negotiations relating to sustainable development. He and his Kenyan colleague co-facilitated the major negotiation process in 2014-15 which led to agreement on the SDGs and the 2030 Agenda. In September 2013 he and his South African colleague had co-facilitated a General Assembly conference which reviewed progress made on the MDGs. And in 2016 he and his Jordanian colleague co-facilitated the negotiations which agreed the New York Declaration on large movements of migrants and refugees. Source:

Category: Public Lectures and Seminars:
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Aras Na Laoi, G30, University College Cork
Target Audience: All Welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Siobhan O'Neill

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