Interview: Geraldine Byrne Nason, Ireland’s UN envoy

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Al-Araby

Ireland is taking on the role of President of the United Nations Security Council for the month of September. Whilst at the helm, Ireland will be responsible for running the council agendas and presiding over meetings. Al-Araby Al-Jadeed’s correspondent at the UN in New York met with the Irish ambassador and head of the Security Council for September, Geraldine Byrne Nason. You mentioned that one high-level discussion you wish to convene will be on nuclear non-proliferation. A few months ago Britain announced that they intend to increase their nuclear arsenal – which would be a violation of tr…

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