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Our Team

Permanent Representative

Ambassador Michael Gaffey

Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organisations at Geneva

Tel. +41 (0)22 919 19 56

Mr. Eugene Forde

Deputy Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization (WTO), with responsibility for economic and commercial affairs, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Tel. +41 (0)22 919 19 62

Ms. Eimear McDermott

Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, with responsibility for political affairs, human rights and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU)

Tel. +41 (0)22 919 19 67

Ms. Jane Dempsey 

First Secretary: Trade and Agriculture (WTO)

Tel. +41 (0)22 919 19 60

Mr. Jamie Walsh 

Deputy Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament. 

Tel. +41 (0)22 919 19 61

Vacant

First Secretary:  ILO and Economic Affairs

Tel.  +41 (0)22 919 19 49

Mr. Richard O'Neill

Secondary Secretary: Humanitarian issues (OCHA, UNHCR, ICRC, IFRC), migration (IOM), health (WHO, UNAIDS) and development (UNCTAD), also with responsibility for the World Metrological Organisation (WMO) and Environmental Affairs.

Mr. Damien Byrne 

Second Secretary: Trade and Intellectual Property (WTO / WIPO)

Tel. +41 (0)22 919 19 63

Mr. Cian O'Mahony 

Administrative Attaché

Tel. +41 (0)22 919 19 64

Ms. Kate McGrane

Humanitarian Advisor

Tel. +41 (0)22 919 19 47

Ms. Elizabeth O'Brien

Disarmament Advisor

Tel. +41 (0)22 919 19 52

Mr. Paul Troy

Health Advisor

Tel. +41 (0)22 919 19 42