Cdt. Mark Hearns will give guest lecture on the UN Observer Mission in Syria, November 29

Cdt. Mark Hearns will give guest lecture on the UN Observer Mission in Syria,  November 29, 12-2pm, IIIS Seminar room, TCD. Mark Hearns returned from the UN Observer Mission in Syria in July and has extensive experience of the UN and overseas missions.

Professor Daithi O’Ceallaigh, Director-General, Institute for International European Affairs (IIEA),  will give guest lecture on ‘Criticisms of the UN’, Dec 6, 10-12pm, ISE, Dublin. Professor O’Ceallaigh is former Ambassador to the UN Geneva (2007-2009), former Irish Ambassador to the UK, (2001-2007) and former Irish Ambassador to Finland and Estonia (1993-1998). In 2007, he headed the Irish team that negotiated the Convention to Prohibit Cluster Munitions.