Ireland

Ambassador Michael Gaffey

Permanent Representative of Ireland to the United Nations in Geneva

Michael Gaffey is the Permanent Representative of Ireland to the United Nations Office at Geneva. Prior to his appointment to Geneva, Mr. Gaffey had been working at Irish Aid since 2008, first as Deputy Director General of the Development Cooperation Division and then as Director. From 2002 to 2008, he worked at the Political Division of the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin. He served at the Irish Embassy in Tokyo from 2000 to 2002; at the Irish Embassy in London from 1997 to 2000; at the Irish Embassy in Cairo from 1993 to 1997; and at the Irish Embassy in Baghdad, and then Amman, from 1990 to 1992.