Mr. Eamon Gilmore has served as the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade from 2011 until July 2014, as well as the EU Special Envoy for Colombia Peace Process, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs (2011-2015)
He led Ireland’s successful Presidency of the European Union; was President of the EU’s General Affairs Council and was Chairperson-in-Office of the OSCE.
He was one of the longest serving members of the Irish Parliament and he has served as a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
Mr. Gilmore is now actively involved in European and International Affairs, through his human rights and peace work, and through public speaking and teaching. He has lectured on governance, political economy and conflict resolution in several universities and think tanks in Ireland and abroad.