Ireland has been awarded a prestigious international peace prize. The Irish disarmament delegation at the UN, along with six international partners, has been named as a winner of the Arms Control Person of the Year. Diplomats from the disarmament delegations of Austria, Brazil, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, and South Africa, and Ambassador Elayne Whyte Gómez of Costa Rica won the poll ahead of eight other nominees. It is for their leadership during the negotiations of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
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