He'll appear before an Oireachtas committee whose members include 2 Kildare TDs.
The Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence will discuss the proposed appointment of Dr Katherine Zappone as Special Envoy to the United Nations today.
Kildare TDs, Independent Cathal Berry, and Fianna Fáil's James Lawless, sit on the committee.
They will hear deputations by the Secretary to Government and Secretary General at the Department of An Taoiseach, Martin Fraser.
The Committee on Foreign Affairs chaired by @CharlieFlanagan TD will discuss the proposed appointment of Katherine Zappone as Special Envoy to the UN with the Secretary General at the Department of An Taoiseach Martin Fraser tomorrow #seeforyourself https://t.co/uElyJoESqK pic.twitter.com/f8kub62ZYC— Houses of the Oireachtas - Tithe an Oireachtais (@OireachtasNews) September 28, 2021
Committee Cathaoirleach Charlie Flanagan TD said: “The proposed appointment of Dr Katherine Zappone to a Special Envoy role has been the source of considerable controversy and debate. The Committee agreed to invite the Secretary to Government to discuss the proposal made to Government to appoint Dr. Zappone as a special envoy and we look forward to hearing further detail in respect of the proposed appointment.”
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Social Democrats TD Gary Gannon is a member of the committee and he wants clarity from Mr Fraser today