Embassy Maputo celebrates 20 years in Mozambique in 2016
Minister Flanagan & MoS McHugh announce the release of €3.92m in development funding to GOAL
The Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Mr Joe McHugh, T.D., visited Kenya from November 29th to December 2nd, 2016. This was the first formal visit by a Government Minister to Kenya since the re-opening of the Embassy of Ireland in Nairobi in October 2014
Irish Aid launches its new Development Education Strategy 2017-2023
World AIDS Day 2016: Adapting Irish Aid’s support to priority populations
The Civil Society Funding Round 2017 is now open
The State visit to Vietnam this week by President Michael D. Higgins marked twenty years of diplomatic relations between Ireland and Vietnam,
Irish Aid at the UNFCCC 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22)
President Higgins state visit to Vietnam and Lao
On the 18th November, Minister of State for Diaspora and International Development Joe McHugh T.D. was joined by the EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica in Dublin, for a fruitful discussion pressing development issues, including migration, the External Investment Plan, the European Consensus on Development and post-Cotonou.
Come Visit Irish Aid at the Ploughing Championships
Irish Aid’s Climate Action Reports are now available to view for our eight key partner countries, which detail the out the climate situation in each county and the funding and programmes in place to build resilience and combat the effects of climate change.
Irish Aid Volunteering Fair 2016
Uganda: Irish Aid supporting primary education in Karamoja
Brazil: Nutrition for Growth Meeting
Irish Aid Celebrates World Humanitarian Day
Minister McHugh Launches Irish Aid Annual Report 2015
Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Joe McHugh TD visited Uganda, one of Irish Aid’s key partner countries, from 8-11 July 2016.
Progress through partnership: Ireland and Tanzania working together for better cancer care
Nourish: Development of a Ugandan-Irish HIV/Nutrition Research Cluster
On Monday 13 June, Irish Aid airlifted 23 tonnes of emergency relief items to families displaced by recent flooding in Ethiopia.
Working with UNICEF Jordan, Irish Aid has provided improved water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities for Syrian refugees living in Azraq camp.
Irish Aid is one of the co-funding partners with the UK and Norway to a special programme in Malawi that aims to build resilience in drought and flood prone communities – by helping people help themselves through initiatives such as micro credit, agriculture training and low carbon technologies.
Ireland will be participating in the World Humanitarian Summit, which takes place in Istanbul, Turkey from May 23rd to May 24th 2016. World leaders will convene to seek urgent and bold solutions to address increasing humanitarian needs globally.
Tanzanian partner supported by Irish Aid & Oxfam Ireland
Over the past three years, Irish Aid has supported creative digital media in Zambia
Ministers Flanagan & Sherlock announce €2m humanitarian funding for South Sudan and the region
Mine Action Day: Irish Aid supports demining activities worldwide
World Malaria Day
1.5 million children under the age of five die every year in the world’s poorest countries from vaccine-preventable diseases. The World Health Organization estimates that 18.7 million children worldwide have yet to receive basic vaccines to stop diseases such as whooping cough, tetanus and diphtheria.
Many think of Tuberculosis (TB) as a disease from the past. Known as “consumption” in Ireland, TB was responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of Irish people every year until it was finally brought under control.
Irish Aid (along with the UK) has been a founding donor to the Start Fund since it was launched in 2014, providing €2.6 million to the Fund to date.
March 8th marks International Women’s Day, the day dedicated to promoting global awareness of gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.
There are an estimated 9 million blind people in sub-Saharan Africa and a further 27 million people are visually impaired.
In 2015 due to the El Niño effect, the spring and summer rains failed in many parts of Ethiopia.
Reducing Global Hunger: New Thinking on the Links between Agriculture and Nutrition
Ireland’s Rapid Response Initiative, designed to respond quickly to humanitarian emergencies by deploying highly skilled staff and sending emergency humanitarian supplies, had a busy year in 2015. 32 members of the Rapid Response Corps were deployed worldwide, with 305 tonnes of emergency relief supplies dispatched to assist over 70,000 people in need.
The 2016 Irish Aid Our World Awards, an annual awards programme for Irish pupils from third to sixth class, have been launched by the Minister of State Seán Sherlock at Vicarstown National School in Co. Cork.
Senior Climate & Development Adviser The Senior Adviser will be based in one of our African Embassies, preferably Nairobi or Addis Ababa
The Senior Advisor will be based in one of our African Embassies, preferably Nairobi or Addis Ababa