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Embassy Maputo celebrates 20 years in Mozambique in 2016

14/12/16

Embassy Maputo celebrates 20 years in Mozambique in 2016

Minister Flanagan & MoS McHugh announce the release of €3.92m in development funding to GOAL

13/12/16

Minister Flanagan & MoS McHugh announce the release of €3.92m in development funding to GOAL

Minister of State McHugh Visit to Kenya

5/12/16

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 new Development Education Strategy 2017-2023

21/12/16

Irish Aid launches its new Development Education Strategy 2017-2023

World AIDS Day 2016: Adapting Irish Aid’s support to priority populations

30/11/16

World AIDS Day 2016: Adapting Irish Aid’s support to priority populations

The Civil Society Funding Round 2017

28/11/16

The Civil Society Funding Round 2017 is now open

State visit to Vietnam by President Higgins

11/11/16

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)

7/11/16

Irish Aid at the UNFCCC 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22)

President Higgins on official visit to Lao PDR

16/11/16

President Higgins state visit to Vietnam and Lao

Aligning EU Policy to ‘Leave No One Behind’

28/10/16

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

14/9/16

Come Visit Irish Aid at the Ploughing Championships

Irish Aid helping small farmers combat climate change

27/9/16

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

29/9/16

Irish Aid Volunteering Fair 2016

Uganda: Irish Aid supporting primary education in Karamoja

11/8/16

Uganda: Irish Aid supporting primary education in Karamoja

Brazil: Nutrition for Growth Meeting

4/8/16

Brazil: Nutrition for Growth Meeting

Irish Aid Celebrates World Humanitarian Day

19/8/16

Irish Aid Celebrates World Humanitarian Day

Minister McHugh Launches Irish Aid Annual Report 2015

29/8/16

Minister McHugh Launches Irish Aid Annual Report 2015

Uganda: Minister McHugh on official visit

14/7/16

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

20/7/16

Progress through partnership: Ireland and Tanzania working together for better cancer care

Nourish: Development of a Ugandan-Irish HIV/Nutrition Research Cluster

25/7/16

Nourish: Development of a Ugandan-Irish HIV/Nutrition Research Cluster

Irish Aid Sends Emergency Supplies to Families Affected by Flooding and Landslides in Ethiopia

3/6/16

On Monday 13 June, Irish Aid airlifted 23 tonnes of emergency relief items to families displaced by recent flooding in Ethiopia.

Jordan: Irish Aid improves water services to Syrian refugees in Azraq camp

17/5/16

Working with UNICEF Jordan, Irish Aid has provided improved water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities for Syrian refugees living in Azraq camp.

Supporting vulnerable communities in Malawi

5/5/16

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 and the World Humanitarian Summit

23/5/16

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.

Masai leader Edward Loure recognised for protecting land rights in Northern Tanzania

22/4/16

Tanzanian partner supported by Irish Aid & Oxfam Ireland

Irish Aid proud to support digital media

13/4/16

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

12/4/16

Ministers Flanagan & Sherlock announce €2m humanitarian funding for South Sudan and the region

Mine Action Day

4/4/16

Mine Action Day: Irish Aid supports demining activities worldwide

World Malaria Day: End Malaria for Good

25/4/16

World Malaria Day

World Immunization Week 2016

26/4/16

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.

World TB Day

24/3/16

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 proud to support Start Fund

16/3/16

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.

International Women's Day 2016

8/3/16

March 8th marks International Women’s Day, the day dedicated to promoting global awareness of gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.

Irish Aid supporting eye care services in Africa

4/3/16

There are an estimated 9 million blind people in sub-Saharan Africa and a further 27 million people are visually impaired.

Responding to drought in Ethiopia

2/3/16

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

29/1/16

Reducing Global Hunger: New Thinking on the Links between Agriculture and Nutrition

Ireland’s Rapid Response Initiative in 2015

19/1/16

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.

Irish Aid Our World Awards 2016

12/1/16

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

11/1/16

Senior Climate & Development Adviser The Senior Adviser will be based in one of our African Embassies, preferably Nairobi or Addis Ababa

Senior Nutrition Adviser Vacancy

11/1/16

The Senior Advisor will be based in one of our African Embassies, preferably Nairobi or Addis Ababa