Posts tagged ‘Emergencies’
A quick overview of the key global development stories over the 2013/2014 Christmas period.
Guest blog, reflecting on the 2013 International Day for People with Disabilities
An explanation of why good intentions are not good enough, when it comes to helping the victims of disasters such as typhoon Haiyan that hit the Philippines.
An overview of NGO responses to the Government’s Budget plans for 2014.
On 25 September, world leaders gather in New York to take stock of the progress made in global development.
Here are a few articles, tweets and videos trying to answer the question that those world leaders will ask: “Is aid working?”
Is World Humanitarian Day worth celebrating? What do Irish aid workers think?
(includes an overview of coverage of World Humanitarian Day 2013 in the Irish media)
Our top 11 articles on the blog.
Some key illustrations of the successes being achieved, through development aid.
A very good, and short, critique of commonly heard criticism of international development cooperation (or “overseas aid”)
Anyone wondering why Ireland continues to spend money on overseas aid, take your pick from these quotes from the last week: Speeches by Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore