Posts tagged ‘Foreign Policy’
Article co-written by Irish Deputy Prime Minister Eamon Gilmore; Mary Robinson, president of the Mary Robinson Foundation Climate Justice; Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the World Food Programme; and Frank Rijsberman, the chief executive of CGIAR, a global agricultural research partnership – published first on Euractiv.
On 7-8 February, EU leaders may well set the EU’s priorities for the next 7 years. And they do so in an atmosphere of little public debate. This blog post highlights the importance of protecting the EU’s investment in international cooperation and global stability.
Ireland’s EU Presidency will be able to lead European discussions on the global ‘Post 2015 Development Framework’ – the new global recipe to fight extreme poverty.
Some facts and figures on the EU’s development cooperation budget. And why EU leaders should protect this budget, as they sit down to negotiate a new EU budget for 2014-2020.
Many aid donors have re-discovered “the market” as a means towards economic development. And as so often before, the aid debate risks getting rid of both the baby and the bath water…
Dóchas key word analysis of Dáil and Seanad debates since 1974 shows growing parliamentary interest in development cooperation.
An overview of some of the key issues we focused on during 2011.
Ireland takes over the six month Presidency of the Council of the European Union in January 2013. What does that mean for Development?
The formation of a new Government is a unique opportunity for Ireland to develop a new foreign policy, more explicitly based on the fulfilment of human rights.
As Ireland prepares for the UN’s assessment of its human rights track record, we argue that States have a legal obligation, under human rights treaties, to ensure the realisation of people’s rights at home as well as abroad.