Posts tagged ‘Irish Aid’
Irish NGOs call on Government to back up its new International Development Policy by keeping Ireland’s aid promise
Irish NGOs have called on the Government to protect the ODA budget, saying Budget 2014 is an opportunity to demonstrate the strength of Ireland’s commitment to the new Government Policy for International Development, “One World, One Future.”
An invitation to join the discussions about “Open Government” in Ireland. And why Open Data is important for Development Cooperation.
Our top 11 articles on the blog.
A new initiative illustrates the good news from developing countries, and reminds us of the phenomenal success the world is having when it comes to tackling poverty.
On 9 May, exactly one week after the Government launched its new “Policy for International Development”, the Seanad debated the new policy with Minister Joe Costello.
Dr. Pat McCloughan presents some new facts on Irish aid, and takes a fresh angle by looking at the longer-term economic benefits to Ireland from Ireland continuing to be proportionately generous in respect of overseas assistance.
On 2 May, Dóchas hosted a conference entitled “Initiate – Transparency In Action” to bring NGOs, academia, and Irish Aid representatives together to learn how the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) could help further strengthen transparency and Accountability in the sector.
A quick word count analysis of Ireland’s new Development Policy.
Human rights and a focus on the multidimensional scope of poverty should be at the centre of the agenda that replaces the Millennium Development Goals – due to expire in less than two years’ time – according to a new position from CONCORD’s Beyond 2015 European Taskforce.
Reactions to the latest OECD statistics which show that, despite pledges to the contrary, donor aid budgets are falling.