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.”

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Why we are working towards Open Government

An invitation to join the discussions about “Open Government” in Ireland. And why Open Data is important for Development Cooperation.

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What you have been reading

Our top 11 articles on the blog.

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Telling the Good News Stories about Development

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.

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Continue Reading 02/07/2013 at 1:49 pm 1 comment

Seanad Éireann debates Ireland’s development policy

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.

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Continue Reading 23/05/2013 at 9:54 am 3 comments

Ireland’s overseas assistance generosity may yield longer-term economic benefits for the country

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.

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Continue Reading 20/05/2013 at 10:30 am Leave a comment

NGO Transparency in Action

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.

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Continue Reading 13/05/2013 at 10:06 am Leave a comment

Ireland’s new Development Policy – A word count analysis

A quick word count analysis of Ireland’s new Development Policy.

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Continue Reading 08/05/2013 at 4:10 pm 1 comment

European NGOs set out their vision of a new approach to tackling poverty

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.

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Continue Reading 03/05/2013 at 2:41 pm 1 comment

Aid to poor countries falls further

Reactions to the latest OECD statistics which show that, despite pledges to the contrary, donor aid budgets are falling.

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Continue Reading 24/04/2013 at 2:06 pm Leave a comment

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