Posts tagged ‘Irish Aid’
Irish Aid recently set out its thinking about “Development Results”. And it is encouraging stuff, from which other Government donors could learn.
The review of the Government White Paper on Irish Aid is getting into full swing. Irish Aid has recently added some information on the review to its website and they also plan to publish a Review discussion document by December.
Should NGOs merge to save money and increase impact?
This blog post explains why ageing is increasingly a development issue, and what we can do to ensure unintentional discrimination against older people in development practice.
Over many years of responding to droughts, Irish NGOs have learned a number of important lessons about the complex relationships between drought, food scarcity and famine.
New reports from the World Bank and the UN show that, despite the bad news from the Horn of Africa, substantial progress is being made in the vast majority of developing countries.
In recent times, there have been a (admittedly small) number of media commentators questioning whether Ireland can afford to continue to give overseas aid, and whether aid actually works.
Another blog post by Michael McManus, explaining how trade and Irish trade policy affect developing countries. Many references to EU and WTO rules and policies.
On 12 June Jan O’Sullivan, Minister of State for Trade and Development, announced that a review of Ireland’s Aid Policy will take place over the next 12 months. This post presents some basic information about the White Paper on Irish Aid, the review process and why Irish NGOs should get involved.
The recent UN summit on HIV & AIDS shows Ireland continues to focus on the fight against HIV & AIDS. And we have some figures on how much of Ireland’s overseas aid programme is spent on HIV & AIDS work.