“International cooperation is central to fighting the global recession”
Irish development NGOs today expressed disappointment that the Government, announcing Budget 2013, has cut the overseas aid budget by €16 million.
Tonight, as negotiations on the EU's multiannual budget ended without agreement, Irish NGOs called for a re-think of the proposed changes in the overall size and make-up of the budget proposals.
Dóchas welcomes Tánaiste and EU Affairs Committee support for protecting EU aid spending
Irish development NGOs welcomed today’s discussion at the Oireachtas European Affairs Committee at which Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore TD spoke on current negotiations... Read more
“Aid must go to institutions that provide checks and balances”
In response to an announcement by the Tánaiste that all Irish Aid payments to the Ugandan Government have been suspended pending further investigation of allegations of misappropriations,... Read more
“Must be backed by support for Development in the MFF Negotiations.”
Irish NGOs today (25 October) welcomed the vote in the European Parliament to designate 2015 the “European Year for Development”.
The debate, which took place during the European Pa... Read more
EU recognises NGOs are essential to ending global poverty and tackling climate change
Irish NGOs today welcomed the announcement by European governments that they would renew their support to civil society organisations working in developing countrie... Read more
Implementing the Charities Act is an opportunity to deliver more effective support to those in need
Irish NGOs today welcomed the Seanad debate, tabled by 12 Senators, calling on the Government to implement the 2009 Charities Act.