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Irish Aid pledges a further €5 million to Yemen humanitarian relief

16 March 2022

Ireland today pledged a further €5 million to fund humanitarian relief in Yemen. The funding, provided to the Yemen Humanitarian Fund, will provide critical aid to people affected by the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the country.

Minister Brophy launches the Our World Irish Aid Awards 2022

27 January 2022

Colm Brophy T.D., Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, today launched the 2022 Our World Irish Aid Awards, enabling thousands of primary school pupils all over Ireland to learn about sustainable development and Ireland’s role in tackling global poverty and climate change. This year’s theme is Wellbeing for People and Planet.

BTYSTE Self Help Africa/Irish Aid Science for Development Award Winners 2022

24 January 2022

Congratulations to all participants at BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2022 and in particular to the winners of the Self Help Africa/ Irish Aid Science for Development Award.

Save the Date - Civil Society A Better World Fund Meeting

15 July 2021

Irish Aid's current Programme Grant (PG) II and Humanitarian Programme Plan (HPP) will come to an end in December 2022.

Climate Finance Report 2019

07 March 2021

On 8 March 2021, Minister of State for Overseas Development and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, T.D. launched Ireland’s Climate and Environmental Finance Report 2019. The report sets out the financial support provided by Irish government departments in pursuit of the objectives of the Rio Conventions.

Have your say on Irish Aid’s new Global Citizenship and Development Education Strategy 2021-2024.

18 February 2021

Consultation Process for Development of new Irish Aid Development and Global Citizenship Education Strategy 2021- 2024

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2021 Winner

18 January 2021

Congratulations to all participants in BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2021 and in particular to the winner of the Self Help Africa/ Irish Aid Science for Development Award

Ireland's Official Development Assistance Annual Report 2019

09 November 2020

The 2019 Annual Report on Ireland’s Official Development Assistance was launched on 10 November 2020. The report sets out details of our work in 2019 and this year has a particular focus on gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Colm Brophy, T.D. appointed as Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora

02 July 2020

On 2 July 2020, Minister Colm Brophy, T.D. began his first day as Minister of State with responsibility for Ireland’s international aid programme and for the Irish diaspora.

Launch of Saolta

31 January 2020

The Saolta programme was launched at the Mansion House in Dublin on January 30th. This programme is the latest global citizenship initiative supported by Irish Aid, the Government’s overseas development programme at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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Suas Ideas for Change Awards

13 November 2019

Young social entrepreneurs pitch their social or environmental change idea at the Suas Ideas for Change event in Dublin