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Register for Public Consultation

What is the public consultation about?

The public consultation will centre on how Ireland’s development cooperation can contribute towards meeting the ambitious objectives of new international development policies, including the 2030 Agenda Sustainable Development Goals agreed by the United Nations in 2015.

The consultation will be structured around the four questions set out in the consultation paper.

  1. What elements of Ireland’s international development experience should the new policy reflect?
  2. What are the implications of the changing global context for Ireland’s international development cooperation and humanitarian action?
  3. Do the proposed priorities respond to the changing context and contribute to the achievement of our vision of a more equal, peaceful, sustainable world?
  4. How can we improve delivery of Ireland’s international development cooperation and humanitarian action?

How to participate in the consultation

The public consultation on Ireland’s new international development policy is ongoing and will inform Ireland’s new policy for international development which will be published by the Government in 2018, setting out the way ahead for Ireland’s international development cooperation and humanitarian action.

We want to hear from you

A series of public consultation meetings will be held from 6.30pm to 8.30pm in the below locations.

Please use the form below to register for the meetings.

Thursday, 13th September City Hall, Cork
Monday, 17th September The Aula Maxima, NUI, Galway
Tuesday, 18th September The Model, The Mall, Sligo 
Thursday, 20th September The Strand Hotel, Limerick 
Tuesday, 2nd October EPIC, The Irish Emigration Museum, The CHQ Building, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1

Register for a Public Consultation

Public support and engagement with our international development coopoeration is critical for a successful policy.

A first step will be your engagement with our public consulation - we need to hear your voices.

Your insights, direction and thinking will help define and refine our thinking and we want to hear your views.

This will inform our new policy for international development which will be published by the Government in 2018, setting out the way ahead for Ireland's international development cooperation and humanitarian action.

Please use the form below to register your interest in attending public consultation events in Cork, Limerick, Galway, Sligo and Dublin.    

Please Note

  • Registration through other channels may not be accepted.
  • Registration cannot be approved without the completion of details requested completed.
  • The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is not obliged to accept any registration request once it has been submitted.
  • Registration will be on a first come, first served basis and places may be limited depending on numbers.
  • Registration will be confirmed by the email address provided above.