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Government approves additional €30 million aid package for the Horn of Africa

29 November 2022

Ireland will immediately provide an additional €30 million in humanitarian aid to respond to the rapidly deteriorating food crisis in the Horn of Africa. This funding brings to over €100m Ireland’s humanitarian and development funding for the Horn of Africa in 2022.

Irish Aid Annual Report highlights global impact of Ireland’s ODA programme

18 October 2022

Supporting global access to vaccines, responding to complex humanitarian crises, and committing to more than double climate finance were among the key achievements of Ireland’s overseas development assistance (ODA) programme in 2021, according to the Irish Aid Annual Report released today.

Educational institutions and community groups eligible for Global Citizenship Education Grants

10 October 2022

A range of organisations, including educational institutions, youth organisations and community groups across Ireland are eligible for grants of up to €180,000 under a new scheme announced by Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora Colm Brophy T.D. today.

Highest ever allocation for Ireland’s development programme in Budget 2023 – Minister Brophy

30 September 2022

Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy T.D has welcomed Budget 2023’s allocation of over €1.2 billion for international development – the highest amount ever provided for by the Government.

Minister Colm Brophy invites applications to the Civil Society Fund

26 September 2022

Minister for Overseas Development Aid and the Diaspora, Colm Brophy T.D., today invited applications to Irish Aid’s 2023 Civil Society Fund competition. The Fund supports NGOs to implement projects in countries which are eligible for overseas development assistance.

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