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December

November

Ministers Coveney and Cannon announce funding increase for Development NGOs

20/11/17

Ministers Coveney and Cannon announce increase in funding for Irish Development NGOs

Minister Coveney highlights trade opportunities for Irish companies in Kenya

8/11/17

Minister Coveney highlights trade opportunities for Irish companies in Kenya

Minister Coveney announces €11 million in humanitarian funding to the Horn of Africa region

7/11/17

Minister Coveney announces €11 million in humanitarian funding to the Horn of Africa region

Minister Coveney begins 3 day visit to the Horn of Africa

7/11/17

Minister Coveney begins 3 day visit to the Horn of Africa

Minister Coveney meets with African Union & IGAD

6/11/17

Minister Coveney announces support to the South Sudan peace process and African Union reform efforts

October

Minister Cannon attends South Africa-Ireland Partnership Forum in Pretoria

31/10/17

Minister Cannon attends South Africa-Ireland Partnership Forum in Pretoria

Visit of Minister Ciarán Cannon to Tanzania

15/10/17

Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciarán Cannon, T.D., begins a four-day trip to Tanzania on Monday 16th October.

Ireland announces commitments at Our Ocean Conference in Malta

6/10/17

Ireland announces commitments at Our Ocean Conference in Malta

September

Ministers Coveney and Cannon launch the 2016 Irish Aid Annual Report

26/9/17

Ministers Coveney and Cannon launch the 2016 Irish Aid Annual Report

Minister Coveney Addresses High Level Meeting on Famine and Prevention

21/9/17

Minister Coveney Addresses High Level Meeting on Famine and Prevention

August

Ministers Coveney and Cannon announce 9 million funding for UNCERF

3/8/17

Ministers Coveney and Cannon announce €9 million in additional humanitarian funding to the UN Central Emergency Response Fund for allocation to underfunded crises

Ministers Coveney and Cannon call for international support for people of Yemen

2/8/17

Minister Coveney and Minister of State Cannon join calls for the international community to support the people of Yemen

July

Ministers Announce humanitarian assistance to crises in Lake Chad Region and the CAR

5/7/17

Ministers Announce €5.5 million in humanitarian assistance to crises in the Lake Chad Region and the Central African Republic

June

Ireland airlifts humanitarian supplies into Uganda for South Sudanese refugees

13/6/17

Minister Flanagan and MoS McHugh announce airlift of humanitarian supplies into Uganda to help South Sudanese refugees

Ireland Supports Sustainable Development Goals at UN Oceans Conference

7/6/17

Ireland Supports Sustainable Development Goals at UN Oceans Conference in New York

Statement on the death of Dr Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the UNFPA

6/6/17

Statement on the death of Dr Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the UNFPA

May

Ministers announce assistance to the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic

22/5/17

Ministers Flanagan and McHugh announce €6 million in humanitarian assistance to the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic

Irish Aid and HSE partner to enhance Ireland’s contribution to Global Health

3/5/17

Irish Aid and HSE partner to enhance Ireland’s contribution to Global Health

April

Irish students speak out to tackle climate change

27/4/17

Irish students speak out to tackle climate change

Minister of State McHugh attends High-level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

25/4/17

Minister of State McHugh attends High-level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

Ireland steps up its humanitarian response to looming famine in Somalia

12/4/17

Ireland steps up its humanitarian response to looming famine in Somalia

Minister McHugh Announces National Africa Day 2017 Flagship Event

6/4/17

Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development Joe McHugh Announces National Africa Day 2017 Flagship Event

Ireland promises to provide a minimum of €25 million to help Syria this year

5/4/17

Minister Flanagan and Minister of State McHugh promise that Ireland will provide a minimum of €25 million to help Syria this year

March

Ministers announce €4 million for Ireland’s Rapid Response Initiative

24/3/17

Ministers announce €4 million for Ireland’s Rapid Response Initiative

Min Flanagan and MoS McHugh announce €11m in humanitarian assistance for the Horn of Africa

20/3/17

Minister Flanagan and Minister of State McHugh announce €11m in humanitarian assistance for the Horn of Africa

February

Minister of State McHugh visits Jordan and Lebanon

27/2/17

Minister of State McHugh visits Jordan and Lebanon

Ministers Flanagan and McHugh 5m funding for crises in NE Nigeria and Lake Chad

24/2/17

Minister Flanagan and Minister McHugh announce €5 million funding for humanitarian crises in north-east Nigeria and the Lake Chad region

Ministers Flanagan and McHugh announce €2.2 million in funding to the International Rescue Committee

23/2/17

Ministers Flanagan and McHugh announce €2.2 million in funding to the International Rescue Committee

January

Minister of State McHugh presents Science for Development Award at BTYSTE

13/1/17

Minister of State Joe McHugh presents Science for Development Award at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2017

Minister McHugh launches 2017 Our World Irish Aid Awards for primary schools

16/1/17

Minister McHugh launches 2017 Our World Irish Aid Awards for primary schools across the island of Ireland

Minister Flanagan and MoS McHugh announce 2 million in funding for Yemen

4/1/17

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan TD, and the Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Joe McHugh TD, today announced that Ireland will provide a further €2 million in humanitarian funding to meet urgent needs in Yemen resulting from a civil war that has intensified since March 2015