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Minister Brophy hosts online Town Hall meeting Development Education Strategy

31 March 2021

The Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy TD, today led the first of three on-line Town Hall meetings on an Irish Aid strategy to encourage public engagement with global issues such as poverty, climate change, and injustice.

Minister Coveney announces pledge of €23 million to Syria Crisis

30 March 2021

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, TD, today pledged a further €23 million in humanitarian assistance from Ireland in response to the Syria crisis in 2021. This brings Ireland’s response to the crisis since 2012 to more than €192 million—our largest ever response to a single crisis.

Statement by Min. Brophy on boosting Irish Aid funding for Irish NGO’s combatting the Ebola threat

29 March 2021

In response to the Ebola outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Guinea, Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and the Diaspora, Colm Brophy, T.D., has announced €350,941 in Irish Aid funding for GOAL, Plan International Ireland and World Vision Ireland to support efforts by communities and national governments to control the outbreaks.

Minister Brophy launches Ireland's Climate Finance Report 2019

08 March 2021

The Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy TD, has today launched Ireland’s Climate and Environmental Finance Report 2019.

Minister announces Irish Aid support for rural communities and farmers in developing countries

16 February 2021

Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and the Diaspora, Colm Brophy, T.D., announced €12.5 million in Irish Aid funding over the period to 2024 in support of IFAD’s work with farmers to improve food systems for rural communities in developing countries.

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