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Minister of State Brophy announces funding of €500,000 to Afghanistan Earthquake

28 June 2022

The Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Mr. Colm Brophy, T.D., today announced that funding of €500,000 will be provided to UNICEF to support their emergency response to the devastating earthquake that struck Afghanistan on 22 June 2022.

Minister Brophy awards 198 Fellowships to candidates from Irish Aid partner countries

28 June 2022

The Minister for Overseas Development Aid and the Diaspora, Colm Brophy, T.D., today announced the awarding of 198 Fellowships for candidates from Irish Aid partner countries to undertake post-graduate study in Ireland.

Minister Coveney announces €10m ocean funding ahead of UN Ocean Conference

27 June 2022

Ahead of the UN Ocean Conference which takes place in Lisbon this week, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney T.D., has announced almost €10 million in funding to help address ocean challenges faced by developing countries including Small Island Developing States.

Minister of State Brophy announces funding of €5.65 million for civil society organisations

17 June 2022

The Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Mr. Colm Brophy, T.D., today announced funding of €5.65 million to 14 civil society organisations to implement overseas development projects.

Minister Brophy urges collective action to avert humanitarian catastrophe in the Horn of Africa

14 June 2022

Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, T.D., today called for urgent international action to avert a humanitarian catastrophe in the Horn of Africa, where up to 30 million people are facing acute hunger following four consecutive failed rainy seasons.

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