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Emergency airlift authorised flood-hit Philippines

7/12/11

Emergency airlift authorised for flood-hit Philippines

Government announces assistance for flood-hit Philippines

20/12/11

Government announces assistance for flood-hit Philippines

Funding to support refugees fleeing Sudan

14/12/11

Minister Jan O’Sullivan announces funding to support refugees fleeing conflict in Sudan

MoS attends High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness

29/11/11

MoS attends High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness

Tánaiste launches Ireland’s National Action Plan on women, peace and security

25/11/11

An Tánaiste, Eamon Gilmore, launches Ireland’s National Action Plan on women, peace and security

Minister Jan O’Sullivan begins visit to Vietnam

25/11/11

The Minister of State for Trade and Development, Jan O’Sullivan T.D., today begins a four-day visit to Vietnam to see the impact of Ireland’s development aid programme.

Minister Jan O’Sullivan announces feasibility study...

23/11/11

Minister Jan O’Sullivan announces feasibility study and discusses the upcoming High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness.

Ireland sends second consignment of tents for earthquake victims in Turkey

15/11/11

Ireland sends second consignment of tents for earthquake victims in Turkey to more than 4,000 people in eastern Turkey who were left homeless by two devastating earthquakes.

Minister of State for Trade and Development, Jan O’Sullivan, launches Development Matters lecture

2/11/11

Minister of State for Trade and Development, Jan O’Sullivan, today launched the Development Matters lecture series at the Institute of International & European Affairs.

Ireland provides emergency aid for Turkey following earthquake

27/10/11

The Minister of State for Trade and Development, Jan O’Sullivan T.D., has announced that Ireland will provide emergency aid for thousands of earthquake victims in Turkey.

Tánaiste Calls For Better Nutrition For Mothers and Children

5/10/11

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Gilmore T.D., accompanied by the Minister of State for Trade and Development, Jan O’Sullivan T.D., today delivered a key-note address to a special UN high-level meeting on Nutrition

Irish Aid Hosts Overseas Volunteering Fair in Dublin

24/9/11

Irish Aid, the Government’s overseas development programme, is hosting a major overseas volunteering fair in Dublin on Saturday to highlight opportunities in developing countries.

Tánaiste calls for long-term solution to Horn of Africa famine

26/9/11

The Tánaiste and Minster for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Gilmore T.D., has called on the international community to find a long term solution to the famine in the Horn of Africa

Minister of State for Trade and Development, Jan O’Sullivan T.D.launches the Irish Aid Annual Report

16/9/11

The Minister of State for Trade and Development, Jan O’Sullivan, T.D., today launched the Irish Aid Annual Report 2010 at the Irish Aid Volunteering and Information Centre in O’Connell Street, Dublin.

Minister of State for Trade and Development, Jan O’Sullivan T.D.,launches Our World Irish Aid Awards

23/9/11

Minister of State for Trade and Development, Jan O’Sullivan today launched the Our World Irish Aid Awards for primary school pupils in St. John’s National Girls School in Limerick.

Tánaiste announces further funding for Horn of Africa

23/9/11

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Gilmore T.D., today announced a further €1 million in support for victims of the Horn of Africa famine

Minister of State for Trade and Development, Jan O’Sullivan T.D, visits Belfast to meet Assembly

15/9/11

The Minister of State for Trade and Development, Ms Jan O’Sullivan T.D, is visiting Belfast today to meet with the Assembly All-Party Group on International Development, the UK Minister of State for International Development, Mr. Alan Duncan M.P. and Mr. Hugo Swire M.P. Minister of State for Northern Ireland

Tánaiste launches strategy to improve trade and investment linkages with Africa

13/9/11

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Gilmore T.D., today launched the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s new Africa Strategy at the first ever Africa-Ireland Economic Forum at the Smurfit School of Business in Dublin.

Ireland to help deliver emergency medical supplies to Tripoli hospitals

26/8/11

In response to the ongoing fighting in and around Tripoli, the Government has announced that it will contribute €100,000 to help deliver much needed medical supplies to some of the city’s main hospitals.

Government announces arrival of second emergency airlift for Horn of Africa

11/8/11

The Minister of State for Trade and Development, Jan O’Sullivan T.D., has announced a second emergency airlift of humanitarian supplies by the Government to the Horn of Africa.

Government announces additional €500,000 for Ireland’s emergency response to Horn of Africa crisis

7/8/11

It was today announced that an additional €500,000 in funding is being provided to ensure vital water supplies to drought-stricken communities in Northern Kenya.

Irish Government emergency airlift arrives in Somalia

26/7/11

A Government airlift of emergency humanitarian supplies will arrive in Mogadishu, Somalia, in the early hours of tomorrow morning, the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Gilmore TD, has announced.

Tánaiste announces comprehensive relief package for Horn of Africa

24/7/11

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Gilmore T.D., has announced a comprehensive package of support for the humanitarian relief effort in the Horn of Africa. This brings the total Irish Aid funding for the relief effort to nearly €7 million.

Tánaiste discusses Horn of Africa famine response with Mary Robinson

22/7/11

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Eamon Gilmore T.D. met this afternoon with Mary Robinson to discuss the situation in the Horn of Africa. Ms Robinson briefed the Tánaiste on her recent visit to the region.

Government announces funding to tackle food crisis in the Horn of Africa

7/7/11

The Government today announced a further €400,000 for emergency operations in the drought-stricken region of Horn of Africa.

Ireland reiterates continuing commitment to Horn of Africa relief effort

20/7/11

The Minister of State for Trade and Development Jan O’Sullivan TD has reiterated the Government’s commitment to aiding the people of Somalia and the Horn of Africa, following the United Nations’ declaration of a famine in the region.

Minister O’Sullivan announces €1 million funding for emergency food relief in the Horn of Africa

15/7/11

The latest funding brings to €5.6 million the total Irish Government support since the start of 2011 for victims of the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa.

Minister O’Sullivan announces Review of White Paper on Irish Aid

12/6/11

Minister of State for Trade and Development, Jan O’Sullivan, T.D., today announced the Review of the 2006 White Paper on Irish Aid, the Government’s programme for overseas development, as she begins a five-day visit to Africa.

Tánaiste to discuss global hunger with US Secretary of State Clinton during visit to Tanzania

8/6/11

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Gilmore TD to discuss global hunger with US Secretary of State Clinton during visit to aid programme in Tanzania, 9 to 12 June 2011.

Minister O’Sullivan launches Global Monitoring Report on Education

22/6/11

The number of children attending primary school in sub-Saharan Africa has increased by one third in the past ten years, according to an international report launched by Minister of State for Trade and Development, Jan O’Sullivan, in Dublin today.

Minister O’Sullivan, launches programme of cultural and community events to mark Africa Day

3/5/11

Family fun days, an African Bazaar, public debates, food-tasting and sports activities are among the events taking place in Dublin, Limerick and Galway over the coming weeks to celebrate Africa Day 2011.

Ireland to assist Misurata evacuation

21/4/11

The Government is to assist the emergency evacuation of civilians from the city of Misurata in Libya.

Students show science is a powerful force for development

5/4/11

Minister of State for Trade and Development, Jan O’Sullivan, T.D., today welcomed the winners of the ‘Science for Development’ award at a showcase event in the Irish Aid Volunteering and Information Centre in Dublin.

Government announces funding for evacuation of civilians from Libyan border

24/3/11

The Government has announced it will contribute €250,000 to evacuate civilians fleeing from the conflict in Libya.

Minister O’Sullivan affirms Government's commitment to fight global poverty

22/3/11

Minister of State for Trade and Development, Jan O’Sullivan, T.D., today said she was determined that the fight against poverty and hunger in the developing would be at the heart of Ireland’s foreign policy.

Government approves €1 million for Red Cross operation in Japan

16/3/11

The Government has approved €1 million in emergency funding for the Red Cross relief operation in Japan. Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Gilmore, T.D., said the decision followed an appeal yesterday by the Japanese Government for European Union assistance in responding to earthquake and tsunami.

Government announces emergency supplies for Libya

10/3/11

The Government has dispatched an emergency shipment of humanitarian supplies to the border between Libya and Tunisia in response to the growing crisis in North Africa.

Minister of State for Trade and Development announces that Ireland is ready to assist Japan

11/3/11

Ireland stands ready to provide assistance, if requested by Japan, following today’s massive earthquake and tsunami there.

Irish Aid Hosts Overseas Volunteering Fair in Limerick

17/2/11

Irish Aid, the Government’s overseas development programme, is hosting a major overseas volunteering fair in Limerick on Friday 18th February, 2011 to highlight volunteering opportunities in developing countries.

Dublin school wins Our World Irish Aid Award

17/2/11

Fifth class pupils of Clonburris National School in Clondalkin, Dublin 22 were today announced the overall winners of the Our World Irish Aid Awards at a ceremony in Dublin Castle.

Our World Irish Aid Awards - Shortlist Announced

17/1/11

Over 17,000 primary school students take part in Awards.

Minister Power renews Ireland’s commitment to the people of Haiti

12/1/11

Minister of State for Overseas Development, Peter Power T.D., today reiterated Ireland’s commitment to the people of Haiti on the first anniversary of the devastating earthquake which killed more than 230,000 people.

Minister Martin launches ‘Spirit of Haiti’ photo exhibition

11/1/11

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Micheál Martin T.D., today called for Haiti to remain a priority for the international community, a year on from the devastating earthquake which killed more than 230,000 people.