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Ireland’s humanitarian assistance worldwide reaches €100 million in 2015

25/12/15

Ireland’s humanitarian assistance worldwide reaches €100 million in 2015

Minister Sherlock meets leading Irish Development NGOs

17/12/15

Minister Sherlock meets leading Irish Development NGOs

Ministers announce increased support for UN humanitarian stockpiling

26/11/15

Ministers announce increased support for UN humanitarian stockpiling

Minister Sherlock announces €2 million to tackle Ethiopia drought

20/11/15

Minister for Development, Trade Promotion and North South Co-operation, Seán Sherlock T.D., announced today that the Government is to contribute an additional €2 million to the international response to the drought in Ethiopia.

Minister of State Sherlock Salutes Human Rights Defenders

4/11/15

Minister of State for Development, Trade Promotion and North-South Co-operation, Mr Seán Sherlock T.D., this morning delivered the keynote address at the Front Line Defenders Eighth Dublin Platform for Human Rights Defenders, held at Dublin Castle.

Irish Aid allocated €17m to the World Health Organisation

23/10/15

Minister of State for Development, Trade Promotion and North South Co-operation, Mr. Seán Sherlock, T.D., has highlighted the importance of World Polio Day, as €400,000 of Irish Aid funding is allocated to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative.

Ministers Welcomes Increase in Ireland’s Overseas Aid Budget

13/10/15

Government to Provide €640 Million for Development Assistance in 2016

Minister of State Seán Sherlock T.D. to Meet with Syrian Refugees in Jordan

8/10/15

Minister of State for Development, Trade Promotion and North-South Co-operation, Seán Sherlock T.D., will today visit the Azraq Refugee Camp in Jordan and meet with Syrian refugee families, seeing at first-hand the conditions in which they are living.

Additional €3 million Humanitarian Assistance Funding for South Sudan, Nigeria and Burundi announced

7/10/15

Minister Flanagan and Minister Sherlock., announce Additional €3 million Humanitarian Assistance Funding for South Sudan, Nigeria and Burundi.

Minister Sherlock attends UN Sustainable Development Summit

25/9/15

Minister launches new Ebola Taskforce in New York

€3.7 Million in Additional Humanitarian Funding Announced

25/9/15

Minister Flanagan and Minister of State Sherlock Announce €3.7 Million in Additional Humanitarian Funding

Minister Flanagan invites the public to the Irish Aid stand

22/9/15

Minister Flanagan invites the public to the Irish Aid stand at National Ploughing Championships

Minister Sherlock hails success of Irish Aid - Teagasc partnership

23/9/15

Minister Sherlock hails success of Irish Aid - Teagasc partnership at National Ploughing Championships

Ireland to provide €2.75 million in funding to the Red Cross and the Red Crescent

10/8/15

Ireland will provide €2.75 million in humanitarian assistance to the most vulnerable populations worldwide through the International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

Ministers Flanagan and Sherlock welcome historic agreement on Sustainable Development Agenda

4/8/15

Ministers Flanagan and Sherlock welcome historic agreement on Sustainable Development Agenda

Minister welcomes successful conclusion at International Conference on Financing for Development

17/7/15

Minister Seán Sherlock welcomed the successful conclusion of negotiations and the adoption today of the “Addis Ababa Action Agenda” at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Ethiopia.

Our World Irish Aid Awards 2015

Our World Irish Aid Awards 2015

16/6/15

Our World Irish Aid Awards 2015

Minister Sherlock welcomes recommitment by EU Development Ministers on international aid targets

28/5/15

The Minister for Development, Trade Promotion, and North-South Cooperation, Seán Sherlock, TD, has welcomed the recommitment by EU Development Ministers to the target of providing 0.7% of GNP in Official Development Assistance.

Minister Sherlock launches Ireland’s UN Youth Delegate Programme

26/5/15

Programme launched with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at special youth event on the Sustainable Development Goals

Ireland provides increased humanitarian support in response to Nepal earthquakes

19/5/15

Ireland is increasing its funding in humanitarian assistance to families displaced by the recent earthquakes in Nepal by €500,000 to a total of €1.5 million.

Ireland airlifts emergency relief supplies to Nepal

30/4/15

Ireland has dispatched thousands of blankets, tents, tarpaulins, jerry cans and other urgent supplies to assist families affected by the recent earthquake in Nepal, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, and Minister for Development, Trade Promotion and North South Co-operation, Seán Sherlock, TD, have announced.

Ireland to provide €1 million in life-saving assistance in response to Nepal earthquake

27/4/15

Ireland will provide up to €1 million in life-saving assistance to families displaced by the recent earthquake in Nepal, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, and Minister of State for Development, Trade Promotion and North South Co-operation, Seán Sherlock, TD, have announced.

Minister Sherlock presents WorldWise Global Awards

21/4/15

Minister of State for Development, Trade Promotion, and North South Co-operation, Seán Sherlock, TD, presented the first WorldWise Global Passport Awards to secondary schools at the Aviva Stadium today at an event attended by 300 students.

Ireland renews commitment on aid to world's poorest countries

18/4/15

Ireland will continue to spend at least 50% of our overseas aid in the world's poorest countries, the Minister of State for Development, Trade Promotion, and North South Co-Operation, Seán Sherlock, TD, announced today.

Education is a key tool in tacking poverty - Minister Sherlock

14/4/15

The Minister of State for Development, Trade Promotion, and North-South Co-operation Seán Sherlock TD today highlighted the importance of education in the fight against global poverty.

Ministers highlight plight of abducted Chibok school girls

14/4/15

Ministershave called for urgent action to rescue the Chibok school girls abducted by Boko Harem one year ago and urged the Multinational Joint Taskforce to defeat the terrorist group.

Ireland pledges €12 million for humanitarian crisis in Syria in 2015

1/4/15

Ireland will provide €12 million in 2015 in funding and emergency supplies to help meet the urgent needs of those affected by the Syria conflict.

Gender Equality and Women;s Empowerment key focus of Irish Aid - Minister Flanagan

25/3/15

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, this evening launched a series of factsheets on behalf of the Oireachtas All Party Interest Group on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Development

Government announces €1.5 million to support the World Food Programme in Syria

25/3/15

Ireland is to provide funding of €1.5 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to meet the urgent needs of civilians affected by the Syria crisis, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, and the Minister of State for Development, Trade Promotion and North-South Cooperation, Sean Sherlock, TD, announced today.

Irish Aid seeks new recrtuis for the Rapid Response Corps

23/3/15

The Government is recruiting volunteers to expand Ireland’s Rapid Response Corps, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, and the Minister of State for Development, Trade Promotion, and North South Co-operation, Seán Sherlock, TD, announced today

Minister of State Sherlock to visit Tanzania

16/3/15

Minister of State Sherlock to visit Tanzania, Political and economis relations and Irish AId porjects focus visit.

Minister Sherlock visit to Ethiopia to highlight trade and investment opportunities

13/3/15

Minister Sherlock visit to Ethiopia to highlight trade and investment opportunities

Minister Sherlock to address International Conference on Ebola

2/3/15

Minister Sherlock to address Internationa Conference on Ebola in Bressels

Irish Aid and Teagas sign agreement on research, training and cooperation in Africa

20/2/15

The Minister for Development, Trade Promotion, and North South Cooperation, Seán Sherlock, TD, today signed a landmark agreement which will harness Teagasc’s expertise in research and development to fight hunger and boost agricultural production in the developing world.

Minister Flanagan announces €1.8 million in funding for Syria crisis

19/2/15

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, today announced funding of €1.8 million to the United Nations to meet the urgent needs of civilians affected by the Syria crisis.

Funding of €4.7 million for the Palestinian people announced

16/2/15

Minister Flanagan announces funding of €4.7 million for the Palestinian people

Ireland pledges €3 million to UN’s Humanitarian Fund for South Sudan

10/2/15

Minister of State for Development, Trade Promotion and North South Co-operation, Seán Sherlock, TD, announced today that the Government is to contribute €3 million to provide food, medicines, education and vital supplies to thousands of families in South Sudan who have been forced to flee their homes as a result of conflict.

Ireland dispatches 58 tonnes of emergency supplies in response to severe flooding in Malawi

3/2/15

Ireland dispatches 58 tonnes of emergency supplies in response to severe flooding in Malawi

Irish Schools unite in 'Caring for our World ' with the Our World Irish Aid Awards 2015

12/1/15

Irish School unite in 'Caring for our World' with the Our World Irish Aid Awards 2015

Science for Development Award 2015

9/1/15

Minister Seán Sherlock presents the Science for Development Award at the BT Young Scientists & Technology Exhibition 2015.

Launch of the European Year of Development

22/1/15

The European Year of Development launched by Minister Seán Sherlock and President Michael D. Higgins

Minister Sherlock announces €3 million in funding to tackle childhood diseases

27/1/15

Minister Sherlock announces €3 million in funding to tackle childhood diseases

Minister Sherlock congratulates the Alan Kerins African Projects on 10th anniversary

28/1/15

Minister for Development, Trade Promotion, and North South Co-operation, Seán Sherlock, TD, has congratulated the Alan Kerins African Projects on its tenth anniversary and paid tribute to the work of the organisation.