EU and Development Cooperation

As the world's biggest aid donor, and as one of the world's biggest trade blocks, trhe European Union is a big influence on global development.  For this reason, and because much of Ireland's foreign policy is shaped by EU decisions, Irish NGOs take an active interest in the EU's "external policies". Below you will find a number of key documents about the EU's role in the world. They are grouped as follows:

Brexit Resources

Dóchas Resources

  • European Year for Development 2015: for more info please visit dochas.ie/eyd 

CONCORD Documents

EU Documents on Development

European Parliament

Ireland and the EU

EU Aid

Archive