Ireland must keep its promise to strengthen aid commitment, say NGOs

04 april 2012

The latest statistics from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), published today, show that Ireland reduced its spending on official development assistance (ODA) by 3.1% in 2011.

Commenting on this review, Ireland’s overseas development organisations have highlighted how aid shortfalls threaten the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).