In the media: The European Year for Development

21 january 2015

2015 is the European Year for development.

In Ireland, we will use the Year to organise a series of events designed to trigger citizen involvement in issues related to developing countries - and Ireland's responsibility to them. 

President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins speaking at the launch of the European Year for Development on 22 January 2015 at Dublin Castle

And this is how media have been reporting about the Year:


  • Stories from a developing world” – microsite for the European Year for Development on the Irish Times website. Includes:
  1. Video and Article by Josephine Pumulo, a teenager in Zambia (Irish Times, 21 Jan.)
  2. “Zambia, to me, is my childhood suspended in time” (Irish Times, 21 Jan.)
  3. Zambia, snapshots from an election (Irish Times, 21 Jan.)

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