Overseas Aid

World leaders agree new plan of action for the world

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comms
26 september 2015

By Hans Zomer "Global challenges need global responses." That was what Taoiseach Enda Kenny said as he took to the stage at the United Nations on 25 September 2015. In doing so, he addressed the largest gathering of Prime Ministers and Heads of State... Read more

The slow re-configuring of the global institutional landscape on development, but in what direction?

A second Guest Post by Siobhán Airey, doctoral researcher in international law and aid at the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, Canada, as she gives her thoughts on the unfolding of the 3rd Financing for Development Summit  taking place this week... Read more

At Addis: More regulation needed for role of private sector in development?

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comms
13 july 2015

Guest Post by Siobhán Airey, doctoral researcher in international law and aid at the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, Canada. Read more

Five things you need to know about the Addis Summit

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comms
08 july 2015

  1.    In Addis Ababa, the world is being asked to decide on how it will finance our common future. The conference in Addis Ababa is the third international conference where world leaders look specifically at how to finance the global agreements... Read more

Why Committing to Overseas Aid is a Commitment to a Shared Future

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comms
07 july 2015

By Hans Zomer In his article in the Sunday Times on the 5th July Conor Brady called on the nation to ‘remember who we are and commit to overseas aid’.   Read more

European Parliament calls on EU countries to deliver aid promises within 5 years

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comms
25 may 2015

The European Parliament has called on member states to honour their promise of dedicating 0.7% of gross national product to development aid by 2020. Read more