Irish NGOs welcome EU support to civil society organisations

15 october 2012

EU recognises NGOs are essential to ending global poverty and tackling climate change

Irish NGOs today welcomed the announcement by European governments that they would renew their support to civil society organisations working in developing countries.

Forged at today’s Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Brussels, European ministers emphasised that nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) are a key element in ensuring that government policies are more effective in creating growth that is equitable and inclusive.