01 March 2021
Minister Coveney today pledged a further €5 million in humanitarian assistance from Ireland for the crisis in Yemen. Minister Coveney made the pledge at the 2021 High Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen, convened by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the Governments of Sweden and Switzerland.
06 March 2021
07 March 2021
Minister Coveney met the President of Iran, Dr. Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister, Dr. Javad Zarif today in Tehran. Discussions focused on the Iranian nuclear deal, the JCPOA, as well as regional issues and Ireland-Iran bilateral relations in advance of the re-opening of an Irish diplomatic presence in Tehran.
08 March 2021
Colm Brophy, T.D., Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and the Diaspora will tomorrow co-host a roundtable discussion on girls’ education with Alice Albright, CEO of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE).
10 March 2021
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, T.D., and Vice President of the European Commission, Maroš Šefčovič, met today with the Friends of Ireland Caucus in the US Congress. The meeting was an opportunity for the Minister and VP Šefčovič to brief the Caucus on the latest EU-UK developments.
22 March 2021
Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne, T.D, visited Brussels on Monday 22 March for a series of meetings with members of the European Commission. Among the issues discussed were the continuing challenges posed by Covid-19 and the Rule of Law.
24 March 2021
Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy TD, today announced €1.48 million in Irish Aid funding to 28 organisations working in communities across Ireland to enable public engagement on global issues, including climate change, hunger and injustice.
24 March 2021
In response to the fires in the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, T.D., today announced €100,000 in Irish Aid funding for Concern Worldwide to support efforts to address the crisis.
29 March 2021
In response to the Ebola outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Guinea, Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, T.D., has announced €350,941 in Irish Aid funding for GOAL, Plan International Ireland and World Vision Ireland to support efforts by communities and national governments to control the outbreaks.
30 March 2021
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, TD, today pledged a further €23 million in humanitarian assistance from Ireland in response to the Syria crisis in 2021. This brings Ireland’s response to the crisis since 2012 to more than €192 million—our largest ever response to a single crisis.
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