IMF austerity policies imposed in the Global South undermining Ireland’s aid budget and progress on education

  • Date: 07/11/2022
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

A new paper, published today by ActionAid Ireland and the four leading Irish teachers’ unions, highlights how the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) austerity policies are damaging global progress on education – and undermining Ireland’s overseas aid investment. In 2021, 7% of Ireland’s aid budget, or €37,002,000, funded education work globally and Ireland is recognised by.....

Irish government must commit to loss and damage as new report shows that climate disasters will damage women and girls’ human rights for years

  • Date: 02/11/2022
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

Women in communities vulnerable to climate disasters say ‘world is ending’ as climate disasters set to stifle their rights for decades to come, with the number of people facing starvation in East Africa now more than four times the population of Ireland.  A new report by ActionAid reveals that lack of loss and damage funding.....

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