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Costello, Joe

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 754 Nbr. 3


International Agreements: Motion

Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

International Co-operation: Motion

Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Written Answers - Overseas Development Aid

For 2012, the Government will provide a total of €639 million for ODA, which, on current projections, will represent over 0.5% of GNP. Given our current economic circumstances this allocation ...More Button

Through the overseas aid programme the Government provides assistance to over ninety countries worldwide. Nine have been designated as Programme Countries for Irish Aid, where we have a commitment ...More Button

We are now in the process of allocating the overall budget for 2012, and therefore no individual country budgets have yet been identified. As has been the case in recent years however, the allocati...More Button

Ireland has a long-standing commitment to Lesotho, which dates from 1975. Since 2003, we have provided almost €90m in bilateral aid to the country. In 2011, the annual budget for Lesotho sto...More Button

This year we will continue to target priority areas such as the provision of health services for those infected with HIV and AIDS, measures to improve access to education, along with quality, and a...More Button

Question No. 113 withdrawn.More Button