Promoting Ireland's interests and values in the world
A Better World
Ireland’s new policy for international development has been published, providing the framework for Ireland’s expanding development cooperation programme in the decade ahead. A Better World charts a clear way forward to achieve our ambition of a more equal, peaceful and sustainable world, shaping and protecting our stability, our prosperity, our shared interests and our common future.
On January 11, on the basis of the New Decade, New Approach agreement proposed by the UK and Irish Governments, the power-sharing Executive and Assembly were restored to operation, offering an opportunity for a new beginning for politics in Northern Ireland. The New Decade, New Approach agreement provides for a fair and balanced package that, when implemented, will make politics and government in Northern Ireland more transparent, accountable, stable, inclusive and effective.