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2017 News & Events

November 2017

1 Nov 2017

The 2018/2019 Roger Casement Fellowship

In 2016, the Embassy commemorated Irish human rights champion and activist, Roger Casement, who spent his early years working in Old Calabar, Oil Rivers Protectorate in present day Nigeria.   

May 2017

19-20 May 2017

Eamon Gilmore addresses West African Parliamentarians on Northern Ireland and Colombia

Ireland deepening relations with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) – a regional body comprised of 15 member states – reached a milestone last weekend with a high-level visit to the ECOWAS Parliament by Eamon Gilmore.

April 2017

Humanitarian Officer Vacancy

24 April 2017

The Embassy wishes to recruit a humanitarian development officer to support, inform and shape the Embassy's humanitarian work.

February 2017

Joint Statement on Humanitarian Crisis in Nigeria

13-15 February 2017

Representatives of 12 donor countries and agencies completed a three-day mission to Borno State, northeast Nigeria, hosted by the UN Organisation for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)