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Decision by the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers on legacy of Troubles

06 December 2021

A decision was adopted on 3 December by the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers in Strasbourg in relation to the legacy of the Troubles and the McKerr group of cases.

Report of Group Established to Review the Role and Appointment of Special Envoys

30 November 2021

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Simon Coveney, T.D., requested his Department undertake a review of the role and appointment of special envoys and to make specific recommendations on how appointments made in the future will take place through a competitive process. On 30 November 2021, the Government considered and approved the recommendations contained within the attached report.

Review of Ireland's Mission Strategy for Vietnam and the Mekong Sub-Region 2017-2020

22 November 2021

The Embassy of Ireland, Vietnam has invested in a breadth of developmental, economic promotion, political, consular and public diplomacy activities across Vietnam, Lao PDR, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Joint Statement on the release of the OHCHR-EHRC joint investigation, 6 November 2021

06 November 2021

Joint Statement on the release of the OHCHR-EHRC joint investigation, 6 November 2021

Ireland-France Joint Plan of Action 2021-2025

31 August 2021

Ireland and France agree Joint Plan of Action to strengthen relations

Formative Evaluation of the Programme Grant II (2017-2021) & Humanitarian Programme Plan (2019-2021)

23 August 2021

The Programme Grant II (PGII, 2017-2021) and Humanitarian Programme Plan (HPP, 2019-2021) are the Departments’ multi-annual funding mechanisms for civil society organisations (CSOs) working in development and humanitarian contexts.

Global Ireland: A Strategy for the Nordic Region to 2025

02 June 2021

Ireland’s Nordic Strategy, rooted in the Global Ireland initiative, will provide a strong framework to deepen Ireland’s bilateral and multilateral engagement with Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

Corporate Governance Framework 2021-2023

31 May 2021

Good governance in Government Departments and Offices is about delivering priorities, achieving objectives, behaving with integrity and acting in the public interest, and in ways that are consistent with legal, regulatory and Government policy obligations.

Implementation of ‘Global Ireland: Ireland’s Strategy for Africa to 2025’ Report to Government

28 May 2021

This report provides an overview of the first full year of implementation of 'Global Ireland: Ireland's Strategy for Africa to 2025'. Considerable progress was achieved in 2020 under each of the Strategy’s six objectives in spite of the significant challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ireland – France Joint Declaration by Ministers Coveney and Le Drian

20 May 2021

Joint declaration between Ireland and France following the visit of Minister Le Drian and Minister Beaune to Ireland

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