Ireland Joins IGF as 71st Member, Commits to Sustainability in Mining

Ireland Joins IGF as 71st Member, Commits to Sustainability in Mining

The Government of Ireland expressed its commitment to responsible governance of the mining sector by joining the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF). The IGF is a voluntary partnership that welcomes member states of the United Nations. “We are pleased to welcome Ireland as the IGF’s 71st member ...

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European Semester Winter Package: assessing Member States’ progress on economic and social priorities

European Semester Winter Package: assessing Member States’ progress on economic and social priorities

In its annual assessment of the economic and social situation in the Member States, the European Commission today stresses the need to promote investment, pursue responsible fiscal policies and implement well-designed reforms. Challenges vary significantly across countries and call for appropriate and determined policy action. This review of country-specific challenges ...

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Government publishes information to further assist businesses and citizens to prepare for Brexit

Government publishes information to further assist businesses and citizens to prepare for Brexit

The Government today (Wednesday 27 Feb 2019) published a further range of practical advice to help businesses and citizens around the country to prepare for Brexit. This latest information will be hosted on the Government’s main website at gov.ie/brexit. While ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement is still the Government’s priority, we ...

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Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Minister Cannon launch ‘A Better World’, Ireland’s New Policy for International Development

Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Minister Cannon launch ‘A Better World’, Ireland’s New Policy for International Development

Gender Equality Climate Action Good Governance Combatting Poverty   Crucial Element of Global Ireland Plan for Doubling Ireland’s Impact by 2025 With the significant expansion of Ireland’s international development programme already underway, the Government today launched A Better World, a new policy with a re-aligned focus on gender equality, climate action, good ...

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Government Publishes Brexit Omnibus Bill to prepare Ireland for no deal withdrawal by the UK

Government Publishes Brexit Omnibus Bill to prepare Ireland for no deal withdrawal by the UK

The Government this morning (Friday 22nd Feb 2019) published the ‘Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2019’. The landmark piece of legislation crosses the remit of nine government Ministers and is made up of 15 parts to prepare Ireland for a disorderly Brexit. This ...

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