Climate & Development Blog


13th May 2021

Ireland’s Priorities for International Development

Following the recent webinar address of Colm Brophy TD, Minister of State for Overseas Development and Diaspora, this blog considers the priorities he set out for Ireland’s international development agenda.
18th December 2020

Stabilising the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Following the recent webinar address by Leila Zerrougui, Head of the UN Stabilisation Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO), this blog considers past progress and the outlook for MONUSCO as it moves towards gradual withdrawal.
8th December 2020

Politics and Governance in the Horn of Africa

This blog considers the governance challenges facing the Horn of Africa as outlined by Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General, Parfait Onanga-Anyanga, in his recent webinar address.
20th November 2020

Building Back Better: Sustainability Post-COVID-19

Following his address to the IIEA, this blog outlines Professor Sachs’ argument that the international community must live up to global commitments made in the SDGs in the post-pandemic recovery.