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Latest News


Irish Aid Development Education 2015 Funding Call Announced: The deadline for funding for annual grants applicants has been moved forward this year


IDEA Autumn Events: Autumn is upon us and IDEA has lots of practical training to offer its members.


Upcoming courses from Comhlámh: Courses for Returned Volunteers and more...


One World Week 2014 a Month Away: Celebrate Global Youth Work!


Invitation to mark the UN Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17 October at Dublin’s Docklands: IDEA Member ATD invites you to join the commemoration.


Budget 2015: IDEA Response: Halt to Aid Cuts Welcome But More Action Needed


Development Education in Adult and Community Settings: Good Practice Guidelines: IDEA's Community Sector Working Group have developed these guidelines to encourage Adult and Community Educators to engage in Development Education.


IDEA is Seeking an External Consultant: We are seeking to evaluate our three-year Capacity Development Programme.


Welcome to our new website!: Can you #FindPaulo?


Young People: Connected, Respected & Empowered: National Youth Council host Roundtable Meeting on Global Youth Work!


Creating Resources for Development Education: New Guidelines to be Published: Launching Guidelines for Producing Development Education Resources


Just a Second!: A new development education resource


Proudly Made in Africa: Animation to illustrate the work of IDEA member, Value Added in Africa


New student on Placement for “Challenging the Crisis” Project: Sharon Cahill is a second year student from Maynooth University, Community and Youth work and is on placement in IDEA until the end of 2014


Tender for External Specialist Services to support Irish Aid on Development Education: Irish Aid is now seeking to appoint a panel of independent external experts to provide professional services associated with the implementation of the DE


Busy Summer for IDEA’s Young Global Advocates: The Global Youth Forum took place in Brussels in the first week of July.


Creativity and Change: Apply Now: This is a CIT approved Special Purpose Award at Level 8 (10 credits) certificate supported by Irish Aid.


Centre for Global Education Seeking a Number of Positions: The Centre for Global Education in Belfast is advertising for the following internship...


IDEA AGM and Conference Over: IDEA held its 2014 Annual General Meeting on the 12th June at Wynn's Hotel in Dublin; the same venue (indeed the same room) where IDEA's first meeting.


We Have Moved!: We have a new address and phone number.


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