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Webinar on European Funding Opportunities

Start Date: 07/12/2015 End Date: 09/12/2015

Event Location: online, contact for log-on details.

This webinar, taking place on Tuesday 8 December 12:00 to 13:00 GMT will provide an overview of the current European funding landscape for Development Education.  IDEA Director Frank Geary will introduce the topic and will be joined by Maarten Coertjens, Advocacy Officer at DEEEP.  Maarten will provide us with updates and latest thinking around the anticipated European Commission DEAR (Development Education and Awareness Raising) calls.  European funding represents a significant opportunity for Irish organisations, but developments in this area can be complex and difficult to follow, so log on to our webinar and learn more about what is coming down the pipeline in 2016.  To receive the log-in link, please email 

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Austerity Workshop for Development Education Practitioners

Start Date: 03/12/2015 End Date: 03/12/2015

Event Location: IDEA Office, 6 Gardiner Row, Dublin 1

IDEA’s Community Sector Working Group is running an Austerity Workshop on Thursday 3 December at the IDEA offices, from 10:00 (coffee and registration at 9:30) until 1:00.  The workshop will:

  • Engage you as Development Education practitioners and activists in austerity issues relating to the Irish context
  • Connect local and global debt issues
  • Provide you with some tools with which translate your learning into your local context

The workshop is suitable for anyone engaged in any level of development education and wishes to know more about the connectedness of local and global debt issues. The workshop is FREE but you need to register in advance with so that we have a sense of numbers.  A light lunch will be provided after the workshop.