|18 Dec 18||
Concern CEO says Stockholm agreement signifies hope for 24 million civilians suffering in Yemen
Ahead of a Seanad motion on Yemen, Concern Worldwide CEO Dominic MacSorley welcomes the Hodeidah ceasefire announcement and UN Special Envoy Martin Griffith’s critical involvement in the peace talks.
|30 Nov 18||
Concern warns 55,000 children are at risk of death from starvation by Christmas in Somalia
Almost 300,000 children in the conflict-hit country are currently malnourished, with 55,000 suffering from the most extreme form of the condition
|9 Nov 18||
Concern wins accolade for financial reporting at Published Accounts Awards in Dublin
Concern Worldwide was recognised for its accounting and financial reporting practices at the 41st Published Accounts Awards last night.
|6 Nov 18||
Concern CEO praises use of technology in solving world problems at NetHope Global Summit in Dublin
"Humanitarian response has radically transformed thanks to technology since Concern was founded 50 years ago,” said Mr MacSorley, whose organisation works in 24 of the world’s poorest countries.
|22 Oct 18||
Concern Worldwide uses ‘sneaker culture’ to connect with younger audience in innovative new ad campaign
The €500,000 pro bono campaign saw a quarry in Wicklow transformed to portray the aftermath of 2015’s earthquake in Nepal.
|22 Oct 18||
Microsoft MD Cathriona Hallahan named as recipient of inaugural Women Of Concern Award
Launched by Concern Worldwide, the Women of Concern Award aims to highlight the drive towards gender equality.
|16 Oct 18||
Kerry Group commits €1 million for Concern food programme in West Africa
Kerry Group has extended its partnership with Concern Worldwide through a four-year project to improve food security and nutrition in Niger - which it has announced on World Food Day 2018.
|11 Oct 18||
New GHI report a wake-up call on links between conflict, forced migration and hunger
The 2018 Global Hunger Index (GHI) - jointly published by Irish aid agency Concern Worldwide and German charity Welthungerhilfe – found that despite an overall 28 per cent drop in hunger levels across the world since 2000, they have worsened in many nations.
|10 Oct 18||
Concern welcomes increase to overseas aid spending in Budget 2019
Ireland’s largest aid agency Concern Worldwide has welcomed the €110 million increase in overseas development spending announced in today’s Budget 2019.
|8 Oct 18||
New podcast recalls how Ireland helped people of Biafra suffering from famine and war
Concern formed in 1968 when Irish people were galvanised by reports of famine and starvation to help the people of Biafra in Eastern Nigeria