|19 Sep 18||
Nowhere to Run: International pressure urgently needed to avert mass civilian casualties and displacement in Idlib, Syria
International aid agency Concern Worldwide, which has extensive humanitarian response programmes within Syria and in neighbouring Turkey and Lebanon, is calling for urgent international action to avoid mass casualties and displacement in the city of Idlib.
|14 Sep 18||
'Nowhere to Run' - International pressure urgently needed to avert mass civilian casualties and displacement in Idlib, Syria
There are fears of a large scale assault on the densely populated Syrian city, which will cause levels of civilian casualties on an even greater scale than was seen during the battles for Aleppo and Eastern Ghouta.
|13 Sep 18||
Concern Ambassador and All-Ireland winning Dublin footballer Michael Darragh Macauley meets President Bill Clinton
Michael Darragh told President Clinton about his trip to Kenya with Concern earlier this year before privately presenting him with a Dublin jersey, which the president said he would wear.
|12 Sep 18||
Irish artist Brian Maguire launches powerful new exhibition inspired by people displaced by South Sudan conflict
A new exhibition shining a spotlight on the devastating impact of conflict and violence was launched by Irish artist Brian Maguire in Dublin this evening.
|12 Sep 18||
President Bill Clinton believes “inclusive tribalism” is key to solving conflicts
President Clinton praised Ireland for its fight against world poverty said Concern Worldwide is “Ireland at its best”
|12 Sep 18||President Higgins warns new arms race by permanent members of UN Security Council will fuel current and future wars|
|4 Sep 18||
Ireland urged to champion UN pledge against use of starvation and famine as war tactics
The country’s largest aid agency makes 20 key recommendations in the report titled, ‘Breaking the Cycle of Conflict, Hunger and Human Suffering,’ four of them directed at the Irish Government.
|28 Aug 18||
Peacemakers and humanitarians to converge in Dublin for major conference on global conflict resolution
President Michael D. Higgins, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed and President Bill Clinton among speakers to discuss ways to reduce global conflict at Concern Worldwide’s 50th anniversary conference, ‘Resurgence of Humanity: Breaking the Cycle of Conflict, Hunger and Human Suffering,’ on Friday, September 7 at Dublin Castle.
|20 Aug 18||
Concern wishes Kildare Rose well in this week’s Rose of Tralee final
Gráinne Carr captained winning 2013 Concern Debates team and travelled to Ethiopia to see Concern’s work
|15 Aug 18||
Volunteers needed to judge Concern Debates in schools across Ireland
‘Ireland’s summer heatwave is more cause for worry than joy’ will be among the motions debated at hundreds of secondary schools in Ireland over the next couple of months.