Keeping Poverty Eradication and Human Rights at the Heart of Ireland’s Changing Relationship with Africa

Keeping Poverty Eradication and Human Rights at the Heart of Ireland’s Changing Relationship with Africa

Ireland has a long established, well respected and important role to play in Africa as an 'honest broker' in politics and development. In the context of significant international trends towards a greater emphasis on 'private sector for development,' this briefing paper provides a series of recommendations about how Ireland should frame future trade promotion and engagement with the private sector in order to maximise the impact on reducing poverty and injustice in Africa.