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Ireland provides assistance and support for capacity building on trade facilitation to developing country and least developed country Members mainly through international organisations (as provided for in Section II, Article 9.1 of the Agreement on Trade Facilitation) and the European Union. Irish Aid is the Irish Government’s programme for overseas development.

The programme is managed by the Development Co-operation Division of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.   The international bodies doing work in the area of trade facilitation and which are currently supported by Irish Aid are: the International Trade Centre; the World Bank; and the World Trade Organisation Standards and Trade Development Facility.

Ms. Mary Barrett

Assistant Principal, Multilateral Section, Irish Aid

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade,
Riverstone House,
23-27 Henry Street,

Telephone: +353 61 774 142