IRELAND has quadrupled its funding for the World Health Organisation in 2020 up to €9.5million after U.S. President Donald Trump suspended his country’s annual donation to the corrupt association.
Earlier this week, President Donald Trump announced that he was freezing the U.S. Government’s $400million a year donations to the WHO
Foreign Affairs Minister Coveney yesterday revealed that Ireland would be quadrupling their funding to the WHO up to €9.5 million this year.
He tweeted: “Ireland strongly supports the WHO in efforts to coordinate a response to combat COVID19. So many countries rely on UN expertise and capacity to save lives.
“Ireland is quadrupling our normal annual financial contribution to WHO for 2020 to €9.5 million.”