The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has a total capital allocation of €13 million in 2018, under the Revised Estimates for Public Services 2018, across its two Votes (Vote 27 - International Co-operation and Vote 28 – Foreign Affairs and Trade).
Under the recently published National Development Plan 2018 - 2027, the Department will have capital allocations in the period 2019 - 2022 as follows:
2019 - €17 million
2020 - €13 million
2021 - €13 million
2022 - €14 million
As set out in the National Development Plan 2018 - 2027, the Department’s Strategic Capital Investment Priorities for the period 2018 - 2022 will be as follows:
- Further announcements as part of the Doubling Our Global Footprint Initiative;
- The Passport Reform Programme, 2016 - 2019;
- Investment in ICT, and
- Investment in the State’s Global Property Portfolio, including the development of Ireland Houses with the State Agencies and the relevant Embassy in strategic locations.