DÓCHAS PRESS STATEMENT: Climate Change is the greatest public interest story of our time

30 november 2015

The Climate Conference in Paris, beginning today, will determine the future of people and planet for generations to come Decisions made at the Paris Climate Conference will have repercussions for people all over the world. The conference, beginning t... Read more

Press Release: New research grant to build on Ireland’s proud contribution to international development

19 november 2015

The Irish Research Council and Dóchas are delighted to announce an exciting partnership to deliver the Engaging Civic Society for International Development strand under the ‘New Foundations’ scheme for 2015. Read more

Press Release- Public urged to visit to find out how to support earthquake survivors

29 october 2015

Dóchas, the Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations is urging members of the public to visit: to find out how they can support relief efforts in Pakistan and Afghanistan following a devastating earthquake... Read more

Press Release - Budget 2016 finally halts the slide in overseas aid but much more is needed for Ireland to honour its international commitment

13 october 2015

Dóchas today gives a cautious welcome to the announcement that the Government is to increase the overseas aid budget to €640 Million in 2016. ‘This budget is a welcome step in the right direction, finally halting the slide in overseas aid of recent y... Read more

Budget 2016 is first test for Government's belief in the recovery, say NGOs

06 october 2015

One week before Budget Day, Irish NGOs call on Government to match words with action on new UN agreement Read more

Dochas seeks Communications Officer

30 september 2015

The Communications Officer is in charge of reinforcing the network by creating synergies among Dóchas members and by enhancing Dóchas’ relationships with key stakeholders. Read more

Irish NGOs say Government needs to take action on new UN agreement

26 september 2015

Budget 2016 first test of Ireland's commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals, say aid agencies Irish NGOs today welcomed the historic agreement reached at a special United Nations summit in New York and called on the Government to heed the Tao... Read more