Press Releases

MEP CANDIDATES COMMIT TO CHAMPION INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

13 may 2019

Candidates for the European Parliament election outlined their positions on key international development issues at a roundtable event in Dublin today. The event, organised by Dóchas - a network of 59 international development NGOs in Ireland, provid... Read more

GLOBAL CHANGEMAKERS ADDRESS IRISH NGOS ON CHALLENGES TO INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

09 may 2019

Irish NGOs gather at a conference in Dublin today, 2 May, to hear from global civil society activists about the challenges to international cooperation. The Dóchas Conference – Finding Our Voice: How Civil Society is Countering Uncertainty – is the a... Read more

IRELAND’S NEW INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY SHOWS AMBITION, BUT MUST BE MATCHED BY ACTION

28 february 2019

Dóchas has welcomed the Government’s new Policy for International Development, ‘A Better World’. [1] [2] Suzanne Keatinge, CEO of Dóchas, spoke at the launch event in Dublin today, alongside Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Minister... Read more

DÓCHAS WELCOMES INCREASE IN OVERSEAS AID BUDGET

09 october 2018

Dóchas – The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations has welcomed the announcement in today’s budget that spending on Official Development Assistance (ODA) will increase by €110 million in 2019. [1] [2] Read more

DÓCHAS CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE APPROACH TO IRELAND’S SDG IMPLEMENTATION

17 july 2018

Dóchas – The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations has called for an inclusive approach to Ireland’s implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The organisation made these calls in response to... Read more

INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS AND IRISH NGOS GATHER IN DUBLIN TO ‘CHANGE THE NARRATIVE’ ON GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT

02 may 2018

Dóchas – The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations calls on civil society, activists and campaigners to work together to ‘change the narrative’ on international development, at a conference in Dublin today. During the annual... Read more

DÓCHAS WELCOMES DÁIL DEBATE ON OVERSEAS AID

30 april 2018

Dóchas – The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations welcomes today’s Dáil debate on Official Development Assistance (ODA). The debate focused on the report on the review of the Irish Aid programme completed by the Joint Commi... Read more