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Dóchas Wednesday News 15 May

15 may 2019

For all the latest job openings, workshops, events and courses, read this week's Dóchas Wednesday News. Read more

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 AWARDS HONOUR MARY ROBINSON & IRISH CHAMPIONS OF DEVELOPMENT, EQUALITY & JUSTICE

12 december 2018

The Dóchas Awards 2018 – honouring Irish heroes and leaders working for development, equality and justice – were presented at a ceremony in Dublin today, Wednesday, 5 December. Awards were presented in four categories – a Lifetime Achievement Award,... 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 ACTION ON UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

24 september 2018

On the 3rd anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, (SDGs), Dóchas calls on the Irish Government to increase spending on overseas aid in Budget 2019 in order to achieve its SDG targets. [1] [2] Dóchas will join... Read more