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The War in Ukraine: Humanitarian law must be upheld and civilians protected.

"Safe passage for those willing and able to escape should be urgently assured across war-affected areas inside Ukraine" -Jane-Ann McKenna…

Ukraine - How you Can Help

We encourage people to provide donations to organisations who are working on the ground with emergency response teams in the Ukraine or in…

Up to 20% of Girls Around the World Have Not Returned to School

Dóchas along with members working in Education around the world to appear before the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs and…

Global Vaccine Equity Briefing

Dóchas was delighted to host a briefing on Global Vaccine Equity with representatives from the People’s Vaccine Alliance Ireland on the 2nd…

Research Consultancy - Where is Ireland Spending its ODA Budget?

We are looking for an experienced researcher to help us better understand where ODA allocations are spent or budgeted for across Irish…

Ireland Must Use its Influence to Protect the Most Vulnerable During COP26

As COP26 gets underway in Glasgow, Dóchas and its members urge Irish politicians to use their influence to ensure real action for the most…

Dóchas Welcomes Government Announcement on Overseas Aid in Budget 2022

Dóchas strongly welcomes the allocation an extra €140 million euros for overseas development assistance (ODA) announced in today’s budget…

Dóchas Announces its New Chief Executive

New CEO "brings considerable expertise to Dóchas" - Finola Finan, Dóchas Chair

ODA Important Now More Than Ever

Letter to the Editor

“The crisis has a woman’s face”

Now more than ever, we need to increase our Official Development Assistance: Dóchas calls for increased aid funding

Charities Regulator Publishes Findings on How Organisations are Coping During COVID

Charities say securing funding is the most serious challenge
they have faced since the start of the pandemic

First Worldview Research Project Results are presented

81% of Irish people feel COVID-19 has reinforced the need for international cooperation in addressing global problems

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