European Year for Development 2015

Dóchas has been appointed as the National Coordinator for the programme of action in Ireland, and we intend to use the EYD to encourage people in Ireland to take action, and to think of themselves as change makers.

Dóchas is a network. A meeting place of organisations committed to tackling poverty and inequality around the world. Join us.

Connect

Get up to date with sector good practice standards and guidelines. Find out about the policy positions of Dóchas members and other NGOs on  overseas development and humanitarian topics.

Collaborate

Collaborate with other NGOs and development professionals on shared goals, and with the Irish govenment on policy issues, through Dóchas working groups. Raise awareness of development topics through campaigns and training events.

Change

Incorporate good practice codes and guidelines into your organisations. Improve programme quality, coordination and learning. Use Dóchas development practice templates to grow your organisation.

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President Michael D. Higgins to launch the EU Year on Development on 22 January

16-12-2014
President Michael D. Higgins will launch Ireland’s participation in EYD 2015 at a major conference that will mark the beginning of a year long of awareness raising activities to place across the country and also the 28 EU member states.

Lima Climate summit: An overview of reactions

15-12-2014

This weekend in Lima, UN member states reached an agreement on how countries should tackle climate change.

Our photos of the year

12-12-2014
Some of the most popular stories on “The World’s Best News” this year.

Lima Climate summit: An overview of reactions

15-12-2014

This weekend in Lima, UN member states reached an agreement on how countries should tackle climate change.

Our photos of the year

12-12-2014
Some of the most popular stories on “The World’s Best News” this year.

World AIDS Day: Some good news

08-12-2014

On Monday 1 December 2014, people around the world marked World AIDS Day, to help raise awareness of the disease.