Dóchas

What is The World's Best News?

author: 
comms
27 august 2015

Naomi Linehan, Media Officer for Dóchas and The European Year for Development, gives her thoughts on The World's Best News  Read more

Research tells professionals not to under-estimate the impact of small charities

author: 
Fiona Coyle
10 august 2015

Schools, orphanages, wells and fishponds in developing countries constructed by enthusiastic small NGOs have a better than expected lifespan. That is the conclusion of research commissioned by Dutch NGO Wild Geese Foundation, an organisation that sup... Read more

The world reacts to the Financing for Development deal reached in Addis Ababa

author: 
comms
16 july 2015

After what has been described as a challenging few days in Addis Ababa last night agreement was finally reached on the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. Negotiations were tense and the underlying question in people’s minds was whether to enter into in-depth... Read more

NGO reactions to the Mediterranean migrant crisis

author: 
comms
23 april 2015

An overview of Dóchas member statements on the crisis Read more

Volunteering can make you a happier person

author: 
comms
02 march 2015

  A new study has shown that people who volunteer are happier with life, less stressed, less likely to feel burnt out and more satisfied with their work life balance.  Read more

Everything you wanted to know about the “Sustainable Development Goals” but were afraid to ask

author: 
comms
19 february 2015

  The countdown has begun. In a few months, the member states of the United Nations are set to agree a new global agreement on how to tackle the world’s most pressing problems, including poverty, inequality and environmental destruction.    Read more