Development

How we’re fighting for gender equality this International Women’s Day

author: 
comms
08 march 2017

As we gather to mark International Women’s Day, we want to highlight some of the ways that Dóchas members are working towards the achievement of gender equality.  Read more

5 Things You Need to Know About the Climate Conference in Paris

author: 
comms
24 november 2015

The Climate Conference in Paris (COP21) is set to go ahead as planned later this month. Read more

NGOs across the country react to Budget 2016

author: 
comms
13 october 2015

Today the Government unveiled Budget 2016 and announced that the Irish economy has recovered from the recession. The budget.... Read more

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

Irish NGOs write to Government calling for more action on Development Finance

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Media
03 march 2015

“This year the international community will make critical decisions in three processes that will shape the future of our planet and of human kind. The outcomes of these three processes and summits will have an impact on the lives of millions people... 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

Will Ireland support a new global agreement on overseas aid?

author: 
comms
06 february 2015

In July, UN member states will meet in Addis Ababa to find a global agreement on how to finance "sustainable development" over the next 15 years. Read more