European Year for Development

Irish NGOs Visit EU Institutions

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Media
24 june 2015

Dóchas members are acutely aware that, if they want to achieve their long-term objectives, they need the help of others. With this in mind, a delegation of Irish NGOs visited "the corridors of power" of the European Union. The trip was facilitated by... Read more

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

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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

2015 needs to become the beginning of an era

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Media
05 january 2015

Guest post by Gabriele Koehler On New Year’s Day, one tends to look ahead. Everyone hopes that 2015 will be a less painful year than 2014 with its horrifying trends in poverty, disparities, climate-change induced tragedies, and man-made misdirected f... Read more

EYD 2015

Why is 2015 the European Year for Development?

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Media
18 december 2014

Next year, 2015, will be the European Year for Development. Since the early 1980s, the European Union has been designating thematic European Years, to highlight specific issues of relevance. And this is the first time that the EU has dedicated an EU... Read more