globaldev

Will Ireland support a new global agreement on overseas aid?

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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

NGO communications: 7 things to never do again

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Media
02 february 2015

At Dóchas, we are keen to change the way people in Ireland think – and speak – about global development. Read more

Understanding aid dynamics: Are aid allocations truly based on need?

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Media
25 january 2015

Guest Blog By Rob Kevlihan, Executive Director, Kimmage Development Studies Centre* Are decisions with respect to the allocation of humanitarian aid truly based on needs? 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

Thirty Years Ago, a News Video Shocked the World - Here's What We Learned About Famine Since Then

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Media
20 october 2014

By Hans Zomer (Article previously published on the Huffington Post blog) On 23 October, it will be exactly 30 years since a BBC report alerted the world to a famine in Ethiopia. Read more