Ireland

Six years on - but Syria is not without hope

author: 
comms
15 march 2017

Today marks the 6th anniversary of the beginning of the conflict in Syria. Dóchas’ Head of Programmes and Policy, Louise Finan, shares her thoughts on the impact of the conflict. 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

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

NGO communications: 7 things to never do again

author: 
Media
02 february 2015

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

EYD 2015

Why is 2015 the European Year for Development?

author: 
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

author: 
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