Sustainable Development Goals

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

Coalition2030 – Working Together to Transform the World

author: 
comms
06 march 2017

Last week, Dóchas was proud to take part in the official launch of Coalition2030 in the Mansion House in Dublin. The event was attended by leading civil society and political figures, with Dóchas CEO Suzanne Keatinge and Minister for Communications,... Read more

The UN, Global Poverty and 'The Vision Thing'

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Media
08 june 2015

Previously published at The Huffington Post UK. This week, the United Nations gave us a sneak preview of a new global agreement to address poverty, inequality and climate change. The so-called "Zero Draft" document is the result of many months of di... 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

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