Communicating Development

25 September 2015: UN agrees to "Leave No-One Behind."

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25 september 2015

Hans Zomer blogs from the UN Summit in New York where world leaders are meeting to agree the new Global Sustainable Development Goals A group of representatives of Irish NGOs have arrived in New York where, today, the193 member countries of the Unite... Read more

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The Irish Development Education Sector

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10 september 2015

The Irish Development Education sector is alive and well, and has been praised internationally for being of high quality. (At present, the sector is the subject of a peer review process, the results of which will be available in the autumn) Read more

What is The World's Best News?

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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

Don’t like an NGO ad? – Do something about it!

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Media
23 june 2015

What can you do if you feel that an Irish organisation is over-simplifying or deliberately misrepresenting the situation in a developing country? Simple: you have the right to let them know you are not happy! And here's how to go about it: 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

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