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Thoughts from NGO networkers; working together to end world poverty.

On this blog, we post regular thoughts and opinions, based on our experiences as staff of Dóchas. We want to use this blog to start discussions on topics, and the views expressed are those of the authors, and not necessarily of Dóchas or its member organisations.








Why Gender Equality is Key to Development

author: 
comms
08 march 2016

  Throughout the international development sector people and organisations are fighting for gender equality and parity around the world. We asked women working in the development sector why equality matters to them:   Read more

Getting to know the new CEO of Dóchas

author: 
comms
24 february 2016

This week marks an exciting juncture for Dóchas as the new Chief Executive Officer Suzanne Keatinge takes up her post. If you’re involved in the development sector no doubt you will meet Suzanne in the coming weeks and months, but in the meantime, we... Read more

ODA modernisation- for whose benefit?

author: 
comms
17 february 2016

Fiona Coyle, Programme Manager at Dóchas, looks ahead to tomorrow's OECD DAC meeting and the key questions on the table when it comes to Official Development Assistance   Read more

Paris is a 'City of Two Tales' for Enda : A view from COP21 from Oisín Coghlan

author: 
comms
02 december 2015

Today's Guest Blogger is Oisín Coghlan, Director of Friends of the Earth. Oisín is in Paris as a civil society observer at the UN Climate Conference. Here he gives his view on Taoiseach Enda Kenny's comments at COP21. Read more

Breda Gahan - Reflections, Thoughts and Hopes on World AIDS Day 2015

author: 
comms
01 december 2015

Breda Gahan of Concern Worldwide was awarded Dóchas Global Citizen of the Year 2015 for her decades of work in the fight against HIV and AIDS. She is a proud member of the Dóchas HIV and AIDS Working Group. Today, on World AIDS Day she shares her per... Read more