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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.








"The global economic model marches to the beat of those with extreme wealth" - Winnie Byanyima

author: 
comms
09 may 2017

Here's the fourth and final in our series of guest blogs, published in the lead up to our conference, Reclaiming the Story, which will take place this Friday 12th May in the Croke Park Conference Centre. We're asking leading figures across civil soci... Read more

Post Article 50 – what now for International Development and Humanitarian Action

author: 
comms
04 may 2017

Post Article 50 – what now for International Development and Humanitarian Action Today, Dóchas' Head of Programme and Policy, Louise Finan reflects on what impact Brexit might have on international development and humanitarian action. Read more

"NGOs are perceived as disconnected and even part of the problem" - Adriano Campolina

author: 
comms
25 april 2017

Here's the third in our series of guest blogs, that will be published in the lead up to our conference, Reclaiming the Story, which will take place on Friday 12th May in the Croke Park Conference Centre. We're asking leading figures across civil soci... Read more

"We need to work better together, take a stand on key issues as one voice, and support one another" - Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen

author: 
comms
11 april 2017

Here's the second in our series of guest blogs, that will be published in the lead up to our conference, Reclaiming the Story, which will take place on Friday 12th May in the Croke Park Conference Centre. We're asking leading figures across civil soc... Read more

"The problem is not that we don’t tell our story – the problem is that we don’t LIVE the story we tell" - Dr. Burkhard Gnärig

author: 
comms
04 april 2017

Today we are launching a series of blogs, that will be published in the lead up to our conference, Reclaiming the Story, which will take place on Friday 12th May in the Croke Park Conference Centre. We're going to be asking leading figures across civ... Read more

Searching for a new aid narrative - reflections from Bond UK’s conference

author: 
comms
30 march 2017

Dóchas CEO, Suzanne Keatinge, reflects on her experiences at the Bond Conference in London last week (20 & 21st March 2017). There was a great buzz about change and innovation at Bond UK’s London conference last week, where over 1200 delegates fr... Read more

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