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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.








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

5 Things You Need to Know About the Climate Conference in Paris

author: 
comms
24 november 2015

The Climate Conference in Paris (COP21) is set to go ahead as planned later this month. 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

Ireland's commitment to a new global deal

author: 
Media
07 october 2015

As Fiach Kelly wrote in the Irish Times, September 25th marked a proud moment for Ireland . On that day, Taoiseach Enda Kenny announced Ireland’s commitment to a new global deal negotiated under Irish leadership.... Read more

Working in global development

author: 
Media
05 october 2015

Most people working in the Development NGO sector get asked on a regular basis how you can find a job in the overseas development sector. And the answer is not straightforward. Read more