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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.








What does "success" mean at a global summit on development finance?

author: 
comms
12 july 2015

In this second blog from Addis Ababa (read the previous article here), Hans Zomer talks about the expectations among civil society organisations for the Financing for Development summit in Addis Ababa. The theory is straightforward enough: The "Finan... Read more

NGOs gather in Addis to scrutinise plans on global finance

author: 
comms
12 july 2015

This weekend, on 11 and 12 July, civil society organisations from around the world gathered in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa - often also called the political capital of Africa - to take an in-depth look at what UN member countries are saying abo... Read more

Five things you need to know about the Addis Summit

author: 
Media
08 july 2015

  1.    In Addis Ababa, the world is being asked to decide on how it will finance our common future. The conference in Addis Ababa is the third international conference where world leaders look specifically at how to finance the global agreements... Read more

Why Committing to Overseas Aid is a Commitment to a Shared Future

author: 
Media
07 july 2015

By Hans Zomer In his article in the Sunday Times on the 5th July Conor Brady called on the nation to ‘remember who we are and commit to overseas aid’.   Read more

#PopeForPlanet

author: 
Media
30 june 2015

Fiona Coyle, Dóchas Programme Officer, gives her thoughts on the Papal Encyclical. Read more

Irish NGOs Visit EU Institutions

author: 
Media
24 june 2015

Dóchas members are acutely aware that, if they want to achieve their long-term objectives, they need the help of others. With this in mind, a delegation of Irish NGOs visited "the corridors of power" of the European Union. The trip was facilitated by... Read more