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  • Dóchas Awards 2017: 24 October, 9am - 11am, Fallon & Byrne, Exchequer Street, Dublin 2

Dóchas Awards breakfast will take place on Tuesday 24th October, and celebrate the heroes and leaders of the Irish INGO sector. The event will feature:

  • A Gourmet Breakfast by Fallon & Byrne

  • Music by Latin American musician Orlando Molina

  • Presentation of the 2017 Dóchas Awards

  • A Lifetime Achievement Award presentation to David Donoghue

  • The Grand Bargain Seminar Series: 27 October, 10.30am - 12.30pm, Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2

ActionAid, Dóchas, Irish Aid, the Irish Red Cross and Trócaire have designed a series of seminars on specific work streams of the Grand Bargain. The seminars will look at these themes from a range of perspectives and with a gender and inclusion lens to hand.

This event will focus on work stream 10 - strengthening engagement between humanitarian and development actors: thinking through the Humanitarian – Development Nexus. 

Speakers to include:

Simone Di Vicenz – Christian Aid

Helen Anderson – International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Head of Mission to the UK and Ireland

Sean OhAodha – Deputy Director, Humanitarian Unit, Irish Aid

Chair: Brian Casey

For more information and to register, please click here

Please note that participation in Dóchas Working, Learning and Task Groups is open to Dóchas members only and that participation at Board meetings is open to Board members only.  For further information on any of the above please contact the Dóchas office, T: 01 4053801, E: