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  • Dóchas Awards - Nominations open!

Dóchas is seeking nominations for our 2017 Awards, which will be celebrating exceptional individuals and organisations in the Irish civil society sector. We will be recognising those individuals that have done outstanding work for global justice and humanitarian causes, campaigns that have used empowering messages, and organisations that have shown remarkable leadership.

We are accepting public nominations for four separate awards:

  • Global Citizen

  • Respect & Equality in Communications

  • Humanitarian Award

  • Sustainable Development Goals Champion Award

You can make multiple nominations, and you are also free to nominate your own organisation or campaign for an award. Closing date: 25 August.

Full details and online nomination forms are on the Dóchas website. Judging will take place in the Autumn, and the awards will be announced at an event in October.

  • Dóchas Board meeting: 21 September, 10am, Dóchas office

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: