Dóchas Annual Conference 2016 - The Irish Summit on the Sustainable Development Goals

5 Thu, May 12:30 PM

The 2016 Summit on the Sustainable Development Goals will be hosted by Dóchas, the Irish Association for Non-Governmental Development Organisations. There will be an exciting lineup including: an opening address from President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins and a keynote speech from Erik Solheim, Chair of the OECD Development Assistance Committee. The conference will be MC'd by broadcaster Mary Kennedy, with more guest speakers soon to be announced. It will be a momentous gathering of international and domestic NGOs, government representatives, environmental groups, activists, civil society and private sector organisations coming together to connect, collaborate and make change happen. The Summit will celebrate the journey international development has travelled so far and will look to the future.  We are at a unique point in history and what we do next will determine the future of the planet and humanity. The Summit will look at how Ireland can play its role in achieving these vital 17 goals to end poverty and fight injustice. Be part of this historic moment. To find out more go to the Conference webpage here. Please note places are limited for this event. Book here to avoid disappointment.