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Submissions to Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs, Trade and Defence on Irish Aid

20-10-2017

Dóchas has made 4 submissions to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs, Trade and Defence as part of their review of Irish Aid. 

Press release: Irish Development NGOs welcome increase in overseas aid budget

10-10-2017

Dóchas – The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations

 Tuesday, 10th October 2017 

Implementing the Fundraising Guidelines

02-10-2017

Jim Howe is the Fundraising Standards & Operations Manager in Concern.

Implementing the Fundraising Guidelines

02-10-2017

Jim Howe is the Fundraising Standards & Operations Manager in Concern.

Blog: Derisking and Civil Society: Drivers, Impact and Possible Solutions

28-09-2017

We are delighted to feature a guest blog this week from Sangeeta Goswami of the Human Security Collective on the issue of Derisking and how it is affecting civil society. 

Leadership is about creating an authentic vision for change, says South Africa’s former leader, Mr. F.W. De Klerk.

22-09-2017

Suzanne Keatinge, CEO of Dóchas, shares some reflections from Mr. F.W. De Klerk's recent talk in Dublin.

Dóchas submission on Brexit

14-12-2016

Dóchas has produced a submission on the implications of Brexit for internatio

CONCORD AidWatch Report 2016

27-10-2016

CONCORD's annual AidWatch Report assesses the quality and quantity of oversea

Attitudes towards development cooperation in Ireland

21-08-2015

Dóchas members commissioned research in 2013 on public attitudes to developme

Dochas Submission to 2016 General Election Manifestos of Irish Political Parties

19-08-2015

In the autumn of 2015, politicians across Ireland are slowly turning their at