Press Releases

Irish NGO Coalition welcomes Government announcement to respond to refugee crisis as a positive first step

13 september 2015

We welcome the government's commitment to establish an Irish Refugee Protection Programme to provide safe haven for persons seeking international protection. Read more

Irish NGO coalition urge cabinet ministers to show leadership on refugee crisis

09 september 2015

Joint Media Statement 9 September 2015 Cabinet ministers must show leadership on refugee crisis As the Cabinet meets to discuss the ongoing refugee crisis, a coalition of expert groups will set out the actions the Government must take to address the... Read more

Irish NGOs welcome historic agreement by the UN to end poverty and hunger in the next 15 years

04 august 2015

DÓCHAS The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations PRESS RELEASE Irish NGOs welcome historic agreement by the UN to end poverty and hunger in the next 15 years 04 August 2015 Read more

Irish NGOs say the Addis Ababa summit asked the right questions but did not provide the answers

16 july 2015

DÓCHAS The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations  Press Statement 16 July 2015   Irish NGOs say the Addis Ababa summit asked the right questions but did not provide the answers Summit on how to finance global development ach... Read more

Press Release: Greek debt crisis is proof that a strong and binding agreement at the Financing for Development Summit is crucial to avoid similar economic catastrophes

14 july 2015

DÓCHAS The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations PRESS RELEASE 14 July 2015 Greek debt crisis is proof that a strong and binding agreement at the Financing for Development Summit is crucial to avoid similar economic catastro... Read more

Press Statement: Irish NGOs travel to Addis Ababa for crucial UN Summit which will set the global financial agenda

10 july 2015

DÓCHAS The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations  Press Statement 10 July 2015 Financing for Development UN Summit (13th – 16th July) ‘It all hinges on Addis’ Irish NGOs travel to Addis Ababa for crucial UN Summit which wil... Read more