Press Releases

Irish NGOs say Government needs to take action on new UN agreement

26 september 2015

Budget 2016 first test of Ireland's commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals, say aid agencies Irish NGOs today welcomed the historic agreement reached at a special United Nations summit in New York and called on the Government to heed the Tao... Read more

Irish NGOs welcome historic announcement of new global agreement to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and address climate change by 2030

25 september 2015

Dóchas The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations Press Release September 25th 2015  Irish NGOs welcome historic announcement of new global agreement to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and address climate change by 203... Read more

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