As commemorations to mark World AIDS Day 2013 begin, members of Dóchas, the umbrella group of Irish development NGOs, are urging the government to maintain its historic commitment to ensuring that HIV services reach everyone in need.
As Irish aid agencies’ experienced emergency response teams work to assist victims of the typhoon in the Philippines, Dóchas, the umbrella group of 51 Irish aid agencies, is asking members of the public to give money rather than send material goods,... Read more
As Irish aid agencies mobilise their experienced emergency response teams to assist victims of the typhoon in the Philippines, members of the public who wish to help are encouraged to consult a website about the realities of effective aid.
The webs... Read more
In response to today’s announcement of the Government’s measures for Budget 2014, Dóchas - the network of Ireland’s Development NGOs – expressed disappointment at the Government’s decision to cut the overseas aid budget for the sixth year in a row.
As world leaders are set to meet in New York for a special event on progress in the fight against extreme poverty, the UN’s Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon has published a report showing that progress has been very impressive, particularly in the area... Read more
World Humanitarian Day (WHD) takes place on August 19th each year and is a time to recognise those who face danger and adversity in order to help others.
The day was designated by the UN General Assembly to coincide with the anniversary of the 200... Read more