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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

European Council meets in Brussels: EU response to Mediterranean refugee situation addresses the wrong tip of the iceberg, say NGOs

25 june 2015

Media Statement 25th June 2015 European Council meets in Brussels: EU response to Mediterranean refugee situation addresses the wrong tip of the iceberg, say NGOs As European leaders meet today in Brussels to discuss EU security policy, Irish NGOs sa... Read more

EU Ministers repeat 45-year old promise - but stay silent on how and when they will keep it

02 june 2015

EU foreign ministers who met Tuesday (26 May) in Brussels repeated their promise made decades ago to reach the spending target of 0.7% of their GNI on aid. In their official Council conclusions, Ministers state that “domestic public finance is by far... Read more

Ireland gives two thumbs up for development as The European Year for Development Launch Ceremony in Dublin Castle scoops two awards

02 june 2015

The event, organised by Dóchas, won awards for Best Launch Event and Best Conference at the Event Industry Awards in Dublin last night. Read more