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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

Dochas Global Citizen of the Year and Innovative Programme of the Year Award Winners

21 may 2015

The inaugural Dóchas Awards ceremony took place Thursday 7th May 2015 at the Dóchas Annual Conference in Croke Park.   Read more

Relief to Nepal quake victims - Irish donations to aid agencies nearly 4 million euro

20 may 2015

DÓCHAS The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations PRESS RELEASE 20th May 2015 Relief to Nepal quake victims Irish donations to aid agencies nearly 4 million euro Read more

Policy to "discourage" refugees is bound to fail and lead to further loss of life -Irish NGOs respond to meeting of EU leaders

23 april 2015

EU leaders meet in Brussels to discuss Mediterranean refugee disaster. Irish NGOs say “discouraging” refugees won’t work unless the causes of the refugee stream are addressed. Today EU leaders in Brussels agreed to “reinforce the assets” of the exist... Read more

Press Statement - Inspiring women leading the way as nominations are announced for GLOBAL CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD

20 april 2015

PRESS STATEMENT   DÓCHAS GLOBAL CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD SHORTLIST REVEALED WINNER SET TO BE ANNOUNCED AT THE DÓCHAS ANNUAL CONFERENCE The inaugural Dóchas Awards ceremony will take place at the Dóchas Annual Conference on the 7th May in Croke Park Read more

Crucial meeting of Ministers in Brussels today sparks call from Irish NGOs

12 march 2015

Development NGO’s urge Irish government to fulfil its international promise to allocate 0.7% of GNI to the overseas development aid budget. The call comes as European Development Ministers convene in Brussels today to agree an EU negotiation positio... Read more

Foreign exchange and payment options for Irish NGOs

28 january 2015

Better FX - A good practice approach for NGOs Following a recent Dóchas event entitled “Could your organisation be making savings on payments?”, exploring the topic of Foreign Exchange (FX) and international payments for NGO’s,  please find below a G... Read more