Dóchas Awards 2018

Winners at the Dóchas Awards 2018 with Sharan Kelly, Dóchas Chair, and Suzanne Keatinge, Dóchas CEO

Award winners at the Dóchas Awards 2018 with Suzanne Keatinge, CEO of Dóchas, and Sharan Kelly, Chair of Dóchas (Mark Stedman)

The Dóchas Awards celebrate the amazing work of our members and the inspirational individuals who bring about meaningful change through their tireless efforts to eradicate global poverty and inequality. The Awards recognise those unsung heroes who embody the willingness to share, learn, inspire those around them and improve how we work.

The Dóchas Awards 2018 Ceremony took place on 5 December 2018 in Wood Quay Venue, Dublin. 

 

Dóchas Lifetime Achievement Award 

Each year the Dóchas Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an exceptional individual to highlight and honour their commitment and inspirational work as a champion of international development and global justice.

The Dóchas Lifetime Achievement Award 2018 was presented to Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice, and former President of Ireland (1990-1997) and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997-2002), in acknowledgement of her lifetime of work as an advocate and defender of human rights, climate justice and gender equality.

Find out more about the Dóchas Lifetime Achievement Award 2018 recipient.

Minister Ciaran Cannon, Mary Robinson and Dóchas Chair Sharan Kelly at the Dóchas Awards 2018

Minister Ciaran Cannon and Sharan Kelly, Chair of Dóchas, presenting the Dóchas Lifetime Achievement Award 2018 to Mary Robinson (Mark Stedman)

Mary Robinson interviewed by Dóchas CEO Suzanne Keatinge at the Dóchas Awards 2018

Suzanne Keatinge, CEO of Dóchas, interviewing Mary Robinson at the Dóchas Awards 2018 (Mark Stedman)

 

Dóchas Awards 2018 Finalists 

Dóchas Global Citizen Award

Winner 2018

Chair of Dóchas Sharan Kelly, Éamonn Meehan, Global Citizen Award Winner, and Michael Sheldrick of Global Citizen

Sharan Kelly, Chair of Dóchas, and Michael Sheldrick, Vice President of Global Policy and Government Affairs at Global Citizen, presenting the Global Citizen Award 2018 to Éamonn Meehan (Mark Stedman)

Finalists

Judges

  • Michael Sheldrick, Vice President of Global Policy and Government Affairs at Global Citizen

  • Dr Walt Kilroy, Associate Director of DCU's Institute for International Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction

 

Dóchas Respect and Equality in Communications Award

Winner 2018

Justine McCarthy of the Sunday Times, Keith Courtney of Doggett Group and Eoghan Rice of Trócaire

Justine McCarthy of the Sunday Times and Keith Courtney of Doggett Group presenting the Respect and Equality in Communications Award 2018 to Eoghan Rice, Head of Communications at Trócaire, for 'This Is Palestine' (Mark Stedman)

Finalists

Judge

  • Justine McCarthy, columnist and political correspondent with The Sunday Times

 

Dóchas Innovation Award

Winner 2018

Sharan Kelly, Chair of Dóchas, and Peter McDevitt, Chief Finance and Operations Officer of Self Help Africa

Sharan Kelly, Chair of Dóchas, presenting the Dóchas Innovation Award 2018 to Peter McDevitt, Chief Finance and Operations Officer of Self Help Africa, for TruTrade (Mark Stedman)

Finalists

Judge

  • Deirdre Mortell, CEO of Social Innovation Fund Ireland

 

Dóchas Awards Photo Competition

 

At this year’s Dóchas Awards, we showcased the work of our members through the visual art of photography.

View the exhibition.

 

Attendees at the Dóchas Awards 2018 (Mark Stedman, 2018)

Attendees at the Dóchas Awards 2018 (Mark Stedman)

 

Media

 

Partners

Dóchas is grateful for the support of our Partners for the Dóchas Awards 2018:

 

 

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