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Thoughts from NGO networkers; working together to end world poverty.

On this blog, we post regular thoughts and opinions, based on our experiences as staff of Dóchas. We want to use this blog to start discussions on topics, and the views expressed are those of the authors, and not necessarily of Dóchas or its member organisations.








Silence is not an Option: Reflections from Dóchas Safeguarding Seminar - January 2019

author: 
comms
12 february 2019

Authors: Suzanne Keatinge, Dóchas CEO, and Muireann Kiranne, Dóchas Membership Engagement Manager. We have lived with so much silence around the issue of sexual exploitation and consent, but we now need a strong vision for change. That was the centra... Read more

Award Winners at the Dóchas Awards 2018

Reflections from Dóchas Awards 2018 Winners

author: 
comms
07 february 2019

As we get stuck into priorities for 2019, we took some time to catch up with the winners of the Dóchas Awards 2018 to provide some inspiration for the year ahead! The Dóchas Awards celebrate the extraordinary efforts of our member organisations and i... Read more

Looking back on the Dóchas Awards 2017

author: 
comms
26 july 2018

Ahead of the Dóchas Awards 2018, we have been catching up with last year's award winners to hear what winning their award meant to them and to find out what they are doing now. Read more

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"Before we can think about changing our narratives, we need to understand them" - Eilish Dillon

author: 
comms
30 april 2018

This is the fourth and final post in the Dóchas Conference 2018 blog series. The Conference - Changing the Narrative: Building Support for Global Development - will take place on Thursday 3 May in the Croke Park Conference Centre. We are asking leade... Read more

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"Getting to 0.7% is only half the battle" - Richard Darlington

author: 
comms
23 april 2018

This is the third post in our series of blogs that will be published in the lead up to the Dóchas Conference 2018 - Changing the Narrative: Building Support for Global Development - which will take place on Thursday 3 May in the Croke Park Conference... Read more

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"Collectively we need to become better storytellers" - Bobby McCormack

author: 
comms
16 april 2018

This is the second in our series of blogs that will be published in the lead up to the Dóchas Conference 2018 - Changing the Narrative: Building Support for Global Development - which will take place on Thursday 3 May in the Croke Park Conference Cen... Read more

"Practice what you preach" - Dr. Burkhard Gnärig

author: 
comms
10 april 2018

This is the first in a series of blogs that will be published in the lead up to the Dóchas Conference 2018 - Changing the Narrative: Building Support for Global Development - which will take place on Thursday 3 May in the Croke Park Conference Centre... Read more