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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.








Mike Shanley presenting at the Dóchas USAID event

USAID Strategies for Fundraising

author: 
comms
18 june 2019

Dóchas members welcomed Mike Shanley, from Konektid International, for a seminar on USAID funding strategies on 4 June. Mike is CEO of Konektid, a US-based consulting firm that advises on entering and growing within the USAID funding market and suppo... Read more

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"We face global challenges, but we also have global plans" - Senator Alice-Mary Higgins

author: 
comms
07 may 2019

This is the seventh and final contribution in a series of blogs that we have published around the theme of the Dóchas Conference 2019 - Finding Our Voice: How Civil Society is Countering Uncertainty - which took place on 2 May 2019 in the Radisson Bl... Read more

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"The growing threat to multilateralism" - Deirdre de Burca

author: 
comms
29 april 2019

This is the sixth contribution in a series of blogs that will be published in the lead up to the Dóchas Conference 2019 – Finding Our Voice: How Civil Society is Countering Uncertainty – on 2 May 2019 in the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Golden Lane, Dub... Read more

Reflections from International Civil Society Week 2019

author: 
comms
25 april 2019

Author: Suzanne Keatinge Serbia’s capital, Belgrade, was the apt location for International Civil Society Week (ICSW) 2019, with over 900 civil society activists arriving from all points of the globe to talk about the shrinking space for civil socie... Read more

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"Civil society is the ultimate antidote to populism" - Deborah Doane

author: 
comms
23 april 2019

This is the fifth in a series of blogs that will be published in the lead up to the Dóchas Conference 2019 – Finding Our Voice: How Civil Society is Countering Uncertainty – on 2 May 2019 in the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8. Find o... Read more

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"System change in international cooperation" - Laura Sullivan

author: 
comms
23 april 2019

This is the fourth in a series of blogs that will be published in the lead up to the Dóchas Conference 2019 – Finding Our Voice: How Civil Society is Countering Uncertainty – on 2 May 2019 in the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8. Find... Read more

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"Policy coherence is vital; otherwise we will continue to give with one hand and take with the other" - Maureen O'Sullivan TD

author: 
comms
16 april 2019

This is the third in a series of blogs that will be published in the lead up to the Dóchas Conference 2019 – Finding Our Voice: How Civil Society is Countering Uncertainty – on 2 May 2019 in the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8. Find o... Read more