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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.








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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

Brexit: Under any scenario, UK and EU aid will be affected

author: 
comms
11 april 2019

Emmanuel De Groof & Andrew Sherriff, ECDPM  Read more

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Unpacking ‘A Better World’ with Nicola Brennan of Irish Aid

author: 
comms
11 april 2019

The Irish government launched ‘A Better World’, its new policy for international development, in February after a substantial consultation process in 2018. It is an ambitious and wide-ranging document that sets out the Irish government’s intention to... Read more

"Before civil society can figure out how to bring the Irish public along with it, it must decide which Irish public it wants to appeal to" - Éilis Ryan

author: 
comms
08 april 2019

This is the second 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

Lorna Gold at Climate Strike protest

"Accept the gravity of climate change" - Dr Lorna Gold

author: 
comms
01 april 2019

This is the first 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

'A Better World' Ireland's International Development Policy - Expert Analysis

author: 
comms
14 march 2019

Following the launch of A Better World, the Irish Government’s new international development policy, in February 2019, we reached out to a range of experts to get their perspective on the new policy and to hear their thoughts on what success will loo... Read more