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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.








Ireland's commitment to a new global deal

author: 
comms
07 october 2015

As Fiach Kelly wrote in the Irish Times, September 25th marked a proud moment for Ireland . On that day, Taoiseach Enda Kenny announced Ireland’s commitment to a new global deal negotiated under Irish leadership.... Read more

Working in global development

author: 
comms
05 october 2015

Most people working in the Development NGO sector get asked on a regular basis how you can find a job in the overseas development sector. And the answer is not straightforward. Read more

Will Ireland Score 17 Global Goals?

author: 
comms
01 october 2015

It was a proud moment for Ireland. Standing on the podium in the United Nations General Assembly, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny announced Ireland's commitment to a new global deal, negotiated under Irish leadership. Read more

Ireland Lights The Way

author: 
comms
01 october 2015

Guest Post by Frank Geary, Director of IDEA. Last Thursday night in Dublin more than hundred and fifty people came together to #LightTheWay for a better future. We gathered on Dublin’s Millennium Bridge to mark the 15 years that have passed since the... Read more

World leaders agree new plan of action for the world

author: 
comms
26 september 2015

By Hans Zomer "Global challenges need global responses." That was what Taoiseach Enda Kenny said as he took to the stage at the United Nations on 25 September 2015. In doing so, he addressed the largest gathering of Prime Ministers and Heads of State... Read more

25 September 2015: UN agrees to "Leave No-One Behind."

author: 
comms
25 september 2015

Hans Zomer blogs from the UN Summit in New York where world leaders are meeting to agree the new Global Sustainable Development Goals A group of representatives of Irish NGOs have arrived in New York where, today, the193 member countries of the Unite... Read more

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The Irish Development Education Sector

author: 
comms
10 september 2015

The Irish Development Education sector is alive and well, and has been praised internationally for being of high quality. (At present, the sector is the subject of a peer review process, the results of which will be available in the autumn) Read more