Dóchas Global Citizen Award 2019

The Dóchas Awards, now in their fifth year, are an opportunity to come together and celebrate the inspiring humanitarian and development work of individuals and organisations in the Dóchas network. Find out more about the Dóchas Awards 2019, the other award categories and the Dóchas Awards Photography Competition.

The Dóchas Global Citizen Award acknowledges an outstanding individual, who shows leadership, courage and commitment and inspires and empowers others to work towards ending global injustices and inequality.

Nominations for this award are now closed.


  • Individual must be working or volunteering for a Dóchas member organisation, and be resident in Ireland

  • Individual's area of activity must

    • be clearly linked to tackling global injustice and inequality

    • demonstrate leadership and commitment

    • be based on a model of empowerment - work that actively seeks to include, inspire and help others to take part

    • reflect global solidarity and inclusion

Read about past Global Citizen Award finalists and winners from 2018 and 2017.