Press Releases

DÓCHAS WELCOMES INCREASE IN OVERSEAS AID BUDGET

09 october 2018

Dóchas – The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations has welcomed the announcement in today’s budget that spending on Official Development Assistance (ODA) will increase by €110 million in 2019. [1] [2] Read more

DÓCHAS CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE APPROACH TO IRELAND’S SDG IMPLEMENTATION

17 july 2018

Dóchas – The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations has called for an inclusive approach to Ireland’s implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The organisation made these calls in response to... Read more

INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS AND IRISH NGOS GATHER IN DUBLIN TO ‘CHANGE THE NARRATIVE’ ON GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT

02 may 2018

Dóchas – The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations calls on civil society, activists and campaigners to work together to ‘change the narrative’ on international development, at a conference in Dublin today. During the annual... Read more

DÓCHAS WELCOMES DÁIL DEBATE ON OVERSEAS AID

30 april 2018

Dóchas – The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations welcomes today’s Dáil debate on Official Development Assistance (ODA). The debate focused on the report on the review of the Irish Aid programme completed by the Joint Commi... Read more

Development Organisations Applaud Government’s Strategic Alliance with World Health Organization

16 april 2020

        Support to WHO represents “extension of our global solidarity” PRESS RELEASE April 16, 2020 Health and international development organisations working in Ireland are rallying behind the Irish Government’s ongoing support of the World Health O... Read more

DÓCHAS AWARDS CELEBRATE THE INSPIRING WORK OF IRISH INTERNATIONAL NGOs

23 october 2019

The Dóchas Awards 2019 – honouring the humanitarian and development work of Irish individuals and organisations – were presented at a ceremony in Dublin today, Wednesday, 23 October. The Awards recognised inspiring work across four categories – the L... Read more

IRISH NGOS MAKE CASE AT OIREACHTAS FOR IRELAND TO CHAMPION THE NEED FOR QUALITY EDUCATION IN THE WORLD'S POOREST COUNTRIES

17 october 2019

17 October - Dóchas called today on the Irish Government to champion the need for quality education in the world’s poorest countries, and show political leadership within the European Union to ensure that education becomes a priority area for interna... Read more