Press Releases

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

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

DÓCHAS WELCOMES INCREASE ON OVERSEAS AID BUDGET

08 october 2019

Dóchas – The Government announced in today’s budget that spending on Official Development Assistance (ODA) will increase by €21million to €837m in 2020. Read more

DÓCHAS AWARDS HONOUR MARY ROBINSON & IRISH CHAMPIONS OF DEVELOPMENT, EQUALITY & JUSTICE

12 december 2018

The Dóchas Awards 2018 – honouring Irish heroes and leaders working for development, equality and justice – were presented at a ceremony in Dublin today, Wednesday, 5 December. Awards were presented in four categories – a Lifetime Achievement Award,... Read more

DÓCHAS CALLS FOR ACTION ON UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

24 september 2018

On the 3rd anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, (SDGs), Dóchas calls on the Irish Government to increase spending on overseas aid in Budget 2019 in order to achieve its SDG targets. [1] [2] Dóchas will join... Read more