Press Releases

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

DÓCHAS WELCOMES STRONG POLITICAL COMMITMENT TO INCREASING OVERSEAS AID

22 february 2018

Dóchas – The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations has welcomed the recommendations of the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade and Defence, following its review of the Irish Aid Programme. The Committee outlined its... Read more

STATEMENT: SAFEGUARDING AGAINST SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND ABUSE IN THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SECTOR

16 february 2018

Dóchas – The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations – stands by the strong commitment of its members to fight and speak out against discrimination, sexual harassment and abuse. We are strongly committed to working together... Read more

Press release: Irish Development NGOs welcome increase in overseas aid budget

10 october 2017

Dóchas – The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations  Tuesday, 10th October 2017  IRISH DEVELOPMENT NGOS WELCOME INCREASE IN OVERSEAS AID BUDGET Dóchas – The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations has... Read more

Press release: Coalition of Irish NGOs call for action on 2nd anniversary of UN Sustainable Development Goals

25 september 2017

  Monday 25th September 2017 COALITION OF IRISH NGOS CALL FOR ACTION ON 2ND ANNIVERSARY OF UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS Read more

Press release: Dóchas welcomes Taoiseach's commitment to increase overseas aid

14 september 2017

Dóchas – The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations Thursday 14 September 2017 DÓCHAS WELCOMES TAOISEACH'S COMMITMENT TO INCREASE OVERSEAS AID Dóchas – The Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations has w... Read more