Implementing the Charities Act is an opportunity to deliver more effective support to those in need
Irish NGOs today welcomed the Seanad debate, tabled by 12 Senators, calling on the Government to implement the 2009 Charities Act.
Irish NGOs call for stronger voice of people living in poverty
On 31 July, UN Secretary General announced the membership, and the mandate, of a new “High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda”. This panel of experts is to advise the UN on t... Read more
EU is a good example of international cooperation to promote global development
In a submission to the Oireachtas Committee on European Union Affairs, Ireland’s development NGOs called for greater public debate about Ireland’s position in key Europea... Read more
May 9 marks the day of annual celebration of Robert Schuman’s proposal for the creation of a unified Europe. ‘Europe Day’ marks the day when European nations chose to see their future in cooperation and economic and political integration.
Two reports this week praise European overseas aid, but warn of need to improve institutional set-up
The members of Dóchas have welcomed two recent reports documenting recent improvements in the European Commission’s (EC) external assistance programm... Read more
The latest statistics from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), published today, show that Ireland reduced its spending on official development assistance (ODA) by 3.1% in 2011.
Commenting on this review, Ireland’s overse... Read more
At a hearing of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade, representatives of Ireland’s Development NGOs called on the Government to consider overseas aid as an investment in our own future.