Press Releases

DÓCHAS WEDNESDAY NEWS 3 JUNE

03 june 2020

For all the latest job openings, workshops, events and courses, read this week's Dóchas Wednesday News. Read more.  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

Suzanne Keatinge with Frances Fitzgerald MEP, Mairead McGuinness MEP, Maria Walsh MEP and Barry Andrews MEP

Dóchas Outlines Key Development & Humanitarian Concerns to Irish MEPs

25 february 2020

At a meeting in the headquarters of the European Parliament in Dublin, MEPs sat down with representatives from International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) to discuss a range of issues affecting the sector. The meeting, convened by Dóchas,... 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

IRISH NGOS MAKE CASE AT OIREACHTAS FOR IRELAND TO BE WORLD LEADER ON DISABILITY IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

03 july 2019

On 2 July, the Dóchas Disability and International Development Working Group (consisting of representatives from Irish NGOs) presented directly to TDs and Senators on the need for Ireland to be a global leader in promoting disability rights in develo... Read more