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Thoughts from NGO networkers; working together to end world poverty.

On this blog, we post regular thoughts and opinions, based on our experiences as staff of Dóchas. We want to use this blog to start discussions on topics, and the views expressed are those of the authors, and not necessarily of Dóchas or its member organisations.








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"Collectively we need to become better storytellers" - Bobby McCormack

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comms
16 april 2018

This is the second in our series of blogs that will be published in the lead up to the Dóchas Conference 2018 - Changing the Narrative: Building Support for Global Development - which will take place on Thursday 3 May in the Croke Park Conference Cen... Read more

"Practice what you preach" - Dr. Burkhard Gnärig

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comms
10 april 2018

This is the first in a series of blogs that will be published in the lead up to the Dóchas Conference 2018 - Changing the Narrative: Building Support for Global Development - which will take place on Thursday 3 May in the Croke Park Conference Centre... Read more

Offer from Bond for Dóchas Members - Online Course in Theory of Change

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membershipengagement
04 october 2017

  Our friends at Bond have a generous offer for Dóchas members - a discount of over 20% on their online Theory of Change Essentials course.  Full details below... Read more

Implementing the Fundraising Guidelines

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comms
02 october 2017

Jim Howe is the Fundraising Standards & Operations Manager in Concern. He was a member of the Consultative Panel on Charitable Fundraising, whose report to the Charities Regulator led to the recent publication of fundraising guidelines to protect... Read more

2into3 report - Ireland's Charitable Giving is €200 less per person per annum than in the UK

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comms
29 september 2017

At the Irish Not-for-Profit Sector: Fundraising Performance Report 2017 Launch at the RDS. L-R: Amy Power, 2into3. John Farrelly, CEO, Charites Regulatory Authority. Deirdre Garvey, CEO, The Wheel. Jackie Harrison, Head of Development, The Community... Read more

Blog: Derisking and Civil Society: Drivers, Impact and Possible Solutions

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comms
28 september 2017

We are delighted to feature a guest blog this week from Sangeeta Goswami of the Human Security Collective on the issue of Derisking and how it is affecting civil society.  Sangeeta Goswami is with Human Security Collective, a nonprofit organisation b... Read more