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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.








Coalition2030 – Working Together to Transform the World

author: 
comms
06 march 2017

Last week, Dóchas was proud to take part in the official launch of Coalition2030 in the Mansion House in Dublin. The event was attended by leading civil society and political figures, with Dóchas CEO Suzanne Keatinge and Minister for Communications,... Read more

Changing a life with just one swipe: the view from the Radi-Aid Awards

author: 
comms
26 january 2017

Today's guest blogger is Thea Willoch Njaastad, Vice President in SAIH and Project Manager for Radi-Aid. Thea will be delivering the keynote address at our "Change A Life With Just One Swipe: Challenging Stereotypes in Communicating Development" eve... Read more

The Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation Second High Level Meeting Nairobi 2016 – A Perspective

author: 
comms
09 january 2017

  Our guest blogger today is Justin Kilcullen, Civil Society Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) former Co-Chair and former Director of Trócaire. Justin attended the Second High Level Meeting in Nairobi in November and was directly invo... Read more

Reflections on the UN Refugee and Migration Summit - Suzanne Keatinge

author: 
comms
30 september 2016

The UN-led summit on refugees and migration held last week in New York brought into sharp focus the harrowing experiences faced by the millions of people forced to leave their homes because of fear, conflict and uncertainty.  It also brought into foc... Read more

Why Gender Equality is Key to Development

author: 
comms
08 march 2016

  Throughout the international development sector people and organisations are fighting for gender equality and parity around the world. We asked women working in the development sector why equality matters to them:   Read more