08 december 2015

Dóchas is proud to announce the appointment of Suzanne Keatinge as its new Chief Executive Officer. Suzanne Keatinge will lead the umbrella body which is comprised of over sixty non-governmental development organisations and will assume the role in F... Read more

Vital reforms required to live up to refugee crisis commitment, new report warns

07 december 2015

The Irish Government has not lived up to its commitments to provide a safe haven for people fleeing conflict, a coalition of leading NGOs has warned. This includes a failure to address the root causes of forced displacement, as well as a failure to i... Read more

DÓCHAS PRESS STATEMENT: Climate Change is the greatest public interest story of our time

30 november 2015

The Climate Conference in Paris, beginning today, will determine the future of people and planet for generations to come Decisions made at the Paris Climate Conference will have repercussions for people all over the world. The conference, beginning t... Read more

Press Release: New research grant to build on Ireland’s proud contribution to international development

19 november 2015

The Irish Research Council and Dóchas are delighted to announce an exciting partnership to deliver the Engaging Civic Society for International Development strand under the ‘New Foundations’ scheme for 2015. Read more

Press Release- Public urged to visit to find out how to support earthquake survivors

29 october 2015

Dóchas, the Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations is urging members of the public to visit: to find out how they can support relief efforts in Pakistan and Afghanistan following a devastating earthquake... Read more

Press Release - Budget 2016 finally halts the slide in overseas aid but much more is needed for Ireland to honour its international commitment

13 october 2015

Dóchas today gives a cautious welcome to the announcement that the Government is to increase the overseas aid budget to €640 Million in 2016. ‘This budget is a welcome step in the right direction, finally halting the slide in overseas aid of recent y... Read more

Budget 2016 is first test for Government's belief in the recovery, say NGOs

06 october 2015

One week before Budget Day, Irish NGOs call on Government to match words with action on new UN agreement Read more