Posts filed under ‘MDGs’
On the occasion of the Melbourne AIDS conference, and in the aftermath of the crash of Malaysia Airlines MH17, Dr. Enida Friel of Oxfam writes that more research into Aids would help to protect the most vulnerable groups in society and also honour those who have died.
The second article, in a series of reflections on how Irish NGOs communicate “development” and “poverty”, and whether the way they speak about their work in fact skews public perceptions of global issues.
Reflections on how to use sports as a tool for social development, on the eve of the 2014 soccer World Cup in Brazil.
Irish NGOs are working together to change attitudes and impressions of developing countries. Here are some examples of how they are doing that.
Three pointers for EU Development Ministers, as they meet in Brussels.
Does Irish overseas aid really make a difference?
We asked five TDs and Senators who have travelled to Africa to tell us their personal experiences.
This is what they said.
Oxfam Ireland’s Dr. Enida Friel describes how the drive of one man can make a big difference, as she visits a company in Rwanda.
Tom Roche of Just Forests reacts to Siobhán McGee’s article on changing business attitudes to development.
Siobhán McGee, Fellow in Business and Development at the UCD School of Business, reflects on whether there is a bias amongst business people against doing business with Africa, and whether that stops Irish businesses from engaging with the opportunities on the continent.
Last Saturday, March 22nd, marked World Water Day. An opportunity to reflect on the importance of safe and equitable access to water.