Posts filed under ‘NGOs’
On 9 May, exactly one week after the Government launched its new “Policy for International Development”, the Seanad debated the new policy with Minister Joe Costello.
Dr. Pat McCloughan presents some new facts on Irish aid, and takes a fresh angle by looking at the longer-term economic benefits to Ireland from Ireland continuing to be proportionately generous in respect of overseas assistance.
On 2 May, Dóchas hosted a conference entitled “Initiate – Transparency In Action” to bring NGOs, academia, and Irish Aid representatives together to learn how the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) could help further strengthen transparency and Accountability in the sector.
We filmed the Dóchas staff, as they were doing their research for our blog.
One of the major events taking place during the 2013 Irish EU Presidency was a high level international meeting on urban poverty. Many Dóchas members supported this meeting in the realisation that urbanisation is posing major challenges for everyone interested in sustainable development.
Why we will spend the next two weeks exploring how Design and Global Development interact.
Guest Blog by Lindsay Cleary on a recent survey carried out among SERVE past volunteers to get a sense of the impact that development education post-departure and in-country has had on them personally.
A blog post reflecting on the need for greater charity regulation in Ireland, and looking at the reasons why the EU and the OECD come out strongly in favour of a greater role for civil society in sustainable development processes.
Presenting a 2-page briefing note: How to recognise an effective NGO
A blog post outlining some of the many opportunities for ordinary people to have a say, and to contribute to a shared vision for a better future.