Posts tagged ‘Charities’
Reactions to the latest OECD statistics which show that, despite pledges to the contrary, donor aid budgets are falling.
This blog post examines the results of recent opinion polls, which show that public support in Ireland for overseas aid remains high, but that there are puzzling inconsistencies in people’s views on whether aid actually works.
Extracts from a speech by Ireland’s President Michael D. Higgins about active citizenship and Europe
It is becoming increasingly clear that the new global agreement on how to end poverty should include more emphasis on the fight against inequality and inequity. Are we discovering the political side of “sustainable development”?
Why cities, and the communities of poor people living in the rapidly growing urban centres of the world, are going to be crucial in the fight against poverty.
(and why we in Dóchas are involved in the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty)
A new NGO report shows that progress on aid donors’ promises to improve development cooperation is slow.
Why Dublin is hosting the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty – and why you should take notice.
Reflections on solidarity and international cooperation, based on a presentation about the banana trade and the lives of farming communities in the Caribbean.
As the world gets ready to debate what “Framework” should succeed the Millennium Development Goals, this blog post aims to collate some key areas of learning about what works, and what doesn’t, if we aim to ‘make poverty history’.
This blog post presents a series of results from Randomised Control Trial Studies in various areas of development cooperation. It aims to present an overview of evidence presented to date on which programme types really work.