Posts tagged ‘Charity’
Guest blog, reflecting on the 2013 International Day for People with Disabilities
An explanation of why good intentions are not good enough, when it comes to helping the victims of disasters such as typhoon Haiyan that hit the Philippines.
A new eurobarometer poll confirms that public opinion in Ireland, and across the EU, in favour of overseas aid remains consistently high.
Guest blog by Stephen McCloskey, Centre for Global Education, Belfast, commenting on a recent piece of research commissioned by Dóchas into public attitudes towards Development.
News and comments from the September summit in New York, taking stock of progress on human development
A list of examples of programmes run by Irish Development NGOs, illustrating how they contribute to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.
One of the most abused slogans is “Charity Begins At Home”.
So what have others said in response to this excuse not to donate or support solidarity beyond the immediate family?
On 25 September, world leaders gather in New York to take stock of the progress made in global development.
Here are a few articles, tweets and videos trying to answer the question that those world leaders will ask: “Is aid working?”
Is World Humanitarian Day worth celebrating? What do Irish aid workers think?
(includes an overview of coverage of World Humanitarian Day 2013 in the Irish media)