Posts tagged ‘Charity’

25 September – the world wonders if Aid is working

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?”

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Continue Reading 09/09/2013 at 9:57 am 2 comments

Note to Development NGOs: Time to become a Don Juan, not a Don Quixote.

In this article, Jolein Baidenmann and Maaike Blom advocate a new ‘watchdog’ role for the development sector. Instead of fighting like a Don Quixote against alleged perpetrators of injustice, the sector should aim to be a ‘seducer’, a Don Juan.

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Continue Reading 22/08/2013 at 8:45 pm 1 comment

World Humanitarian Day 2013 – worth celebrating?

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)

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Continue Reading 14/08/2013 at 1:07 pm Leave a comment

Irish NGOs call on Government to back up its new International Development Policy by keeping Ireland’s aid promise

Irish NGOs have called on the Government to protect the ODA budget, saying Budget 2014 is an opportunity to demonstrate the strength of Ireland’s commitment to the new Government Policy for International Development, “One World, One Future.”

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Continue Reading 17/07/2013 at 2:00 pm Leave a comment

Why we are working towards Open Government

An invitation to join the discussions about “Open Government” in Ireland. And why Open Data is important for Development Cooperation.

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Continue Reading 12/07/2013 at 2:19 pm Leave a comment

What you have been reading

Our top 11 articles on the blog.

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Continue Reading 04/07/2013 at 5:36 am Leave a comment

Telling the Good News Stories about Development

A new initiative illustrates the good news from developing countries, and reminds us of the phenomenal success the world is having when it comes to tackling poverty.

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Continue Reading 02/07/2013 at 1:49 pm 1 comment

New research into public attitudes to “Development”

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.

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Continue Reading 22/02/2013 at 2:37 pm 1 comment

Time to hear from the urban poor

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)

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Continue Reading 15/12/2012 at 11:16 pm Leave a comment

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