Posts tagged ‘Civil Society Organisations’
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.”
An invitation to join the discussions about “Open Government” in Ireland. And why Open Data is important for Development Cooperation.
Our top 11 articles on the blog.
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.
Human rights and a focus on the multidimensional scope of poverty should be at the centre of the agenda that replaces the Millennium Development Goals – due to expire in less than two years’ time – according to a new position from CONCORD’s Beyond 2015 European Taskforce.
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.
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.
Reflections on solidarity and international cooperation, based on a presentation about the banana trade and the lives of farming communities in the Caribbean.