Posts tagged ‘Dochas’

Seanad Éireann debates Ireland’s development policy

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.

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Continue Reading 23/05/2013 at 9:54 am 3 comments

Ireland’s overseas assistance generosity may yield longer-term economic benefits for the country

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.

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Continue Reading 20/05/2013 at 10:30 am Leave a comment

NGO Transparency in Action

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.

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Continue Reading 13/05/2013 at 10:06 am Leave a comment

Ireland’s 2013 EU Presidency

In January 2013, Ireland will take over the rotating Presidency of the European Union. An event that the Government and NGOs in Ireland feel presents a great opportunity to influence the way “Europe” thinks about global Development (and its own Development)

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Continue Reading 19/04/2012 at 2:44 pm 2 comments

NGOs and Accountability: What it says in the Papers

Irish NGOs are clearly very aware of the challenges and opportunities for greater NGO Accountability. But a research sample suggests they have failed to harness the power of the media to educate the Irish public about the issue.

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Continue Reading 16/04/2012 at 1:41 pm 2 comments

Oireachtas members continue to support Overseas Aid

Dóchas key word analysis of Dáil and Seanad debates since 1974 shows growing parliamentary interest in development cooperation.

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Continue Reading 02/02/2012 at 4:03 pm 1 comment

Humanitarian Appeals: Messages and Connotations

Emer McCarthy & Grace Duffy blog about their research project, “Humanitarian Appeals: Messages and Connotations”, initiated by the TCD-UCD Masters in Development Practice and supported by Dóchas.

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Continue Reading 30/01/2012 at 2:40 pm 2 comments

Day 3 of the Busan Summit – Video blog by Hans Zomer

On Day 3 of the Busan Summit, Dochas Director Hans Zomer tells us about the latest developments of the 4th High Level Summit on Aid Effectiveness.

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Continue Reading 01/12/2011 at 12:01 pm Leave a comment

Day 2 – Video Blog by Dochas Director Hans Zomer on Busan Summit

Dochas Director Hans Zomer tells us about the latest developments on Day 2 of the 4th High Level Summit on Aid Effectiveness in Busan (South Korea)

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Continue Reading 30/11/2011 at 12:07 pm 1 comment

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