Posts tagged ‘Irish NGOs’
Dóchas has launched a new website, to help facilitate debate about the priorities for the 2013 Irish EU Presidency.
The site is specifically designed to encourage you to contribute to the debate.
Let us know if it is working for you!
A blog post reflecting on the need for greater charity regulation in Ireland, and looking at the reasons why the EU and the OECD come out strongly in favour of a greater role for civil society in sustainable development processes.
Some key illustrations of the successes being achieved, through development aid.
In a recent article, ‘Beyond Charity’, Martin Kirk, Head of Campaigns, Oxfam UK, summarised his thoughts on a lot of recent research and thinking on communicating development.
While he speaks to the UK’s experience, our sector is a global one and there is much in this polemical article to challenge us here in Ireland. This blog summarises his contribution to the debate.
A very good, and short, critique of commonly heard criticism of international development cooperation (or “overseas aid”)
Anyone wondering why Ireland continues to spend money on overseas aid, take your pick from these quotes from the last week: Speeches by Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore
Some reflections ahead of the June 2012 UN conference on Sustainable Development
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)
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.