Posts tagged ‘Dublin’

Not surprising, but interesting nevertheless: Development Practice students care about global issues

Results of a mini survey among students in Dublin, contrasted with an earlier opinion poll in Ireland, measuring attitudes towards development cooperation.

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Continue Reading 22/10/2014 at 4:19 pm Leave a comment

HIV positive Gay Activist Proposes Alternative Research Agenda at the AIDS 2014 Conference

Third article by Dr. Enida Friel, from the Melbourne AIDS conference.

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Continue Reading 03/08/2014 at 8:56 pm Leave a comment

“It’s the economy, stupid.”

Siobhán McGee, Fellow in Business and Development at the UCD School of Business, reflects on whether there is a bias amongst business people against doing business with Africa, and whether that stops Irish businesses from engaging with the opportunities on the continent.

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Continue Reading 27/03/2014 at 10:08 pm 4 comments

Celebrating the Potato

A blog post in honour of the development benefits of Ireland’s national dish.

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Continue Reading 18/03/2014 at 7:43 am Leave a comment

Cities: the future of disasters

One of the major events taking place during the 2013 Irish EU Presidency was a high level international meeting on urban poverty. Many Dóchas members supported this meeting in the realisation that urbanisation is posing major challenges for everyone interested in sustainable development.

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Continue Reading 26/04/2013 at 2:34 pm 1 comment

Global development and design – An exploration

Why we will spend the next two weeks exploring how Design and Global Development interact.

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Continue Reading 19/03/2013 at 10:20 pm 2 comments

Invitation: Join the discussion

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10/03/2013 at 8:48 pm Leave a comment

Money talks: February summit will set EU priorities for the long term

On 7-8 February, EU leaders may well set the EU’s priorities for the next 7 years. And they do so in an atmosphere of little public debate. This blog post highlights the importance of protecting the EU’s investment in international cooperation and global stability.

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Continue Reading 16/01/2013 at 8:10 am Leave a comment

Ireland’s EU Presidency is an opportunity to shape the thinking on how to end world poverty

Ireland’s EU Presidency will be able to lead European discussions on the global ‘Post 2015 Development Framework’ – the new global recipe to fight extreme poverty.

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Continue Reading 03/01/2013 at 10:45 am Leave a comment

Dublin to host alliance of Cities Against Poverty

Why Dublin is hosting the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty – and why you should take notice.

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Continue Reading 26/11/2012 at 9:59 am Leave a comment


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