Posts tagged ‘EU Presidency’

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

European NGOs set out their vision of a new approach 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.

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Continue Reading 03/05/2013 at 2:41 pm 1 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

Climate Change is worsening world Hunger, says Irish Government

Article co-written by Irish Deputy Prime Minister Eamon Gilmore; Mary Robinson, president of the Mary Robinson Foundation Climate Justice; Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the World Food Programme; and Frank Rijsberman, the chief executive of CGIAR, a global agricultural research partnership – published first on Euractiv.

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Continue Reading 01/03/2013 at 7:41 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

The World We Want: Equality and Equity?

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”?

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Continue Reading 02/01/2013 at 11:51 am Leave a 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

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

EU budget summit breakup offers hope of better priorities

Dóchas reaction to the break-down of EU budget negotiations

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Continue Reading 23/11/2012 at 6:12 pm 2 comments

Irish EU Presidency 2013 – Priorities

A brief outline of some of the key processes and issues to be addressed by the 2013 Irish EU Presidency

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Continue Reading 30/10/2012 at 1:33 pm 1 comment

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