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Dominic MacSorley

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Paris Accord: Urgency and solidarity of response is what matters now

Dominic MacSorley | 02 June 2017 | 0 Comments

Concern's CEO Dominic MacSorley reflects on the United States' decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Change Agreement and its implications for our shared future. 

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Topics: climate, climate change, ethiopia, dominic macsorley

US refugee ban is about cynical politics not security

Dominic MacSorley | 03 February 2017 | 0 Comments

Concern CEO Dominic MacSorley reflects on impact of refugee ban imposed by Trump's administration, and the alarmingly similar approaches emerging in Europe and elsewhere.  

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Topics: syria, refugee, Syrian Crisis, Syrian Refugee Crisis

The Central African Republic: a crisis unfolding under the radar

Dominic MacSorley | 04 January 2017 | 0 Comments

In the first week of the New Year, Concern’s CEO Dominic MacSorley reflects on the global humanitarian challenges before us in 2017, with a focus on the often under-reported conflict in the Central African Republic.

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Topics: Central African Republic, CAR

Reflections on the UN Summit

Dominic MacSorley | 23 September 2016 | 0 Comments

"Present in this hall today are representatives of governments that have ignored, facilitated, funded, participated in or even planned and carried out atrocities inflicted by all sides of the Syria conflict against Syrian civilians."

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Topics: dominic macsorley, Refugee Crisis

Humanitarian response in Ethiopia

Dominic MacSorley | 25 July 2016 | 0 Comments

Concern CEO, Dominic MacSorley, writes about his recent three day visit to Ethiopia with Mary Robinson and with aid agencies Trócaire and Goal.

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Topics: el nino, ethiopia

How we spend your money

Dominic MacSorley | 19 July 2016 | 0 Comments

Concern’s CEO Dominic MacSorley responds to recent reports of serious impropriety around the use of funds in the charity sector, to reassure donors of Concern’s absolute accountability, transparency and integrity.

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Topics: donations, transparency, accountability

Time is running out for millions living in drought-stricken Ethiopia

Dominic MacSorley | 26 April 2016 | 0 Comments

As the effect of El Niño leaves a trail of scorched earth and arid land across southern and east Africa, we urgently need to act to prevent further escalation of this humanitarian catastrophe.

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Topics: el nino, ethiopia, dominic macsorley

Panama Papers: tax avoidance hurts the world’s poorest people

Dominic MacSorley | 13 April 2016 | 0 Comments

The massive fallout from the Panama Papers leak has driven the issue of tax avoidance to the top of the global agenda.

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Topics: sustainable development goals, global goals

EU-Turkey deal won’t address root causes of the refugee crisis

Dominic MacSorley | 04 April 2016 | 0 Comments

The recent EU deal with Turkey regarding Syrian migrants has been met with considerable backlash from aid agencies working with refugees on the Greek islands. Many aid agencies have argued that the deal is unethical, illegal and impractical.

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Topics: syria, refugees, turkey, Syrian Crisis

Violence against women: a weapon of war

Dominic MacSorley | 10 December 2015 | 0 Comments

As this year’s 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence draws to a close, Concern CEO Dominic MacSorley reflects on the connection between increasing global conflict and rising levels of violence against women.

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Topics: syria, lebanon, gender based violence, 16 days of activism, gender equality, 16days, GBV

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