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#MeToo – the global perspective

Dominic MacSorley | 11 December 2017 | 0 Comments

From the election of a US President whose negative commentary on women is no secret, to the outpouring of revelations about Hollywood executives and the subsequent #MeToo campaign, it has been a watershed year for spotlighting the ways in which women continue to be disproportionately targeted for abuse by those in power.

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Topics: gender equality

On World Humanitarian Day we remember the staff Concern has lost

Dominic MacSorley | 18 August 2017 | 0 Comments

Ahead of World Humanitarian Day 2017, Concern CEO, Dominic MacSorley, remembers the staff members who have lost their lives while serving vulnerable communities in some of the most difficult and inhumane situations in the world. He emphasises that aid workers and civilians must never be a target in conflict, underlining this year's UN campaign #NotATarget.

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Topics: world humanitarian day

Ireland’s Call: An opportunity to lead as a champion of the SDGs

Dominic MacSorley | 02 August 2017 | 1 Comment

As Ireland progresses towards achieving Agenda 2030, we must call upon our past and our vision for the future to lead as champions of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on an international stage.

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Counting the cost: Financing and delivering on the promise of Agenda 2030

Dominic MacSorley | 26 July 2017 | 0 Comments

In the second of a series of blogs on the Sustainable Development Goals, Dominic MacSorley reflects on the shared challenges and opportunities we face in achieving Agenda 2030.

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Tough talk at the UN on sustainable development

Dominic MacSorley | 21 July 2017 | 0 Comments

Against a backdrop of unprecedented global humanitarian needs, there was tough talk at the UN this week on delivering on the world’s promise to the poorest and most vulnerable.

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Topics: sustainable development goals, global goals, SDGs

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

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