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Harvesting the power of data: Concern's digital journey

Áine Magee | 01 June 2018 | 0 Comments

In our ‘thought leadership’ series, Senior Adviser on Monitoring, Planning & Evaluation, Áine Magee, reflects on the potential for data to help transform the lives of the world’s poorest and documents recent developments in Concern’s data journey.

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Topics: technology, thought leadership series, innovations, digital data, GDPR, data protection

'I will vaccinate my children from now on' - One mother's story of loss

Jason Kennedy | 31 May 2018 | 0 Comments

A young mother who lost two children to measles has told her heart-breaking story in the hope it encourages others to vaccinate their children.

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Topics: appeal

GDPR and Concern: what does it mean for you?

Richard Dixon | 25 May 2018 | 0 Comments

Concern processes your data to provide you with information about Concern, or to carry out any obligations arising from contracts we may enter into with you, or provide you with information and services that you’ve requested.

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Topics: GDPR, data protection

'My heart bursts with pride' - An inspiring success story from Niger

Salissou Harouna | 21 May 2018 | 0 Comments

Salissou Harouna has been working with Concern in Niger since 2004. In those 14 years, he has seen more than his fair share of inspiring moments. However, there is one that makes his heart “burst with joy”.

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Topics: Niger

Fifty years of Concern: Celebrating Irish volunteers and humanitarians

Jason Kennedy | 15 May 2018 | 2 Comments

We take a look at the times Irish volunteers made a difference around the world over the last 50 years.

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Topics: volunteer

“I’m thankful for every instant” - a good news story from Somalia

Ifrah Abdi Hussein | 08 May 2018 | 2 Comments

With help from the European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO), Concern's team in Somalia constructed 15 latrine blocks and a water kiosk with six taps in a camp for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).

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Topics: sanitation, water, somalia, hygiene

Driven from home in DRC

Marie Madden | 02 May 2018 | 0 Comments

Concern Worldwide's Marie Madden meets the women separated from friends, family and their homes by one of the world's worst humanitarian crises.

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Topics: women, Democratic Republic of Congo, DRCongo

Ending hunger is possible, if we can cut conflict

Simon Starling | 23 April 2018 | 0 Comments

Hunger is on the rise globally for the first time in 15 years. Continuing our 'thought leadership' series, Simon Starling, Head of Policy and Campaigns, explores the links between hunger and conflict and examines what can be done to reverse this trend.

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Topics: hunger, Central African Republic, conflict, sustainable development goals, thought leadership series

In this age of brute militarisation diplomacy may not be dead but it needs revitalised leadership

Dominic MacSorley | 20 April 2018 | 0 Comments

Ahead of a major conference next week on the future of Syria, Concern Worldwide CEO Dominic MacSorley says Ireland's society, energy and history could help influence necessary change.

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Topics: lebanon, conflict, Syrian Refugee Crisis, Ireland, peace, politics

The right to learn in Malawi

Cian Purcell-Milton | 16 April 2018 | 0 Comments

Learn how a community in Malawi changed the educational environment at their school and welcomed the first female teacher in eight years – ensuring a more inclusive and equitable quality of education for all.

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Topics: education, malawi, gender equality

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