Two Years Later, Will Ireland Light the Way Again?

On 25th September 2015, world leaders agreed to a definitive plan for the planet and the people on it: 17 Sustainable Development Goals have been adopted. 193 governments signed up and if they stick to the plan the results will be extraordinary. End poverty. Fight inequalities. Tackle climate change. And leave no one behind. It has already been two years. Is Ireland on track? Is Leo Varadkar and other world leaders sticking to the pledge? For the goals to be reached for everyone, everyone needs to do their part: governments, the private sector, civil society and people like you and us.…

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The Journey Starts Here! Discover ATD’s Overseas International Volunteer Corps

ATD Ireland will be at the Irish Aid Volunteering Fair 2017! Come and discuss ways to volunteer long-term in one of the 100 projects run by ATD local communities across 40 countries around the world! To start the journey: Join our Local Volunteers Network: help us in many ways from the running of our projects: fundraising, translating English<>French to maintenance in the office, special events, administration, family support and a whole lot more. Whether you like to work alone or in a group, in an office or outdoors, on the front line or in a support role, we can always use…

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The 4 tests for #Budget2018 by the Community Platform

Every year ATD Ireland supports the "4 tests" call on the Government by the Community Platform. As ATDĀ  we want to underline one request of the "4th test"expecting from the Budget 2018 to "Set aside funding for pilot projects with the aim of developing long-term participatory processes in which people with experience of poverty and their organisations could contribute to the assessment and monitoring of policy". Download here the Community Platform Four Tests for Budget 2018

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Stronger together! Community and Human Rights values for a better future!

To mark the 2nd Anniversary of the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (25 September 2015 - see here), and to celebrate the 60 years of the first community initiative in 1957 that was the starting point of the development of the International ATD Fourth World Movement. . ATD Ireland invites you to a fun and sport outdoor event in Mountjoy Square Park (Dublin 1) on Sunday 24th September 2017 (from 1pm to 5pm).It will be a day to celebrate community and human rights values which are at the origin of the 17 Universal Global Goals. You will be…

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Join Now The “End Poverty Day” Volunteer Team!

ATD Ireland and the Irish 17 October Committee are creating a new volunteer team to support the preparation and organisation of the events which will take place in Ireland and especially in Dublin on the 16th and 17th October to mark the 30th anniversary of the UN End Poverty day and the finale of the 2017 #StopPoverty Campaign (see www.poverty-stop.org). Hands and Hearts Welcome! Contact: volunteering@atdireland.ie Visit also: http://volunteering.force.com A first team meeting will be organised on 12 September 2017 - More here!

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