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January 2019

Video: “Stop talking about philanthropy and start talking about tax” – Billionaires Called Out for Tax Evasion Davos Economic Forum

DATE : January 29, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

“It feels like I’m at a firefighters conference and no one is allowed to speak about water”  Rutger Bregman speaks about the elephant at the Davos Economic Forum, the role of tax avoidance that keeps wealth stockpiled for the richest as inequality increases. “Stop talking about philanthropy and start talking about tax” You can watch […]

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International Citizens for Local Perspectives: supporting young international volunteers and migrants as active citizens working for global justice.

DATE : January 29, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Comhlámh is delighted to be part of a new Erasmus+ funded project that will link our work on international volunteering with the creation of a more inclusive and equitable society in Ireland.  Entitled ‘International Citizens for Local Perspectives’ (IC4LOP), the project will help us create innovative ways of promoting civic participation and combating social exclusion […]

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Leyla and Niall chat about joining Comhlámh’s Global Trade Justice Course

DATE : January 28, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Leyla and Niall attended Comhlámh’s Global Trade Justice Course last year, run by our Trade Justice member group. We had a brief chat about their experience       Why did you take the course? Leyla: In early 2018, I was going through the Eventbrite website to see if there were any upcoming events that I would […]

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We welcome ASTI – the newest member of our Supporter Network – 24 January 2019

DATE : January 24, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

In April 2017, Comhlámh officially launched the Supporter Network with a reception at Wood Quay and a speech from the then Minister of State for Development, Joe McHugh.  We welcomed 13 associations and organisations into the Supporter Network and we celebrated the new initiative.   The Supporter Network is made up of organisations that do […]

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Doctors to attend Dail in call to halt profiteering in cancer medicines: Press Release

DATE : January 23, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Comhlámh member group Access to Medicines (AMI) delivers the launch their Policy Document in Leinster House at the invitation of Dr Michael Harty, chair of the Oireachtas joint committee on Health.   “Escalating prices for new medicines put an ever-greater strain on the overall health budget”   Speaking in advance of the launch, AMI member […]

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Access to Medicines releases its Policy Brief.

DATE : January 22, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Access to Medicines (AMI) delivers the launch their Policy Document in Leinster House at the invitation of Dr Michael Harty, chair of the Oireachtas joint committee on Health. You can read it or download it by clicking on the download button on the bottom of the viewer.  

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