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April 2020

Green New Deal, Just Transition and COVID-19

DATE : April 28, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

#FirstWeds Green New Deal, Just Transition and COVID-19 Watch below with Dr Lorna Gold, Dr Conor Mc Cabe & Sean Mc Cabe Wednesday 6th May, 7pm. Can be played above. Press play now to set a reminder 7pm Live streaming from Comhlámh YouTube Channel Subscribe to our channel here to get a reminder and notification […]

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The Art of Listening

DATE : April 20, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

The Art of Listening In the first of two pieces reflecting on her time working with Comhlámh Hannah R a student from Maynooth University’s Youth and Community Work Programme, writes about the art of listening. Since the beginning of your time, you were listening, hearing. Hearing the murmurs of your mother’s voice through the thin […]

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Development Organisations Applaud Government’s Strategic Alliance with World Health Organization

DATE : April 17, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

In times where we see a rise of nationalism and isolationism in many places, it is important to redouble our commitment and efforts around principles of international solidarity and cooperation. The idea and practices of the WHO are an integral part of those principles and play an invaluable role in helping peoples of the world face the shared multiple challenges ahead of us.”

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My human library book experience with Comhlámh

DATE : April 15, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

My human library book experience with Comhlámh I had never heard of a ‘human library’ book and when the opportunity came to speak about my recent volunteering experience in this experimental event, I jumped at the chance! I volunteered as a human library book at International Volunteer Day and this was a very enjoyable and […]

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Virtual #VolOps

DATE : April 8, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Virtual #Volops Since the launch of VolOps at the Irish Aid Volunteering Fair in 2014, we have used the social media platforms of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to post updates about international volunteering opportunities from the volunteer sending agencies in the Comhlámh code of good practice.  We also post updates from International Non-Government Organisations (INGOs) […]

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Access to Medicines Livestream

DATE : April 7, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Access to Medicines Conference Live-stream

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Press Release: Defending the Public Interest in Vaccine and Medical Development

DATE : April 6, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Press Release: Defending the Public Interest in Vaccine and Medical Development Access to Medicines Ireland are hosting a Web Conference here on Tuesday, 7th April, from 10am to 1pm, entitled: “Defending the Public Interest in Vaccine and Medical Development,” specifically focused on COVID-19. Leading international experts will explore how best to support research that ensures effective vaccines and medicines are developed rapidly […]

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Access to Medicines Web Conference Covid19 Coronavirus

DATE : April 2, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Access to Medicines Ireland – LIVE Web Conference 10.00 am to 1.00 pm 7 April 2020    Available on ZOOM via the link: https://zoom.us/j/996912898 Adapting to Covid-19:  Defending the Public Interest in Vaccine and Medical Development COVID-19 has shone a light on a fatal weakness in our health system: the profit-driven pharmaceutical innovation model that we rely upon […]

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'The Global Thread'- A new radio series from Comhlámh

DATE : April 1, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

‘The Global Thread’- A new radio series from Comhlámh Comhlamh have a new 4 part radio series out next week. ‘The Global Thread’ will start broadcasting weekly on NearFM beginning on Tuesday 7th April at 7pm. Produced in partnership with Near FM, this series will focus on gender equality and reproductive rights; the global architecture of extraction […]

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