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Help End orphanage volunteering this World Children's Day

MEDIA RELEASE: Comhlámh and the End Orphanage Volunteering Working Group call on the government to help end the practice of orphanage volunteering to mark World Children’s Day

DATE : November 19, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Dublin, 20 November 2022 – On this World Children’s Day, Comhlámh and the End Orphanage Volunteering Working Group (EOVWG) are calling on the government to adopt the recommendations of the ‘Put Children First: End Orphanage Care’ campaign to help end orphanage volunteering and the institutionalisation of children and ensure that Ireland can better support global [...]
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Access to Medicines Ireland: WTO Members fail to deliver a comprehensive TRIPS waiver for COVID-19 health technologies including vaccines

DATE : June 17, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

PRESS RELEASE Dublin, Friday, 17th June Following more than 2 years of a pandemic and the loss of an estimated over 15 million lives, on June 17th 2022 Members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) agreed a Ministerial decision on the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement. The agreement differs significantly from the […]

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Access to Medicines Ireland Call on Pfizer to Share Knowledge and Address Inequitable Global Access to ts COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatments

DATE : April 29, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

  PRESS RELEASE Dublin, Friday, 29th April 2022. Campaigners from Access to Medicines Ireland (AMI), a leading group of doctors, academics and patients, took part yesterday in a global day of action to coincide with Pfizer’s global Annual General Meetings, demanding that the company drops all monopoly protections on its COVID-19 vaccine technology and proactively […]

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Access to Medicines Ireland Press Release: TRIPS WAIVER DEAL WELCOME BUT PHARMA MUST PLAY ITS PART

DATE : March 16, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Tuesday, 15th March, 2022Campaigners from Access to Medicines Ireland, a leading group of doctors, academics and patients who advocate for greater access to essential medicines, have welcomed reports of a landmark deal at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on COVID-19 vaccines and treatments. The deal, reported to have been agreed by the EU, US, South Africa and […]

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Stephen Ucembe: Put Children First, End Orphanage Care

DATE : March 3, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Written by Stephen Ucembe, Regional Advocacy Manager with Hope and Homes and founder of the Kenya Society of Careleavers, for the official launch of ‘Put Children First: End Orphanage Care’ EndorserCampaign on 3 February 2022. My name is Stephen, I grew up in care, spent almost 15 years of my childhood in a children’s home, […]

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MEDIA RELEASE:
Comhlámh and the End Orphanage Volunteering Working Group launch their key policy recommendations to help end the practice of orphanage volunteering and the institutionalisation of children globally

DATE : February 2, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

MEDIA RELEASE Comhlámh and the End Orphanage Volunteering Working Group launch their key policy recommendations to help end the practice of orphanage volunteering and the institutionalisation of children globally Dublin, 3 February 2022 – Comhlámh and the End Orphanage Volunteering Working Group today launched their ‘Put Children First: End Orphanage Care’ campaign’s key recommendations to […]

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Join ‘Put Children First: End Orphanage Care’ Endorsement Campaign Launch

DATE : January 18, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

You are invited to Put Children First: End Orphanage Care’ Endorsement Campaign Launch. Comhlámh and the End Orphanage Volunteering Working Group launch its endorsement campaign to secure support for key policy recommendations on global care reform. The event will take place on Thursday, 3 February, 10:00-11:30 AM. We hope to see you there! It is […]

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Join ‘Put Children First: End Orphanage Care’ Student Action Group Meeting

DATE : November 24, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Join us for the meeting of our ‘Put Children First: End Orphanage Care’ pledge and Student Action Group to help us end orphanage volunteering. We are meeting on Thursday, 25 November, 7PM. We hope to see you there! Comhlámh and Tearfund Ireland invite all students to join us in our work to end orphanage volunteering […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: ‘Put Children First: End Orphanage Care’: Comhlámh Launches a New Campaign to End Orphanage Volunteering

DATE : November 9, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

MEDIA RELEASE: ‘Put Children First: End Orphanage Care’: Comhlámh Launches a New Campaign to End Orphanage Volunteering MEDIA RELEASE ‘Put Children First: End Orphanage Care’: Comhlámh Launches a New Campaign to End Orphanage Volunteering Comhlámh and the End Orphanage Volunteering Working Group today, 10th November, launched a public awareness campaign and a pledge to help change […]

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Comhlámh solidarity statement with three humanitarian volunteers facing 25 years in prison in Greece.

DATE : November 3, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Comhlámh, the Irish Association of Development Workers and Volunteers, expresses its solidarity with three humanitarian volunteers, one of them Irish, facing 25 years in prison for their work rescuing and supporting people seeking refuge in Greece. Seán Binder, Sarah Mardini, and Nassos Karakitsos were arrested in 2018 while working and volunteering with Emergency Response Centre […]

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Join ‘Put Children First: End Orphanage Care’ Pledge Launch & Student Action Group

DATE : November 3, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Join us for the launch of our ‘Put Children First: End Orphanage Care’ pledge and Student Action Group to help us end orphanage volunteering. The event will take place on Wednesday, 10 November, 7-8:30PM. We hope to see you there! Comhlamh and Tearfund Ireland invite you to join us in our work to end orphanage […]

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Ending Orphanage Volunteering & the Institutionalisation of Children.

DATE : October 21, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

We would like to invite you to Ending Orphanage Volunteering & the Institutionalisation of Children. Transforming the Way We Care Event directed at Students. The event will take place on Wednesday, 27 October, 7-8:30PM. WHY ATTEND? Join Comhlamh and Tearfund Ireland in an online discussion around the growing global movement to end orphanage volunteering and […]

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