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Will you help keep KitKat Fairtrade?

Will you help keep KitKat fair trade?

In the last few weeks, we’ve talked about buying fair trade items, palm oil’s effects on the environment, and shopping responsibly,    on our Facebook. When shopping you may have seen other symbols and logos on popular items before like the ones shown below. 🍫 These symbols are examples of in-house certifications and programs organized by […]

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GAP’s work since COVID-19

GAP’s work since COVID-19 has been submitted to The Centre for Global Education journal Policy and Practice. They have created a special collection of 12 short articles exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Development Education practice. Check out our reflective piece featured in the journal below! COVID-19: Developments in Development Education It has […]

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Climate Action in North Dublin!

In the last two years there has been an uprising of youth engagement on climate change and the challenges that this is presenting in their lives and how it will affect their futures. With the General Election approaching, the theme of Climate Action was one of the key themes on the minds of youth. While […]

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Climate Action Now!

“Our house is on fire” – Greta Thunburg explains the urgency we need to tackle the climate crisis.    We have all heard and seen the devastating impact climate change is having on people, animals and the environment across the planet. The frequency and extremity of these weather events are a cause of concern and […]

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17th October 2019 – Project Poverty

This year we celebrated the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) on 20 November 1989 as part of our awareness raising initiative for the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. On the 17th of October we held a art exhibition to celebrate the […]

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Updated workshops 2019/20!

The team at GAP Ireland have been hard at work updating our education programmes for 2019- 2020. As a result, we will ensure you receive the most current and up to date information on all areas of sustainable living. Our goal is to inspire you to take practical steps so we can work towards creating […]

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Do you know the Sustainable Development Goals?

On Tuesday the 30th of July 2019 we attended the National Stakeholder Forum in Dublin Castle. This forum invited members of the public to discuss with and listen to Government and stakeholders the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and how we can all work together to achieve them. This forum specifically looked at Goal 8: […]

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Plastic Free July

This month is #PlasticFreeJuly   Plastic Free July is a global movement that chooses to refuse single-use plastics and stop the harmful pollution and health impacts of plastic. New studies reveal the extent of microplastics – fragments of plastic that persist in the environment for centuries – that are entering our waterways and subsequently, the human […]

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Sustainable Fashion

“Sustainable Development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” –The Brundtland Commission, 1987   When we think of fashion, we think of culture, fun, visual representation of the self, diversity, movements, traditions. Maybe we don’t even think too much about it. […]

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DIY Oat Milk

Nowadays, lots of us are choosing to sip on non-dairy milks instead of cow’s milk in an effort to minimize our carbon footprint. Did you know that oat milk is one of the most sustainable and environmentally friendly milks out there? Oats are naturally high in fiber, Vitamin E & antioxidants, whilst being completely free […]

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