We have been awarded membership and Signatory status of Comhlamh
Comhlámh’s Code of Good Practice is a set of standards for Irish Volunteer Sending Agencies facilitating international placements. The Code is based on a vision of volunteers working in solidarity for a just, equitable and sustainable world. It promotes responsible and responsive volunteering to ensure a positive impact for the overseas project and community, the volunteer and the sending agency. The Code promotes development education, which enables people to more deeply understand the world around them and to address the root causes of inequality and poverty. Every Volunteer Sending Agency, which is party to the Code of Good Practice, commits to the implementation of the Code’s five values that underpin the work of international volunteer programmes. These are solidarity, respect, social justice, ecological sustainability and integrity.
Comhlámh is a member organisation that works to mobilise for an equitable and sustainable world. As the Irish association of development workers and volunteers, Comhlámh promotes responsible
international volunteering and development work. They support people in their journey of working for social justice and work with returned volunteers, partner organisations and member group to foster just, inclusive societies, through progressive grassroots activism in Ireland and internationally
We are also a Signatory to Dochas
Global Schoolroom is a signatory to the Dochas Code of Conduct on Images and Messages. Dóchas is the Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations. It is a meeting place and a leading voice for organisations that want Ireland to be a world leader in efforts to bring about global justice.
IDEA (Irish Development Education Association)
Global Schoolroom is a Member of IDEA which is the network for development education in Ireland representing members in the practice, promotion and advancement of development education. Garett Campbell is currently a member of the National Council of IDEA.
Coalition 2030: Working Together to deliver the Sustainable Development Goal
Global Schoolroom is a member of the Coalition 2030 Alliance working together with other organisations to ensure Ireland keeps its promise to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's) both in Ireland and abroad.