Joint Forum

The Joint Forum Voluntary and Community Group (VCG) is made up of 15 representatives from around the sector. The VCG meets with the government departments three times per year as the Joint Forum. The VCG also meets independently before each Joint Forum meeting. We’ll provide updates on the work of the group here.

Joint Forum Meeting March 2018

24 Apr 2018Siobhan McAlister Joint ForumJoint Forum

The first Joint Forum meeting of the year took place on 26th March 2018 in NICVA. The meeting was attended by representatives from voluntary and community organisations, local and central government departments.

Joint Forum October Meeting

6 Nov 2017Siobhan McAlister Joint ForumJoint Forum

A meeting of the Joint Forum took place on 27th October 2017 in NICVA. The meeting was attended by representatives from voluntary and community organisations, local government and central government departments.

Joint Forum Voluntary and Community Sector Panel Meeting

23 Oct 2017Siobhan McAlister Joint ForumJoint Forum

The Voluntary and Community Sector panel got together last Tuesday 17 October ahead of the Joint Forum meeting between the public sector and voluntary and community taking place on Friday 27 October 2017.

Joint Forum Strategy Day

16 Jun 2017Jenny McEneaney Joint ForumJoint Forum

The new Voluntary and Community Sector Joint Forum panel has now been appointed and the had their inaugural meeting on 19 May in Girdwood Community Hub. 

Joint Forum - Voluntary and Community Sector Group Members

13 Jun 2017Jenny McEneaney Joint ForumJoint Forum

A new VCG was selected in April 2017 by a sub group of the NICVA Executive Committee and the new membership spans the sector.

What is the Joint Forum?

20 Mar 2017Jenny McEneaney Joint ForumJoint Forum

The Joint Forum is comprised of public sector and voluntary and community sector individuals. 

Joint Forum seeks new sector reps

20 Feb 2017Jenny McEneaney Joint ForumJoint Forum

The Joint Forum is comprised of representatives from across government and the voluntary and community sector. It facilitates an open discussion about the relationship between the two sectors. 

Joint Forum meeting - 6th May

25 May 2016Jenny McEneaney Policy, Joint ForumJoint Forum

The Joint Forum is made up of representatives from central and local Government (Public Sector Group) and the Voluntary and Community Sector (Voluntary and Community Group). 

Review of regional support to voluntary and community organisations

1 Sep 2015Jenny McEneaney RISP, Public Sector Reform, Policy, Joint ForumJoint Forum, RISP, Policy, Public Sector Reform

VCU is initiating a review of its arrangements for supporting the Voluntary and Community Sector through the Regional Infrastructure Support Programme (RISP) to ensure arrangements are fit for purpose for the next 5-7 years. 

Joint Forum meeting on the cuts to our sector - 15 May

21 May 2015Jenny McEneaney Joint ForumJoint Forum

The Joint Forum met for the second time this year on Friday 15th May.