Policy

Who are the new MLAs?

9 May 2016Jenna Maghie Election 2016, PolicyPolicy

Now the election finished and all the votes counted attentions now switch to who the new MLAs are and how we can get in touch with them.

New Assembly Committees - Contact Details

9 May 2016Jenna Maghie PolicyPolicy

Following the Departmental Restructure the Assembly's scrutiny committees have also been reshaped.

Department for Communities Community Cohesion briefing

25 Apr 2016Jenny McEneaney PolicyPolicy

The Joint Forum Voluntary and Community Sector panel hosted Ian Maye, the new Community Cohesion Deputy Secretary within the Department for Communities to inform the sector on his vision for the sector's role. 

The Budget Process and the 2016 Programme for Government

25 Apr 2016Jenny McEneaney PolicyPolicy

On Monday 18th April, NICVA held an information session on the Budget Process and the 2016 Programme for Government. 

EU Referendum and the VCSE sector

18 Apr 2016Jenny McEneaney Brexit, PolicyPolicy, EU Referendum and Brexit

NICVA held a conference on the EU Referendum to inform the VCSE sector on the primary arguments for and against leaving the EU. 

NICVA Conversation Zone - Sinn Fein Ard Fheis

18 Apr 2016Jenny McEneaney PolicyPolicy

Real engagement on the issues that matter

2016 NI Assembly Election Candidates

13 Apr 2016Jenna Maghie Election 2016, PolicyPolicy

Elections to the Northern Ireland Assembly take place on Thursday 5th May.  The deadline for registering to stand as a candidate has now passed. In 2016 there are 276 candidates seeking election to 108 Assembly seats. 

Newry, Mourne and Down Community Planning Fora

14 Mar 2016Jenny McEneaney Local Government Reformlocal government reform, Policy

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council recently enlisted NICVA's Social Enterprise Sector Matters with help in administering their community planning fora application process. The DEA fora presents an exciting opportunity for the sector.

Accounting and reporting guidance for charities - NICVA response

11 Mar 2016Denise Copeland Charity RegulationGovernance, Policy

NICVA welcomes the Charity Commission’s guidance on the new accounting and reporting regulations. 

NICVA Conversation Zone - Alliance Party Conference 2016

3 Mar 2016Jenna Maghie PolicyPolicy

Conversation Zone is a chance for voluntary and community organisations to meet with key elected members of the Alliance Party and raise the issues that are important to them and the people they work with.