Upcoming Policy Forum dates

22 Nov 2010     Last updated: 8 Oct 2014

Are you or your organisation interested in trying to influence decision-makers?

Chaired by policy experts the Fora aim to meet three or four times a year in NICVA and venues across the country. Membership is free to and open to any voluntary and community sector organisation or individual with an interest in these topics. Each of the Forum meetings will have a theme and/or a speaker. Upcoming meetings are shown below.

If you would like to attend, please email [email protected].

 

Policy Forum

Date and time

Venue

Themes for discussion

Men

24 November 10.30am-12.30pm

NICVA

Priorities for the sector and informing NICVA Manifesto

Volunteering

30 November 2.00pm-4.00pm

NICVA

Outcome from the Comprehensive Spending Review from a volunteering perspective Informing the NICVA Manifesto Update on NICVA’s Smart Solutions in Tough Times Campaign

Women

6 December 10.30am-12.30pm

NICVA

Update on Welfare Reform with particular focus on Women Update on Child Poverty Strategy Priorities for the sector and informing NICVA Manifesto Update on NICVA’s Smart Solutions in Tough Times Campaign

Poverty

7 December 10.00am-12noon

NICVA

Priorities for the sector and informing NICVA Manifesto

Lobbying and Advocacy

13 December 5.30pm-7.00pm

Parliament Buildings, Stormont

Informal networking opportunity with co-opted MLAs

Community Relations

13 January 2.00pm-4.30pm

NICVA

Priorities for the sector, informing NICVA Manifesto and revisiting the group terms of reference

Sustainability/ Environment

21 January 2011 10.00am-12.30pm

NICVA

Priorities for the sector and informing NICVA Manifesto Economy, Green New Deal

More information

See the Policy Fora Pages for more information or contact the Vital Links Team at NICVA on 028 9087 7777.

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