Belfast has joined 20 cities across the globe by joining the Open Data Institute’s global network. NICVA will be developing a new learning and network node at their north Belfast headquarters, offering training right across Northern Ireland.
Earlier this month the Office of First Minister deputy First Minister released information that it was ordered to by the Information Commissioner revealing the salaries paid to the special advisors working for the First Minister.
NICVA is asking all trustees, committee members and directors of voluntary and community organisations to contribute to a new piece of research which is specifically examining governance in the Sector.
On the 18th May the NI Assembly will debate the recent cuts to the voluntary and community sector. We are encouraging all voluntary and community organisations to contact MLAs and ask them to support this important motion.
Over forty people attended NICVA’s Certificate Presentation on Friday, 24 April 2015, celebrating the work of more than a hundred participants who completed accredited qualifications over the last year.
Just imagine the uproar if the education department withdrew a school’s funding two months before the end of term leaving A Level and GSCE students without teachers, and the rest of the pupils scrambling for places elsewhere.
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