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 - 4 February 2014

4 Mar 2014Jenny McEneaney Joint Government and Voluntary Sector Forum (Joint Forum)Joint Forum, Policy

Minutes and the Communique from the Joint Forum meeting on 4 February 2014. 

Joint Forum Meeting - 25 October 2013

25 Nov 2013Jenny McEneaney Joint Government and Voluntary Sector Forum (Joint Forum)Joint Forum, Policy

Minutes and Communique from the Joint Forum meeting on 25 October 2013. 

2013 Annual Report on the Concordat

4 Jul 2013Joint Government and Voluntary Sector Forum (Joint Forum)Joint Forum

The Minister for Social Development recently launched the second annual report on the Concordat between the Voluntary and Community Sector and the Northern Ireland Government.

Joint Forum meeting update

5 Jun 2013Joint Government and Voluntary Sector Forum (Joint Forum)Joint Forum

A meeting of the Joint Government/Voluntary and Community Sector Forum was held in NICVA on 3 May 2013. The meeting was attended by representatives from voluntary and community organisations, government departments and councils.

Joint Forum Meeting - 3 May 2013

3 Jun 2013Jenny McEneaney Joint Government and Voluntary Sector Forum (Joint Forum)Policy, Joint Forum

Minutes and the Communique from the Joint Forum meeting on 3 May 2013.     

Members of the Joint Goverment / Voluntary and Community Sector Forum

24 Apr 2013Jenny McEneaney Joint Government and Voluntary Sector Forum (Joint Forum)Joint Forum

A new VCG was selected in August 2012 by a sub group of the NICVA Executive Committee and the new membership spans the sector.

Joint Government/Voluntary and Community Sector Forum

23 Apr 2013Joint Government and Voluntary Sector Forum (Joint Forum)Joint Forum

The Joint Government/Voluntary and Community Sector Forum, commonly known as the Joint Forum, was established in October 1998.

Social Development Minister addresses governmental voluntary and community sector forum

25 Oct 2012Joint Government and Voluntary Sector Forum (Joint Forum)Joint Forum

Social Development Minister, Nelson McCausland, has addressed the Joint Government Voluntary and Community Sector Forum at NICVA this morning.