Registering to Lobby? Information for the Voluntary, Community, and Social Enterprise Sector in Northern Ireland

17 May 2021Déarbhla Sloan Policy Impact HubLobbying, Campaigning, Policy, Policy and Public Affairs

Lobbying and campaigning is carried out by many within the VCSE Sector, as a way of informing and influencing public policies and legislation, so as to advance their charitable aims and benefit society.

#MakeOurFutureFair Campaign

11 Dec 2020Déarbhla Sloan Policy & Public AffairsBill Of Rights, Campaigning, Lobbying, Make Our Future Fair campaign

NICVA are proud to support the #MakeOurFutureFair Campaign. Led by the Human Rights Consortium, the newly launched campaign calls for the delivery of a Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland.

NICVA joins urgent call for NI loneliness strategy

9 Dec 2020Kathy Maguire Policy & Public AffairsLobbying

Loneliness has a real cost and affects people of all ages. It is something we’re all likely to experience at some point in our lives, including when becoming a carer or parent, following bereavement or during ill health.

Policy Impact Hub case study: Save the Childcare Voucher Scheme

25 Sep 2020Déarbhla Sloan Policy Impact HubCampaigning, Lobbying, Sector Issues; Social Policy; Health; Education; Equality; Economy

This case study explains how the Save Childcare Vouchers campaign helped approximately 60,000 families across the UK access financial support with their childcare costs through the Childcare Voucher scheme prior to it being closed to new entrants.

Building on the Past – What does the future hold?

1 Feb 2016Andrea Thornbury Detail DataOpen Data, Lobbying

Our Building on the Past journalism project was born out of the removal of a previously available database from the Department of the Environment website – the antithesis of open data.