Policy and Public Affairs Quarterly Update (January – March 2022)

25 Mar 2022Kathy Maguire Policy & Public AffairsPolicy, Policy and Public Affairs, Public Affairs, Policy and Public Affairs Update

Catch up on what NICVA's Policy and Public Affairs team have been up to in the last quarter to highlight and support the work and key interests of the sector:

Value of the Sector - Resource launch

23 Mar 2022Déarbhla Sloan Value of the SectorPolicy, impact, Health, Lobbying, Campaigning, The Arts

On 22 March NICVA launched the new 'Value of the Sector' resource. The information contained within the resource is a collection of research results and case studies collected from Voluntary & Community Sector organisations.

Policy and Public Affairs Update - December 2021

15 Dec 2021Déarbhla Sloan Policy & Public AffairsPolicy and Public Affairs, Policy, Public Affairs, Policy and Public Affairs Update

With another year of lockdowns & uncertainty facing so many within the community, the VCSE sector continued to demonstrate strength & resilience as online events, webinars and campaigns continued to thrive throughout the course of 2021.

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.

Updated Guidance on the Frontier Worker Permit Scheme

30 Mar 2021Déarbhla Sloan Brexit & BeyondPolicy and Public Affairs, Policy, Frontier Worker Scheme

The UK Government has updated its guidance on the Frontier Worker Scheme and provided clarification to rules around eligibility.

Brexit Updates and #NoToNoDeal

6 Sep 2019Siobhan McAlister Policy & Public Affairs, Brexit & BeyondBrexit, Policy

These really are extraordinary times in UK politics as Brexit continues to bolster confusion, chaos and the possibility of another General Election.

Policy and Campaigning Groups NI

4 Jul 2019Siobhan McAlister Policy & Public Affairs, Policy Impact HubPolicy

Find out which groups are campaigning on issues in the voluntary and community sector in NI and details on how to link up with them.

NICVA #ConversationZone this Saturday at #SFAF17

13 Nov 2017Siobhan McAlister Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

NICVA's Conversation Zone returns this Saturday 18th November at Sinn Féin's Ard Fheis in the RDS in Dublin.

Party Conference Season, 2017-18

18 Aug 2017Philip Mynes Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

As 2017 speeds into autumn, this year’s round of party conferences will begin to take place.

2017 General Election

5 Jun 2017Jenny McEneaney Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

People go to the polls this Thursday to vote in the General Election. Much of the focus has been on the two main national parties however each of the regional parties's manifestos are available below: