Policy Manifesto

The NICVA policy manifesto that  sets out a comprehensive challenge to all of the political parties and covers the most pressing social, economic and environmental issues that we as a society face. For more information on our policy work, visit our dedicated Policy page.

Manifesto Engagement Events

15 Oct 2015Jenna Maghie Policy & Public AffairsPolicy, Policy Manifesto

As the 2016 Assembly Elections approach many organisations in our sector will already in engaged in the process of writing their manifestos and talking with political parties to influence the content of their manifestos 

Preparing for the 2016 Programme for Government

18 Sep 2015Jenny McEneaney Policy & Public AffairsPolicy Manifesto, Policy Hack

NICVA held a conference for the sector on Preparing for the 2016 Programme for Government which saw speakers address delegates on new ways of governance and the context for the next Programme for Government.

Lobbying Act - 10 Things to Know

4 Sep 2014Jenna Maghie Policy & Public AffairsLobbying Bill, Policy Manifesto

With the Lobbying Bill receiving Royal Assent on 30 January 2014, find out the key things you need to know about this new legislation and the impact it may have on your organisation.

Policy Manifesto 2011

7 Jul 2011Lisa McElherron Policy & Public AffairsPolicy Manifesto

NICVA, the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action, is the umbrella body and development agency for the 4,500 strong voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland.

NICVA Policy Manifesto 2011

7 Apr 2011Policy & Public AffairsPolicy Manifesto

NICVA’s policy priorities for the 2011 elections set out our vision for the kind of Northern Ireland we would like to see.

NICVA launches manifesto challenge to parties

7 Apr 2011Policy & Public AffairsPolicy Manifesto

An election hustings event held at NICVA this morning offered an opportunity for representatives from the voluntary and community sector to question MLA candidates on their priorities for the future.