Policy

Theresa May Brexit Speech – What did we learn?

18 Jan 2017Jenna Maghie Brexit & BeyondEU Referendum and Brexit, Policy

The Prime Minister Theresa May has made her long awaited statement on her position on Brexit. So what did we learn?

NICVA respond to the draft Programme for Government

22 Dec 2016Jenna Maghie Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

Today NICVA submitted our response to the consultation on the draft Programme for Government. 

Community Planning Update

28 Nov 2016Jenny McEneaney Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

This is a report on each of the eleven council's approach to community planning and an update on the development of their community plan.   

Carers Rights Day - 25th November

25 Nov 2016Jenny McEneaney Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

There are over 220,000 carers across Northern Ireland and we estimate there are thousands more out there providing care to ill, disabled or elderly loved ones who do not yet recognise themselves as being carers

Health and Wellbeing 2026 - Too Long; Didn’t Read

26 Oct 2016Jenna Maghie Transforming Our HealthPolicy

On 25th of October, informed by the Bengoa Report, the Health Minister announced the publication of the document Health and Wellbeing 2026; Delivering Together.

NICVA Conversation Zone - UUP Conference 2016

20 Oct 2016Jenna Maghie Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

Following the success of previous years NICVA will once again be hosting our Conversation Zone at this Saturday's (22nd October) UUP Party Conference.

Communities Minister sets out priorities for sector

28 Sep 2016Lisa McElherron Research, Policy & Public AffairsState of the Sector, Research, Policy, Volunteering

NICVA members from across Northern Ireland got together on 28th September for the official launch of the new State of the Sector research and a special Ministerial address from Minister for Communities Paul Givan MLA.

Do you have a Big Idea?

25 Jul 2016Shauna O'Neill Policy & Public Affairs, Centre for Economic EmpowermentPolicy, Economy

NICVA's 'Big Ideas: Festival of Economics' will bring together key note speakers, panels, workshops and conversations to spark debate about the big ideas that could transform our economy. And we want you to be part of it.

PfG 2016 - Additional Information

20 Jul 2016Jenna Maghie Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

The Executive Office, as part of their ongoing consultation on the draft Programme for Government Framework, have made some additional information and resources available.

DAERA Departmental Monitoring Group (DMG)

8 Jul 2016Jenny McEneaney Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

On Wednesday 6th July, NICVA and Rural Community Network hosted the DAERA DMG which focused on the Draft Programme for Government Framework. Participants received a presentation from Joe Reynolds, Head of the Programme for Government, TEO