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

Voluntary community and social enterprise sector funding model consultation

5 Jul 2016Shauna O'Neill Policy & Public AffairsPolicy, Funding

Justice Minister Claire Sugden has published proposals to modernise the system used to award funding to third sector organisations delivering justice outcomes.

NICVA Update on EU Referendum.

1 Jul 2016Brexit & Beyond, Policy & Public AffairsPolicy, EU Referendum and Brexit

An update on Brexit for the Northern Ireland voluntary and community sector.

NICVA Chief Executive urges members to vote to REMAIN in the EU

16 Jun 2016Brexit & Beyond, Policy & Public Affairs, MembershipPolicy, EU Referendum and Brexit, Members

The Chief Executive of the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action (NICVA) has written to its members urging them to vote Remain in the upcoming EU referendum.