Policy

Why is NICVA supporting In?

25 May 2016Jenna Maghie Brexit & Beyond, Policy & Public AffairsPolicy, EU Referendum and Brexit

On the 27th April 2016, the NICVA Executive agreed that NICVA should support the remain campaign in the upcoming EU Referendum.

NICVA support remain position in EU Referendum

25 May 2016Jenna Maghie Brexit & Beyond, Policy & Public AffairsPolicy, EU Referendum and Brexit

The Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action (NICVA) has added its voice to the calls for the UK to remain in the European Union. 

Who is in charge of the new departments?

11 May 2016Jenny McEneaney Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

The new 9 departments came into effect on Monday 9th May following a departmental restructure envisaged in the Stormont House Agreement. 

Costing Policies: A Toolkit for the Voluntary and Community Sector

10 May 2016Michael McGilligan Centre for Economic Empowerment, Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

A toolkit to help the voluntary and community sector make and present estimates of the financial costs to government of implementing their policy asks.

Who are the new MLAs?

9 May 2016Jenna Maghie Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

Now the election finished and all the votes counted attentions now switch to who the new MLAs are and how we can get in touch with them.

New Assembly Committees - Contact Details

9 May 2016Jenna Maghie Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

Following the Departmental Restructure the Assembly's scrutiny committees have also been reshaped.

Department for Communities Community Cohesion briefing

25 Apr 2016Jenny McEneaney Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

The Joint Forum Voluntary and Community Sector panel hosted Ian Maye, the new Community Cohesion Deputy Secretary within the Department for Communities to inform the sector on his vision for the sector's role. 

The Budget Process and the 2016 Programme for Government

25 Apr 2016Jenny McEneaney Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

On Monday 18th April, NICVA held an information session on the Budget Process and the 2016 Programme for Government. 

EU Referendum and the VCSE sector

18 Apr 2016Jenny McEneaney Brexit & Beyond, Policy & Public AffairsPolicy, EU Referendum and Brexit

NICVA held a conference on the EU Referendum to inform the VCSE sector on the primary arguments for and against leaving the EU.