The first NICVA Employment and Learning DMG, chaired by Lorraine Boyd (Bryson Charitable Group NEETs Forum), welcomed DEL Permanent Secretary Derek Baker.
On Monday 18th May, UUP MLAs Robin Swann, Roy Beggs and Sandra Overend tabled a motion calling for the Assembly to recognise the important work of the voluntary and community sector and the impact of the cuts.
26th March was #BlackThursday for the voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland. With savage cuts to the arts sector, DOE announcing swingeing disproportionate cuts to environment organisations and DEL announcing its ESF decisions.
Consultation launched on 'Proposals for a New Regulatory Framework for Social Housing Providers in Northern Ireland'
As part of its Social Housing Reform Programme the Department for Social Development has launched a consultation on Proposals for a New Regulatory Framework for Social Housing Providers in Northern Ireland.
As part of its Social Housing Reform Programme the Department for Social Development has launched a consultation on a new Tenant Participation Strategy for Northern Ireland 2015-2020.
NICVA recently responded to the Department for Social Development Committee's Call for Evidence on the Regeneration Bill.
NICVA and the Chief Executive's Forums conference on innovation in public service delivery saw speakers from the public, private and voluntary and community sectors address delegates on innovative processes and practices.