NICVA respond to OFMDFM Committee re Childrens Services Cooperation Bill

18 Mar 2015Jenna Maghie Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

NICVA recently responded to the call for evidence on the Childrens Services Cooperation Bill from the OFMDFM Committee in Stormont.

Consultation on Draft Equality Guidance for Charities in Northern Ireland

18 Feb 2015Denise Copeland Charity Regulation, Governance and Charity AdviceGovernance, Policy, Charity Regulation

The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland is currently consulting on its draft equality guidance for charities.

DARD Consultation on proposals for Rural Proofing Bill

4 Feb 2015Jenny McEneaney Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

DARD is seeking views on proposals to counter inequitable treatment in the development and delivery of policy and public services between rural and urban dwellers. 

Policy Fora get a make over

29 Jan 2015Lisa McElherron Departmental Monitoring Groups (DMGs), Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

Our 12 policy fora are being revamped to become new Departmental Monitoring Groups (DMGs).

Consultation on A Tenant Participation Strategy for Northern Ireland 2015 - 2020

28 Jan 2015Jenna Maghie Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

As part of it's Social Housing Reform Programme (SHRP) the Department for Social Development has launched a consultation on a Tenant Participation Strategy for Northern Ireland for 2015-2020.

Shared Education Policy and Legislation Consultation

27 Jan 2015Jenny McEneaney Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

“Sharing Works: A Policy for Shared Education” – proposals on the Department of Education’s Shared Education Policy and accompanying Shared Education Bill.

Joint Forum Meeting - 21 October 2014

21 Nov 2014Jenny McEneaney Joint Government and Voluntary Sector Forum (Joint Forum)Joint Forum, Policy

Minutes and the Communique from the Joint Forum meeting on 21 October 2014.

Education Committee Inquiry Into Shared and Integrated Education

11 Sep 2014Jenna Maghie Policy & Public AffairsPolicy

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Education has launched an Inquiry into Shared and Integrated Education.

Mental Health Policy Forum Meeting - Maternal Mental Health

10 Sep 2014Jenna Maghie Departmental Monitoring Groups (DMGs)Policy

The Mental Health Policy Forum met on 9th September to discuss maternal mental health and the 'Everyone's Business' campaign.

Tenant Empowerment Event

5 Sep 2014Jenna Maghie Policy

In conjunction with Housing Rights Service NICVA recently hosted the first in a series of events looking at the Social Housing Reform Programme being undertaken by the Department for Social Development.