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A new All-Party Group (APG) on the Voluntary and Community Sector established

        Thursday 2 May 2024 marked the launch of a new All-Party Group (APG) on the Voluntary and Community Sector, established to highlight the value of the sector and to ensure the issues affecting organisations are recognised in the Assembly. The stated purpose of the APG is to ‘ensure issues affecting voluntary and community organisations are recognised …

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Shaping the future relationship with Government – Update on Proposals for a new Partnership Agreement & Fair Funding Principles

The Joint Forums Voluntary & Community Sector Panel invite VCS colleagues to an update briefing & discussion on the proposals for a new Partnership Agreement between the Voluntary & Community Sector & Government including the agreement of a set of Fair Funding Principles. These proposals detail shared values & ways of working better together to meet the needs of communities …

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Anam Cara: Support evenings for bereaved parents

See below info on upcoming support evening for bereaved parents in your area. Our next F2F meeting for Armagh is taking place on Wednesday 29th May in the Armagh City Hotel. We also offer an online meeting. This meeting take place on the 3rd Monday of the month at 7pm. Our next meeting is the 17th June. If you do know of …

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Equality Coalition event invite: ‘Article 2 of the Windsor Framework – Where are we now?’

Equality Coalition event invite: ‘Article 2 of the Windsor Framework – Where are we now?’ Senate Room, Lanyon Building, Queen’s University Belfast 10am – 1pm, Monday 3 June 2024 Attendees can claim 3 hours Group Study CPD In recent months, the High Court of Northern Ireland has disapplied core elements of both the Northern Ireland Legacy Act and the Illegal Migration …

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‘Addressing Health Inequalities: Mental Health’ Seminar with 4 keynote speakers

You are warmly invited to our ‘Addressing Health Inequalities: Mental Health’ Seminar on 23rd May, 2024 which features 4 keynote speakers, who will share on their various roles & ongoing vital work within the Mental Health Field. See poster for details. Register by e-mail: Natasha.taylor@interethnicforum.org.uk

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MSCNI 3rd Super League kicks off this Weekend!

MSCNI 3rd Super League kicks off this Weekend! Get ready for some football fun! The MSCNI 3rd Super League kicks off this Sunday, May 19th, 2024. This exciting 10-week league will feature 45 matches total, bringing together teams from diverse backgrounds and even welcoming refugees to participate. It’s a fantastic opportunity to not only compete but also socialize and build …

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Health Alliance NI – Latest News and Events – Issue 9 May 2024

Health Alliance NI Newsletter Please find below the current list of health, wellbeing and funding updates available on the Health Alliance website: Mindful Carers six week programme The Mindfulness Carers Project has been crafted with input from caregivers. Its purpose is to deliver a six-week programme focused on enhancing emotional wellbeing and resilience. Brought to you by the SPDO’s in …

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EU Citizens’ Manifesto for Change launched on 7 May 2024

The Campaign is on and the Manifesto launched and can now be downloaded and endorsed by individuals and organizations supporting changes in the following 4 areas: Exercising rights under the EU Settlement Scheme and the Withdrawal Agreement A Fair, Compassionate and Efficient Immigration System for All Anti-racist Systems: Equity among EU citizens, standing against racialisation and discrimination Promoting EU citizens’ …

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EMSONI – 2024 NI Confederation Cup Launch, Sunday 12 May + UPDATE: CUP GROUPS

UPDATE: CUP GROUPS:   Ethnic Minority Sports Organisation Northern Ireland is launching 2024 NI Confederation Cup – the biggest 11 aside intercommunity football tournament in Northern Ireland. The tournament will take place 9 June – 3 August 2024.

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NWMF’s CEO to become First Citizen of Derry and Strabane

  Our latest newsletter is out now and available to read HERE. Covering January to April, it is jam packed with information: How our CEO will be the next Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council The glitz and style of our Advancing Race Equality Awards Fun and giggles at our Mother and Baby Group Our Schools Anti-Racism Art …

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