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The Civic Initiative – Community Forum, NICVA, 8th May

The Civic Initiative would like to invite you to an upcoming Northern Ireland Community Forum taking place in Belfast on Wednesday May 8th, NICVA. Lunch will be served, register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/civic-initiative-community-forum-tickets-888206659027 The forum is an opportunity for the community sector and wider society to discuss key areas including education, housing, healthcare, human rights, poverty, housing, culture, political institutions and the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement, …

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NIHE – Consultation on Draft Community Involvement and Cohesion Strategy 2024 -2029

Consultation on the Draft Community Involvement and Cohesion Strategy 2024 -2029 is now open. The consultation will run for 12 weeks up to 5th July, 2024 and NIHE wants to hear from you. The draft strategy sets out how NIHE will continue to support and work with communities to deliver services that are co-designed to create stronger, vibrant and inclusive communities. …

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Public Policy Exchange The Future of Sex Work in the UK: Protecting Women & Improving Economic Support- Webinar, 2nd May 2024

The Future of Sex Work in the UK: Protecting Women & Improving Economic Support Thursday, May 2nd 2024 Webinar Key Speakers Include: Helena Croft MBE, Founder & Chief Executive of StreetlightUK Dr Bev Orton, Lecturer in Criminology and Sociology at the University of Hull Kate Lewis, Partnerships & Development Manager at the Nelson Trust Esther, sex trade survivor and activist …

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Webinar: Healthier Ageing through Arts and Creativity – 25th April 2024

The Institute of Public Health (IPH) invites to the online launch of its latest work on Ageing, Arts and Creativity. In 2021, the Institute of Public Health published an evidence review on how arts and creativity can have positive outcomes for older people’s health and wellbeing. A key recommendation was the need for an evaluation toolkit for the arts and …

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Migrant mental health and wellbeing study – QUB

Lynn Walsh, a trainee clinical psychologist at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently completing a research study looking into the factors impacting on migrant mental health and is hoping to recruit participants to complete a short survey. It is hoped that the results of this study will provide us with more awareness of the factors that impact on migrant mental health …

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The Migrant and Employers project (MES) – QUB / Trinity College Dublin

The Migrant and Employers project (MES) is a collaboration between Trinity College Dublin and Queen’s University Belfast. The project aims to provide a detailed analysis of the experiences, intentions and strategies of EU nationals and employers in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, who have been impacted by the UK’s change in immigration policy precipitated by Brexit. The research is funded by …

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A Health Impact Assessment Case Study’ by The Institute of Public Health (IPH)

A Health Impact Assessment Case Study’ by The Institute of Public Health (IPH) New case study provides practical guidance on how to undertake a Health Impact Assessment (mailchi.mp) The Institute of Public Health (IPH) has launched a new case study providing practical guidance on how to undertake a Health Impact Assessment (HIA). Over 500 people registered for today’s launch event …

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