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Women’s Support Network Call on local Government to look at the reasons behind Paramilitary lending

The Northern Ireland Executive Programme to Tackle Paramilitary Activity, Criminality and Organised Crime launched its latest ‘Ending the Harm’ public awareness campaign, focusing on how paramilitary gangs use illegal money lending as…

Virtual Policy Forum: At the Nexus of Participation and Protection: Risks and Barriers to Women’s Participation in Northern Ireland

The International Peace Institute (IPI) and Women’s Resource and Development Agency (WRDA) are pleased to invite you to a virtual policy forum entitled “At the Nexus of Participation and Protection: Risks and Barriers to Women’s Participation…

Post Graduate Opportunities in Agri Food and Rural Enterprise

Have a look at these great post graduate opportunities in Agri Food and Rural Enterprise which are delivered part time at the CAFRE Loughton Campus. Really flexible learning development.  Information Evening on Tuesday 29th June 2021 at 7pm.  Find…

Feminist Recovery Plan Relaunch

Register Here We are excited to announce that the Women’s Policy Group are relaunching our COVID-19 Feminist Recovery Plan on Wednesday 28th July 2021 from 10am-12pm. One year on from the WPG NI COVID-19 Feminist Recovery Plan 2020 was…

Climate Change Bill – Call for Evidence

The NI Assembly’s Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (AERA) has issued a call for evidence on the Climate Change Bill. The Committee is seeking views from stakeholders on the objectives, proposals and potential consequences…

Changes Ahead at Women’s Centre Derry

We are finally coming out of lockdown (hopefully the last) and summer is on the horizon, stores, restaurants, bar and Women’s Centre’s are opening and life as we know it is starting to have a semblance of normality about it.  Women and…

What is Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

I am currently Chair of a small but very impactful rural women's group in a little village in county Derry called Swatragh and I would like to raise awareness of a very distressing and under diagnosed medical condition called  Idiopathic Pulmonary…

Funding Opportunities Closing in June

JUNE 2021 Scheme Funder Note Date Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA): Environment Fund Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) Closing Date (Noon) 1 Jun 2021 Scott…

Meeting with Delegation of the European Union to the United Kingdom

Louise Coyle from NIRWN together with Rachel Powell from WRDA and Jonna Monaghan from NIWEP met with Isabella Torta, First Secretary, Foreign Affairs with the Delegation of the European Union to the United Kingdom.  The purpose of the meeting…

Civic Society engagement in maintaining the conditions for North- South cooperation

The Centre for Cross Border Studies has produced a Briefing Paper to consider the extent to which the mechanisms established by the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland as part of the Withdrawal Agreement that formalised the United Kingdom’s…