Events and Training for Women

Women and Political Settlements: International, Regional and Local Approaches to Peacemaking
27th June 2016, UU Belfast

The TJI is delighted to announce its 9th annual Summer School on Transitional Justice on the theme of: Women and Political Settlements: International, Regional and Local Approaches to Peacemaking. For more information and scholarships click here.

Welfare Reform Drop In Clinic
27th June 2016, Girdwood Community Hub

With benefits changing for people of working age, housing associations in conjunction with Advice NI and Housing Rights are holding a drop-in clinic to provide information and help on where to get advice. This event is open to everyone, no appointments are needed and it is free of charge. For more information 
click here.

Lobbying, Campaigning & Influencing in the new Opposition era
29th June 2016, NICVA

With the UUP and SDLP not taking their seats in favour of becoming an opposition we are now faced with a very different political landscape to what we had before the election, or indeed at any time since devolution in 1998. For more information 
click here.

Musical Belles & Inspirational Women's Event
30th June 2016, FWIN

Join FWIN as they celebrate the launch of our musically themed quilt at our Musical Belles & Inspirational Women's Event on Thursday June 30th in the Holywell Building, Bishop Street at 7pm. To register for the Musical Belles Evening email: 
info@fwin.org.uk or tel: 028 71 266 291.

Department for Communities Stakeholder Engagement Event
30th June 2016, Craigavon

Department for Communities (DfC) Stakeholder Engagement Event on Thursday 30th June at Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre. Registration will be from 9.30am and the event will be between 10am – 12 noon.If you wish to attend please
register to reserve a place by Monday 27th June.

Female Specific Start-up Training
June-July 2016, Belfast

Training in all things start-up in conjunction with Women In Business. Sessions include: Introduction to Self-Employment, Marketing, Finance, Connections, and Social Media and Technology. For more information 
click here. 

Draft Programme for Government Framework Consultation Event
28th June 2016 , WRDA Offices

On 27th May, the Executive Office published the draft Programme for Government Framework for public consultation. The consultation closes on 22nd July. WRDA would like to invite you along to hear what it's all about. Guest speaker from the Executive Office will be in attendance. To register email:
reception@wrda.net. For more info click here: PfG Consultation Event

Coercive Control and Domestic Violence
1st July 2016, Belfast

You are cordially invited to a seminar on Coercive Control and Domestic Violence with Emeritus Professor of Public Affairs, Rutgers University, Professor Evan Stark Ph.D. MSW. The seminar will include a Q&A session and lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Claire Monaghan at 
admin@womensaidni.org to let us know if you will be attending so that we can estimate numbers for the day as accurately as possible.

DAERA Departmental Monitoring Group
6th July 2016, Cookstown

The first DAERA Departmental Monitoring Group will focus on the Programme for Government and whether the outcomes, indicators and measures are rural focused. For more information click here.

UPR engagement with NIHRC
27th July 2016, Belfast

The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission will join the Consortium to consult with members about what should be included in the Commission's submission to the Universal Periodic Review. The event will take place in the Human Rights Consortium office, on the second floor of Community House (The Consortium’s new address). To RSVP please email
helen@humanrightsconsortium.org or phone 02890 313780.

Charity Commission for Northern Ireland annual public meeting
19th September 2016, Lisburn

The meeting will provide an opportunity to find out more about the role and work of the Commission, ask questions and share your views on charity regulation, as well as meet Northern Ireland’s Charity Commissioners. There will also be a guest lecture by renowned legal expert, Oonagh Breen. For more information click here.

Outcomes and Impact: A Global OBA Summit
10th October 2016, Waterfront Hall

NCB are delighted to inform you that they are hosting the Global Outcomes Based Accountability Summit in the Waterfront Hall, Belfast in October 2016. The two day event will provide unprecedented access to international speakers and experts in the fields of social change, multi-party collaboration, leadership, negotiation, performance management and the outcomes based accountability framework for disciplined decision making. For more information 
click here.

22nd Annual Regional Sexual Health Conference 2016
23rd November 2016, Ramada Plaza

Celebrating 22 years of Conference, this year’s event will bring together a wide range of experts who will present up-to-date research and activities from throughout the UK and Ireland through keynote presentations and interactive workshops. Further info to follow.

“Understanding the Law” Course
Training available on request & onsite.

This Empowerment Training & Consultancy course is delivered in 2-3 hour practical workshops over a 4 week period, on site by Eileen Fegan, a former legal academic with ten years' experience of delivering training in the women's and voluntary sector in NI. Its aim is to help demystify the law, by explaining legal jargon and showing each individual how to carry out their own research. The course can be tailored to the needs and interests of your organisation. Visit the website for further info, or contact Eileen at this email or on 077 1710 4086



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