Events and Training for Women
Start By Doing Enterprise Initiative Workshop17th May 2016, Princes Trust Belfast
Activate is a business-based workshop designed to help you develop a mini business plan. The workshop is aimed at individuals who have a specific and definitive business idea. To regsiter contact Emma Garrett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Challenges and Choices- A Woman's Guide to the 21st Century 7th May - 11th June 2016, Belfast
Building the Belfast Agenda10th May 2016, Belfast City HallWorkshop in City Hall on Tuesday 10 May to discuss how the community and voluntary sector can participate in the process of community planning and the development of the Belfast Agenda. To confirm your attendance, please register HERE before Thursday 28 April. Please note places are limited to a maximum of two per organisation.
Charity Trustee Conference – Promoting good financial governance 11th May 2016, NICVA NICVA, in partnership with Moore Stephens, is holding a conference dedicated to charity trustees to help raise awareness of the new accounting and reporting regulations and promote understanding of good financial governance. Click here for more information.Centre for Global Education Seminar 11th May 2016, Queens University Belfast “What are the Main Challenges and Enablers to Women’s Empowerment?” Speaker: Carol Wrenn, Gender Equality Programme Advisor, Trocaire. Room 01/005, 1st Floor, 26 University Square, School of Politics, Queen’s University, Belfast at 6pm. Everyone welcome! EU Funding in 2016 for Human Rights Organisations 12th May 2016, Belfast This information session will provide an overview of EU funding opportunities available to human rights organisations (migration, access to justice, disability, rights of the child, anti-racism etc.)During this session we will present the relevant EU funds and their priorities and provide information on the current and planned calls for proposals. We will also review the main requirements to submit applications under these funds, as well as provide a series of examples of successful applications. Click here for more information.
Human Rights Consortium AGM18th May 2016, Community House City Link Business ParkHuman Rights Consortium will be hosting their AGM on Wednesday the 18th of May from 12pm. Their AGM will be held in the Consortium Office Board Room, 2nd Floor, Community House City Link Business Park 6A Albert Street Belfast BT12 4HQ. To register for the event please email email@example.com or by telephone 028 90 313780.
'Hierarchies of Wartime Sexual Violence' 18th May 2016, Jordanstown campus Dr Olivera Simić examines the excluded or silenced narratives of wartime sexual violence among women belonging to so-called ‘perpetrator’ war-torn nations. She specifically focuses on the silence surrounding Bosnian Serb women’s experiences of wartime sexual violence. For more information click here.The Place of Northern Ireland within UK Human Rights Reform Seminar 24th May 2016, Ulster University
CINI Child Poverty Conference24th May 2016, Parliament Buildings, Belfast
Free Child Poverty Conference, hosted by Children in Northern Ireland. Key note speaker: Co-author of The Spirit Level, Richard Wilkinson. Further details to follow closer to the time. To register email: firstname.lastname@example.orgINSPIRE - A unique training event for politically interested and engaged women25th May, Belfast Following a successful funding award from the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin, Women for Election in partnership with the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation are hosting three single day INSPIRE Programme training events. For more info click here.NIRWN AGM1st June 2016, Glenavon Hotel CookstownNIRWN will be reflecting on the progress and achievements of their 2015 work at our Annual General Meeting June 1st at 4pm. If you wish to attend please register by email: email@example.com or Tel: 02887753389FGM Information Session6th June 2016, PSNI Headquarters
The aim of the half-day session is to provide safeguarding professionals with an opportunity to find out what female genital mutilation is; why it is practiced; the legislation relating to this crime and action that agencies can take in preventing and protecting girls and women. For more information click here: FGM WorkshopWomen and Political Settlements: International, Regional and Local Approaches to Peacemaking27th June 2016, UU Belfast
Parenting NI: Parenting Your Teen ProgrammeMay - June 2016, Belfast
An evidence based, 8 session programme developed to improve communication and relationships between parents and their teenagers. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 028 9031 0891 for more info. To register for the programme, please call 0808 8010 722.
“Understanding the Law” CourseTraining 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. LLM Gender, Conflict & Human Rights programme 2015-16Ulster University, Jordanstown Campus, Newtownabbey.
The Transitional Justice Institute are currently accepting applications for the LLM Gender, Conflict and Human Rights, for 2015-16 entry. This programme is offered by the TJI in cooperation with the School of Law, and is delivered by active researchers at the Jordanstown campus on a full-time (one year) or part-time (two+ years) basis. The programme will enable you to develop skills relevant to legal practice, and to gender policy, research and advocacy roles. For more info visit thewebsite, or contact Ms Emer Carlin on 028 7167 5146 or LLM@ulster.ac.ukpScience and Innovation Programme 2015/16Various dates and venues.
As part of the legacy of City of Culture 2013 the city and district will host a dedicated programme of activity for Science and Innovation. This programme is designed to enthuse children, develop their awareness of the vast potential of STEM subjects and support educators and business people to develop a positive environment in which STEM can flourish. For more information please visit the website, or contact Elsa Edwards by calling 028 7125 3253 or email@example.com.