Policy making is the process by which the administration translates its vision into actions to achieve desired outcomes. Good policy making is therefore essential if government is to achieve its aims and deliver real change and benefits.
The teachers’ guide which accompanies the Spin Wheel which was issued to all primary-school children in Northern Ireland.
The Super Six comics consist of characters that were inspired by the outcomes of the ten year strategy for children and young people which was launched in 2006.
This proforma will help you to articulate any human rights issues in the policy/proposal that you are working on.
Human rights are those rights and freedoms to live, to act and to think which we should all have, and which no-one should be able to arbitrarily interfere with.
The Convention Rights
This strategy establishes a framework to tackle racial inequalities in Northern Ireland and to open up opportunity for all. To eradicate racism and hate crime and together with A Shared Future, to initiate actions to promote good race relations.
Joint Flags Protocol 2005
The display of flags, in the Northern Ireland context, is an emotive issue, which has existed for some time. Flags may be used for many purposes which can include:
Good community relations policy, and its outworking, is the search for the practical foundations of trust between all people in Northern Ireland who have been divided on the basis of perceived political, cultural, religious, class or ethnic background.
The Review of the Offices of the Assembly Ombudsman for Northern Ireland and the Commissioner for Complaints was completed on 30 April 2004. Please see the final report documents attached.
These documents are in relation to the Race Relations Order and Race Directive including relevant Equality Impact Assessment and Regulatory Impact Assessments.