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International Fund for Ireland FORUM FOR CITIES IN TRANSITION LONDONDERRY/DERRY 25 MAY 2011
Overview - Building Integration  <ul><li>JOHN CARSON </li></ul><ul><li>INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR IRELAND </li></ul><ul><li>SE...
Strategic Framework for Action
Building Integration - Current Programmes <ul><li>Integrating Community Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing in Education </li...
Integrating Community Groups <ul><li>Fund’s Strategy identified the integration of community organisations as a key means ...
Sharing in Education Programme <ul><li>SiEP supports the Fund’s strategic objectives by enabling young people to participa...
Shared Neighbourhood Programme <ul><li>SNP was a major new strategic programme developed by the International Fund for Ire...
Presentations <ul><li>Integrating Community Organisations – presentation by Martin McDonald, Rural Development Council </l...
Overview Presentation End <ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul>
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  1. 1. International Fund for Ireland FORUM FOR CITIES IN TRANSITION LONDONDERRY/DERRY 25 MAY 2011
  2. 2. Overview - Building Integration <ul><li>JOHN CARSON </li></ul><ul><li>INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR IRELAND </li></ul><ul><li>SECRETARIAT </li></ul>
  3. 3. Strategic Framework for Action
  4. 4. Building Integration - Current Programmes <ul><li>Integrating Community Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing in Education </li></ul><ul><li>Shared Neighbourhood </li></ul>
  5. 5. Integrating Community Groups <ul><li>Fund’s Strategy identified the integration of community organisations as a key means of promoting social integration and reconciliation </li></ul><ul><li>Programme aims to encourage community organisations from each side of the community to work together in co-operation </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sharing in Education Programme <ul><li>SiEP supports the Fund’s strategic objectives by enabling young people to participate in shared educational experiences </li></ul><ul><li>SiEP aims to provide a range of opportunities for young people to learn together and reach the highest standards of educational achievement </li></ul>
  7. 7. Shared Neighbourhood Programme <ul><li>SNP was a major new strategic programme developed by the International Fund for Ireland to support and encourage shared neighbourhoods across Northern Ireland. </li></ul><ul><li>SNP aims to provide practical support and grants to existing social housing areas that are already striving to promote shared space and housing. </li></ul><ul><li>Over three years, a total of 30 shared neighbourhoods developed across Northern Ireland. </li></ul><ul><li>As a result of the success of SNP, the responsible Government Dept has agreed to mainstream and fund a new Programme. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Presentations <ul><li>Integrating Community Organisations – presentation by Martin McDonald, Rural Development Council </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing in Education Programme – presentation by Andrew Bell, Dept of Education NI </li></ul><ul><li>Shared Neighbourhood Programme – presentation by Jennifer Hawthorne, NI Housing Executive </li></ul>
  9. 9. Overview Presentation End <ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul>

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