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Seminar: A New Deal for Children & Young People

A seminar will take place on Friday 5th October which will explore the current policy and practice of those delivering frontline services which support children and young people.

The seminar, “A new deal for children and young people“,  will take place from 9:30am in the Banquet Hall of the Balmoral Hotel, Belfast.

Thie event will feature a panel including NI Children’s Commissioner Koulla Yiasouma, Debbie Waters from the NI Policing Board, and will be chaired by Harry Connelly from Failte Feirste Thiar.

This free event is open to practitioners and policy makers with an interest in this field, please see below for seminar schedule.

09.30 – Registration
10.05 – Setting the context
10.10 – Panel Discussion
11.00 – Questions and floor discussions
11.45 – Closing remarks
12.00 – Light bites/Networking

Chaired by: Harry Connelly – Director, Fáilte Feirste Thiar
Featuring: Koulla Yiasouma, Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People
Harry Murphy, Artillery Youth-Centre
Debbie Watters, Northern Ireland Policing Board & Director of NI Alternatives
Hugh Campbell, Ulster Universirty
Orliath Mhic Leannáin, Irish Medium Youth Co-ordinator
Deena Haydon, Queen’s University.

For more information, and to RSVP, please contact Ailish at Active Communities Network by email: ailish@activecommunities.org.uk

This seminar has been organised by Upper Springfield Development Trust and its Youth Team in partnership with Glór Na Móna, Active Communities Network-Belfast, Newhill Youthclub, Upper Springfield Youth Team and is part of Feile Na Carraige #FNC18