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Welcome to Children in Northern Ireland (CiNI)

CiNI is the regional umbrella organisation for the children’s sector in Northern Ireland. Our vision is to make Northern Ireland a society where all children are valued, treated fairly and are able to flourish. Our mission is to put children at the centre of policy making.

Who We Are

Come for Coffee & Cake!

22nd June 2017 10:30-11:30am. Proceeds will go towards our Holiday Hunger project

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End Holiday Hunger

Our campaign is about ending holiday hunger in Northern Ireland by ensuring all children and young people get the healthy food they need and deserve every single day of the year.

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Press Release re: Refugee and Migrant Children

Read our Press Release on the decision taken by the UK Government to renege on its commitment to refugee and asylum seeking children through section 67 of the Immigration Act, often known as the Dubs Amendment.

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Response re Health Minister Speech on Health & Wellbeing

CiNI has released the following Press Statement following the Health Minister's Speech on Health and Wellbeing 2016.

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CiNI Membership

CiNI provides training, policy, information, and participation support services to member organisations, relating to their work with children and young people.

Membership Benefits

  • Child Policy Information Service
  • Discounted Room Hire
  • Children Services Training Workshops


  • Copies of the Newsletter, Annual Report
  • Attend Networking Events and Meetings
  • Receive Policy Briefings

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