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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

FREE Child Poverty Conference

Tuesday 24th May 2016 (10am - 4pm) in Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast. Key note speaker: Co-author of The Spirit Level, Richard Wilkinson.


Room Hire

CiNI have three rooms available to hire to cater to all your training and conferencing needs. Browse our Room Hire section for further details.

Room Hire

Pauline Leeson interviewed by Eurochild

Our CEO, Pauline Leeson was recently interviewed by Eurochild. CiNI are a member of Eurochild and Pauline has served as a Board Member for a several years.

Read Interview

All Party Group on Children & Young People

Tuesday 2nd February 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm Room 21, Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast. Topic: VOYPIC will be giving a presentation on The First Care Day Northern Ireland #caredayni.

Reserve a Place

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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