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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

Annual General Meeting & Launch of 5 Year Plan

Children in Northern Ireland launched our Annual Report and 5 Year Strategic Plan on Monday 24th November 2014 - 10.00am. Both documents can be viewed at the link below.

Annual Report & Strategic Plan

We are Recruiting a Finance and Office Manager

We are seeking to recruit a Finance and Office Manager. This post will be 35 hours per week and based in our office in Belfast. An application pack, including Job Description, Person Specification, Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form is available to download below.

We're Recruiting

UK CONFERENCE – Investing in Children

At a time when more than 3.5 million children in the UK face poverty and social exclusion, the UK Alliance for Investing In Children is pushing for full implementation of the European Commission Recommendation “Investing in Children – Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage.”

UK Conference

Beneath the Surface: Child Poverty in Northern Ireland

The ‘Beneath the Surface: Child Poverty in Northern Ireland’report commissioned by the Child Poverty Alliance aims to provide insights into the issues exacerbating child poverty and to to begin a serious conversation about what can be done to eradicate it.

Beneath the Surface

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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