WHO
WE ARE

Children in Northern Ireland (CiNI) is the regional umbrella organisation for the children’s sector in Northern Ireland.

WHO
WE ARE

Children in Northern Ireland (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. To deliver on the vision, CiNI has three strategic priorities.

Our vision is to make Northern Ireland a society where all children are valued, treated fairly and are able to flourish. To deliver on the vision, CiNI has three strategic priorities.

INFLUENCING

Lobbying to ensure children are at the centre of decision making.

LEARNING

Capacity building across the sector and innovating best practice.

COLLABORATION

Working with others to increase impact.

CiNI’s FIVE CORE VALUES UNDERPIN OUR APPROACH AND HOW WE CONDUCT RELATIONSHIPS INTERNALLY AND EXTERNALLY.

  • Fairness for children:

    Advocacy, Inclusive, Challenging Inequality and Facilitating Participation.
  • Enabling:

    Signposting, Capacity Building, Partnering and Support

  • Representative:

    Regional, Objective, Articulate and Vocal.

  • Authoritative:

    Competent, Professional, Researched, Evidence Informed.

  • Relevant:

    Strategic, Connected, Contemporary and Considered.

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CiNI is accountable for representing and giving voice to the experiences, views and aspirations of its members across Northern Ireland to inform and influence those who make policy or plan and deliver services for children and young people.

Join us as we champion the welfare of children and young people in Northern Ireland. Let’s make a difference together.

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