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Official Ministerial visit to North West Migrants Forum

  On Monday the 6th of July 2015, the North West Migrants Forum received a welcome visit from Junior Minister to the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister (OFMDFM) Ms Michelle Mcllveen at their offices at William Street. The minister was received by the  North West Migrants Forum project coordinator Lilian Seenoi, and […]

Africa land of Culture – Culture Quarter’ Free Activities For Primary Schools

NWMF is working in partnership with Derry city and Strabane district council to deliver a programme called Africa land of Culture. This cultural diversity workshop will explore identity, traditions, beliefs and values in Kenya, Zambia, South Africa and Northern Ireland. It will include dance, bead-making and costume activities and at an age appropriate level discuss […]

The Racial Equality Strategy NWMF opinion, one year on!

Today marks exactly one year since the draft Racial Equality Strategy was published for public consultation. The first and deputy first minister officially launched the public consultation on the 19th of June 2014.Since then OFMDFM equality unit officials held several consultation meetings  with people of minority ethnic backgrounds, statutory agencies, civil society and people with […]

FGM Workshop scheduled for June 2015

Following growing requests to deliver an FGM awareness programme, i am delighted to provide a schedule for the next workshop. The topic that will be covered is dangers associated to Female Genital Mutilation. participants will also develop knowledge, skills and confidence when working with those at risk of or affected by female genital mutilation. If […]

14th of April 2015 Racial Equality Strategy Implementation Event

OFMDFM officials gave the commitment to engage with minority ethnic groups during the on going development of the Racial Equality Strategy, Northwest Migrants Forum is assisting the Community Relations Council in organising BME members from the North West to attend this event. . The Common Platform response will form a basis for discussion however other […]