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Mayor visits North West Migrants Forum

On Friday 11th September 2015 the Mayor, Councillor Elisha McCallion, was delighted to visit the ‘North West Migrants Forum’ who work with locally based black and minority ethnic individuals, migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.  The purpose of the visit was for the Mayor to further understand issues faced locally by these council area residents.  The Mayor […]

CALL FOR QUOTATIONS – Catering service for Building Bridges Residential Conference on 3rd and 4th October 2015

North West Migrants Forum is requesting quotations for the provision of outside catering service for the upcoming residential which will take place at Jungle residential centre , The Monor house, Moneymore Magherphet Co. Londonderry Northern Ireland BT45 7RB The cost of meals and relevant services will be financed by the community relations council of Northern […]

Building Bridges understanding cultural diversity in Northern Ireland

Building Bridges, understanding today’s reality in cultural diversity   The North West Migrant Forum (NWMF) and Migrant and Refugee Communities Forum (The Forum) an organisation based in London, are organising a two day and one night residential, ‘Building Bridges’. This residential will involve highly interactive facilitated discussions on the reality of today’s diversity in Northern […]

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 […]