Our vision is of a strong, independent and innovative Community, Voluntary and Social Enterprise Sector in Northern Ireland.

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Inspiring Impact is a UK wide initiative that aims to change the way the voluntary and community sector thinks about impact and to make high quality impact practice the norm for charities and social enterprises by 2022.

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Can a deliberative democracy model help steer Northern Ireland politics out of the current crisis

After Northern Ireland’s second election in under a year, with the two main parties struggling to form an Executive, do we have to start asking questions of whether a purely electoral form of democracy is enough?

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Democracy Day as part of the Imagine Festival

We are living in turbulent times for electoral democracy. But it didn’t start with the Brexit referendum and the election of Trump - over the period 2006 - 2016 the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index recorded a decline in democratic health for more than half the 167 countries it monitors.

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The Trust at the CO3 Leaders Conference - Last month, The Building Change Trust VCSE Futures team were delighted to host 2 workshops at the CO3 conference on 23 February.

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