Northern Ireland Women's European Platform


Northern Ireland Women’s European Platform: -Provides women in Northern Ireland with a platform to make their voices heard on domestic, European and international social, economic, cultural and political affairs -Enables women to understand United Nations, European and domestic legislation, conventions and policies that focus or impact on women and to use them to advocate for equality -Consults with women in preparing recommendations for discussion with government and institutions at domestic, European and international level -Represents Northern Ireland women at European and international levels -Jointly represents the UK on the European Women’s Lobby with partners in England, Scotland and Wales, and works with sister organisations in Ireland and across Europe -Secures opportunities for women’s organisations to attend European and international events through its EWL and UN membership NIWEP: Northern Ireland Women’s European Platform At Home -Brings European and international expertise to domestic policy development -Supports women’s organisations and other partners with information, training and experience-exchange on equality and human rights for women -Responds to government and public consultation on local and national issues Across Europe -Works with the European Women’s Lobby on equality in decision-making, women’s economic independence, violence against women, trafficking and other areas requiring action -Generates and contributes to European debates and collaborates with women from other Member States to create opportunities for change -Liaises with European institutions and the Northern Ireland Executive office in Brussels Internationally -Represents the views from Northern Ireland to the UN Committee on the Status of Women (CSW) -Uses its UN Special Consultative status to enable women from Northern Ireland to engage and share experiences internationally -Promotes international treaties and conventions such as the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and UN Security Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security

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Company Offices
  • United Kingdom (headquarters)
  • Belfast
  • 6 Mount Charles


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  • Other - Private Foundations / Corporations

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Other - Private Foundations / Corporations