Ministers today endorsed a report on “The Contribution of the Third Sector to Social Inclusion” at a meeting of the British-Irish Council Social Inclusion Ministerial Group in Cardiff.
The report explores and makes recommendations on a number of themes, including how the third sector working together can make communities more sustainable and socially cohesive; how wider civil activity can be enabled; and how the third sector can become part of mainstream service delivery. The third sector were actively involved in the work that has contributed to the report
The British-Irish Council Social Inclusion Ministerial Group comprises Ministers from the Government of Ireland; the British Government; the Northern Ireland Executive; the Scottish Government; the Welsh Assembly Government; Jersey; Guernsey; and the Government of the Isle of Man.
A copy of the report can be found below.
The British-Irish Council was established under the Belfast Agreement of 1998 to “promote the harmonious and mutually beneficial development of the totality of relationships among the people of these islands”.
Social Inclusion is one of eleven work sectors currently being taken forward by the British-Irish Council.
Click here for a link to the Communiqué of the Ministerial Meeting of the Social Inclusion Group.