The Next Chapter is a new programme targeting local women and supported by European union's Peace IV Programme and in partnership with NIVCA and Irish Rural Link.
Megan Feron MLA who is Deputy Chairperson of the Assembly Women’s Caucus, has urged women to register for this programme which gets underway in June 2018.The Next Chapter will run a series of training, coaching, mentoring and empowering programmes for women living and working in towns, cities and rural areas across the border counties.Participants will be provided training in communication, conflict management and resolution, accessing power and influencing decision making, presentation skills and media engagement.The project will run over the course of two-years. In this time 10 chapters will be set up across the border counties. Local chapters are Newry, Mourne & Down and Louth and Armagh, Banbridge, Craigavon and Monaghan.
The programme is targeted at women of all ages and backgrounds, and it is designed to give women opportunities to take up leadership positions within communities and public life.
Politics Plus, in partnership with NICVA and Irish Rural Link will implement this project on a cross-community and cross-border basis.
To register an interest in this project go to http://www.thenextchapter.eu or contact Megan Feron MLA for further information.
It should be noted that they are only asking for women to make an expression of interest at this stage and more information will follow in due course.