Research Papers 2013

Synopsis Here you will find a list of Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister research papers published during 2013.

  • Women in the Northern Ireland Assembly

    Reference: 108/13 - Date: 10/09/2013

    This paper summarises the background to women’s representation in politics, outlines the legislative frameworks relevant to women’s representation in the Northern Ireland Assembly and reviews some mechanisms for increasing female representation.

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  • Evaluation of the PEACE III Programme

    Reference: 71/13 - Date: 22/05/2013

    This paper gives a brief overview of evaluations of the PEACE III Programme.

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  • EU Budget 2014-2020

    Reference: 50/13 - Date: 11/04/2013

    This briefing paper describes the negotiations for the European Union (EU) Budget 2014-2020, also referred to as the Multiannual Financial Framework (the MFF).

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  • Child abuse inquiries: victims and survivors who were abused in other settings

    Reference: 43/13 - Date: 21/03/2013

    This paper examines five child abuse inquiries in other jurisdictions, three from the Republic of Ireland and two from Australia.

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  • Financial Forecasting by the Office of First Minister and deputy First Minister for 2012-13

    Reference: 34/13 - Date: 01/03/2013

    This Briefing Paper provides the Committee for the Office of First Minister and deputy First Minister (OFMDFM) with the most up-to-date data available on the OFMDFM’s forecast outturn for the current financial year.

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  • EU Work Programme 2013-Areas of Potential Interest to the Committee for OFMdFM

    Reference: 29/13 - Date: 20/02/2013

    This paper is written in the context of the responsibility of the Research and Information Service (RaISe) to monitor and disseminate key developments in the European Union that may impact on policy development in Northern Ireland

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  • Barroso Northern Ireland Task Force

    Reference: 16/13 - Date: 29/01/2013

    This paper provides an overview of The Barroso or Northern Ireland Task Force.

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  • Update on the PEACE IV Programme

    Date: 23/01/2013

    The paper provides an update on the status of the development of a future PEACE IV Programme from 2014

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