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Irish programme to reduce poverty receives UN award

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The United Nations has awarded the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) a Public Service Award. Those working on the programme - which aims to reduce poverty and promote social inclusion and equality - have been commended for their work during the pandemic.

The 'Institutional resilience and innovative responses to the Covid-19 pandemic' award is recognition from the UN on Public Service Day.

Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development and the European Social Fund, the SICAP seeks to promote gender equality and anti-discrimination practices.

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