Since its establishment by the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment in 1992, NI-CO has emerged as one of the leading technical assistance providers in Europe.
Charged with the commercial representation of the Northern Ireland public service network, NI-CO can access a resource of over 200,000 skilled practitioners from within 11 regional Government Departments, 26 local government authorities, the Universities, the Police Service of Northern Ireland and a number of civil society organisations who have been at the forefront of creating effective, accountable and transparent government against a backdrop of civil unrest.
Working with the major bilateral and multi-lateral funding agencies, NI-CO has gained international recognition for our ability to manage and deliver sustainable and practically orientated large scale technical assistance programmes in a range of sectoral areas including :
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Policing & Accessible Justice
Agri-Food, Environment & Rural Affairs
Education & Training
Health & Social Services
Over the last 14 years, the company has built up an extensive portfolio of experience in co-ordinating all overseas technical assistance work on behalf of Public Service departments and agencies in Northern Ireland and across the United Kingdom. To date we have delivered over 300 institutional capacity building projects in 60 different countries throughout :
Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Mediterranean and Middle East
South and Eastern Asia and Pacific
British Independent Territories