Programme for Official Launch of The Governance Code for Ireland's Community, Voluntary and Charity Sector: Dublin - 28 June 2012

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Governance Code




10.30 – 11.00


Arrival, registration and tea/coffee


11.00 – 11.10

Welcome and Background

Deirdre Garvey, Governance Code Working Group Chair

11.10 – 11.25

Official Launch Address                                                        

Phil Hogan, Minister of Environment, Community and Local Government

11.25 – 11.45

Ethics and governance in Ireland today: rights and responsibilities

Emily O’Reilly, Ombudsman


11.45 – 12.00

What does good corporate governance really mean?

Michael Kelly, Chairman of the Corporate Governance Association of Ireland.

12.00 – 12.20

Case Studies

One each from Type A, B & C organisations about their experience on the journey of adopting the Governance Code

Type A:  Bill Morrell, Chair of Kerry Community & Voluntary Forum

Type B: Veronica O’Leary, CEO Bray Cancer Support

Type C:   Dr Anne-Marie McGauran, Chair of the Governance Sub Group for the Board of One Family

12.20 – 13.00


Panel Discussion & Q&A