The First Minister and deputy First Minister condemn fatal shooting of Michael McGibbon at the weekend ... more
23 March 2016
First Minister Arlene Foster and deputy First Minister announce jobs at Cookstown-based company CDE... more
23 March 2016
The last scheduled Executive meeting of this Assembly's mandate will be held tomorrow.... more

Our responsibilities

Social Change

The Delivering Social Change framework co-ordinates key actions across government to take forward work on priority social policy areas

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Strategic Investment and Regeneration

Strategic Investment, Regeneration and International Relations Division, Maze/Long Kesh, Regeneration Sites, Strategic Investment Board

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Equality and Good Relations

Equality, human rights and social change, good relations and building a united community.

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Making Government Work

Programme for Government, Budget, improving public services, civil contingencies, public appointments, information management

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British/Irish, Joint Ministerial Committee, North/South, European Policy and Co-ordination

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Promoting Northern Ireland

International relations, NI Bureau in Washington, NI Bureau in China and Office of the Northern Ireland Executive in Brussels.

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Honours and congratulatory messages - how Honours are awarded, how to nominate someone you think deserves an award and how congratulatory messages are issued.

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Statistics and Research

Access the latest research and statistical publications which cover the wide range of research relating to OFMDFM policy areas.

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Our documents

Access to information

How to request information from the Office of the First and Deputy First Minister including Freedom of Information (FOI) and the use of our Publication Scheme.

The Ministers

Arlene Foster MLA

First Minister

Martin McGuinness MLA

deputy First Minister

Emma Pengelly MLA

Junior Minister

Jennifer McCann MLA

Junior Minister

Management and structure

OFMDFM is managed by a Departmental Board, made up of senior staff who meet with the Head of the Civil Service, Dr Malcolm McKibbin, every month to discuss strategic issues and to plan, priortise and report on progress... more


Contact us

GD36 Stormont Castle
Stormont Estate

Telephone: 028 9052 8400
Email: info.imcab@ofmdfmni.gov.uk