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Causeway Chairman and Panel Member address Afghan Peace Conference

The Chairman of the Causeway Institute, Rt Hon Jeffrey Donaldson MP, accompanied by our Advisory Panel member Mr Denis Haughey, have just returned from participating in an International Peace Conference in Kabul. Both were invited as guest speakers to the … Continue reading

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Interesting take on the challenges for civil society in Northern Ireland

An interesting news article from US television channel PBS. It is very informative and captures the unique nature of the challenges that remain present in civil society in Northern Ireland.  While there is clearly still much to do in addressing … Continue reading

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Chairman of Causeway Institute meets Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma

The Chairman of the Causeway Institute, Rt Hon Jeffrey Donaldson MP, has met with the Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma. The two-hour meeting was focused on the Northern Ireland peace process and how elements of it … Continue reading

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Causeway Institute hold discussions with key Bahraini Government Ministers

A team from the Causeway Institute has recently met with a number of Government Ministers from the Kingdom of Bahrain.  The discussions were centred upon the lessons of the Northern Ireland peace process, specifically the reform of policing and justice, … Continue reading

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CIPCR Chairman joins other Western Politicians in Dialogue with the Muslim Brotherhood

The Chairman of CIPCR has recently participated in a dialogue with Parliamentarians representing the Muslim Brotherhood.  In collaboration with the German Foreign Ministry, the Korber Foundation and Forward Thinking a meeting for Parliamentarians from Britain, France and Germany was held … Continue reading

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Exporting the lessons learned from the Northern Ireland Peace Process

The journalist Mary Fitzgerald, writing in the Irish Times on 5th May 2012, asked the question ‘Could the Northern Ireland peace process help resolve divisions elsewhere?’. She solicited views from a number of key players in conflict resolution on the transferability of the … Continue reading

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CIPCR selected by the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office to undertake new reconciliation project in Kabul

CIPCR is proud to have been selected by the FCO to undertake a project in Afghanistan to work alongside the representatives of the Afghan people and to share our experience of promoting reconciliation in a post-conflict scenario. In Northern Ireland, … Continue reading

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CIPCR hosts a major visit of our partners in the Arab Network for Tolerance

CIPCR recently had the honour of hosting a delegation from our Middle East partners, the Arab Network for Tolerance. Delegates from Palestine, Lebanon, Iraq and Yemen descended on Belfast for a week-long programme of events. Whilst coming from different countries, … Continue reading

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CIPCR to host delegations from Moldova and Transdneistria

CIPCR is proud to have been asked by the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) to host delegations from Moldova and Transdniestria visiting Ireland in the next few weeks. The aim of the visit to Belfast is to … Continue reading

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Progress on the Northern Ireland conflict resolution centre

CIPCR welcome the latest step towards the transformative regeneration of the former Maze prison site.  Funding of £18.6 million for a new build centre focussing on education and learning was confirmed by the Special European Funding Body and will come … Continue reading

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