INCORE is hosting a major conference on:
POLITICIANS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS
10am-4pm , Thursday 9 September 2004
Green Room, Belfast Waterfront Hall
INCORE has been conducting research into the views of politicians on community relations and their role in addressing communal division in Northern Ireland .
This conference will present the findings of the project and hear contributions from senior politicians, community sector leaders and community relations practitioners.
Draft Conference Programme
10.00 - 11.00
Session 1: Politicians and Community Relations: Current Landscape
10.00 – 10.20 Registration and coffee
10.20 – 10.30 Welcome
10.30 – 11.00 Politicians and Community Relations - Findings from the INCORE Study (Frank Foley, INCORE Research Associate)
11.00 – 12.00
Session 2: The Role of Politicians: Community Sector and CR Practitioner Perspectives.
Chair: Jeremy Harbison
Avila Kilmurray, Community Foundation for Northern Ireland
Brendan McAllister, Mediation Northern Ireland
Duncan Morrow, Community Relations Council
12.00 – 12.30: Discussion
1.45 – 3.00
Session 3: Politicians Forum on Community Relations
Chair: Robin Wilson
Gregory Campbell – DUP
Mitchel McLaughlin – Sinn Féin
Michael Copeland – UUP
Mark Durkan – SDLP
Stephen Farry – Alliance Party
3.00 - 3.45: Discussion and summing up
Speakers on the Politicians Forum will be confirmed and this webpage updated in the coming days.
Funded by the EU Programme for Peace and Reconciliation within Measure 2:1, Reconciliation for Sustainable Peace via the European Directorate of the Community Relations Council.