International Day of Peace: Shaping Peace Together

Join us on International Day of Peace to celebrate and reflect on Shaping Peace Together – focusing on compassion, kindness and hope. With inspirational and motivational poems, prayers and music, from the Northern Ireland Interfaith Forum and the 4 Corners Festival representing the diverse faiths and communities across Belfast.  The event will celebrate the progress we have made towards peace and reflect on how we can continue to build a peaceful society

This International Day of Peace is dedicated to fostering dialogue and collecting ideas and you will have the opportunity to share thoughts on how we can continue to shape peace together.

This free event will take place on Monday 21 September at 11.15am via Zoom, lasting approximately 45 minutes.

Please register by visiting:

Details on how to connect to this virtual event will be issued on registration.


Different Colours

This online discussion will talk about mental health and stigma within the African community context. It will showcase cultural diversity and promote cultural awareness by providing insights on how cultures and beliefs shapes how mental health and other illnesses affects social interactions and acceptance.

The event will focus on building bridges, promoting health and well-being, thus reducing stigma attached to mental health.

Log-in details for the Zoom event are: ttps://

Meeting ID: 804 474 1482

Passcode: 4Y3pW7

Women, Peace & Security in a post-COVID world

Women’s Resource and Development Agency presents a Virtual Conference to help mark the 20th anniversary of UN SCR 1325, which acknowledged the unique impact of conflict on women and girls; and recommended the adaptation of a gendered perspective to understanding peacebuilding and reconstruction after conflict.

Twenty-two years after our own peace agreement was signed, what have we still to learn about the role of women in building a lasting peace?  The Conference will discuss also recommendations covered in the Women’s Policy Group’s Feminist Recovery Plan and hear from a panel of experts in peacebuilding.

To register for this virtual conference email:

From “the Muddy Byways of Fermanagh and Tyrone” to Partition and Two Irish States 1918-22

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council in association with Rural Community Network and NI Screen present an online talk by renowned historian Dr Eamon Phoenix that will examine the key historical events in Ireland in the years 1918 – 1922.  The talk will include unseen footage of key events including the treaty negotiations and will have particular emphasis on the local angle and personalities in the Fermanagh and Omagh District Council area. The talk will be followed with a question and answer session.

This event will help promote good relations because it examines the differing perspectives on the legacy of the past. It will help participants to have a better understanding of the past and help them to move on to a shared future based on mutual respect.

Good Relations and Knowing Racial History: Embracing a More Just Future’

Irish School of Ecumenics in association with Fermanagh Churches Forum and Fermanagh and Omagh District Council presents ‘Good Relations and Knowing Racial History; Embracing a More Just Future’ – an online talk by Dr. Johnston McMaster who is an expert in political and public theology. He will explore lessons from history and the principles and values which will be the foundation of a more just future.

Attendees from different backgrounds will have an opportunity to discuss and reflect on the subject matter in small groups. In a plenary sessions Dr. McMaster will respond to questions and comments and provide clarifications.




Sport Uniting Communities: Becoming an Inclusive Community Club

Sport Uniting Communities will host an online conference focused on the theme of ‘Becoming an Inclusive Community Club’.

Sport Uniting Communities – which is run by Ulster GAA, the Irish FA and Ulster Rugby – aims to showcase the work of clubs across all three sports in their efforts to becoming inclusive clubs.

Ulster Rugby player, Jacob Stockdale, will join the online event as a special guest, and will talk alongside his local club, Lurgan RFC, on how to create a welcoming set-up for all the community.

To register for the event:

Sport Uniting Communities is supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme and managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).

A Better Normal

An online conference with Dr Eamon Phoenix and Dr Marie Braniff examining events over the past 30 years and how peace-building practice has evolved.

The event focuses on Good Relations practice over the past 30 years and how practice might change moving into the future.

This is a registration only event. To register contact Peter Day via email:

T:BUC Engagement Forum

The Together Building a United Community (T:BUC) Engagement Forum facilitates discussion and connections between government and communities on the delivery of the T:BUC strategy. This event will highlight areas of practice in Good Relations delivery during the COVID 19 pandemic.

This is a registration only event. To register contact Paul Killen via email: