Good Relations Week 2020 Events


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School of Sanctuary Celebration 2020

An event to celebrate schools from Urban Village areas achieving School of Sanctuary status making them a safe and welcoming place for all.

Organiser: Urban Villages Initiative

10:00 am
14
Sep

A Better Normal

An online conference with Dr Eamon Phoenix and Dr Marie Braniff examining events over the past 30 years, how peace-building practice has evolved and how practice might change moving into the future. Registration Essential.

Organiser: Community Relations Council

2:30 pm
14
Sep

Women, Peace & Security in a post-COVID world

A Virtual Conference marking the 20th anniversary of UN SCR 1325, which acknowledged the unique impact of conflict on women and girls.  Hear from a panel of experts in peacebuilding.

Organiser: Women’s Resource & Development Agency

1:00 pm
15
Sep

T:BUC Engagement Forum

The Together Building a United Community (T:BUC) Engagement Forum facilitates discussion and connections between government and communities. This event will highlight areas of practice in Good Relations delivery during the COVID 19 pandemic. Registration Essential. This is a registration only event. To register contact pkillen@nicrc.org.uk 

Organiser: Community Relations Council

10:30 am
15
Sep

Who do you think you are? The advantages of a geographic DNA project

" A digital talk that will employ DNA sampling and genealogical training workshops to promote discussion about cultural identity. Exploring how DNA projects with a geographic focus can be used to celebrate community identity and bring cultural tourism benefits." The video will be stored (and made available as a legacy of the programme) on the Northern Ireland Community Archive (www.niarchive.org).

Organiser: Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council

10:00 am
16
Sep

Sport Uniting Communities: Becoming an Inclusive Community Club

Sport Uniting Communities will host an online conference on the theme of ‘Becoming an Inclusive Community Club’. Sport Uniting Communities aims to showcase the work of clubs across all three sports of rugby, soccer and GAA in their efforts to become inclusive. Ulster Rugby player, Jacob Stockdale, will join the online event as a special guest.

Organiser: Sport Uniting Communities

7:30 pm
16
Sep

Good Relations Award 2020

Presentation of the 2020 Good Relations Award from Community Relations Council. This is a registration only event.

Organiser: Community Relations Council

12:00 pm
16
Sep

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

An online talk by historian Dr Eamon Phoenix exploring the key historical events in Ireland 1918 – 1922. The talk, presented by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council in association with Rural Community Network and NI Screen, will include unseen footage of key events including the treaty negotiations and will have particular emphasis on the local personalities in the Fermanagh and Omagh area.

Organiser: Fermanagh & Omagh District Council

10:00 am
16
Sep

Brendan McAllister in conversation with Newry District Inter-Church Forum

An interactive zoom conference with Brendan McAllister in conversation with the Newry District Inter-Church Forum based on the theme 'Celebrating the journey, Embracing the future'. 

Organiser: Newry District Inter-Church Forum

8:30 pm
16
Sep

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.

Organiser: Fermanagh Churches Forum

10:00 am
17
Sep

ContactVIRT: Bringing communities closer with virtual reality

Presentation of preliminary results of the ContactVIRT project (phase 1) and demo of how VR can be used for community work.

Organiser: ContactVIRT hosted at Queen’s University Belfast

11:00 am
17
Sep

Art in Place of Conflict

Art in Place of Conflict seeks to explore the power of socially engaged art in conflict / post conflict societies. We will unpick themes such as Truth Recovery, Ethics, Reconciliation, Legacy of Conflict as well as Inter-generational Dialogue.

Organiser: The Playhouse

10:00 am
17
Sep

AWARDS – North Belfast Strategic Good Relations Programme

An awards event to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of people working in North Belfast to deliver Good Relations work.

Organiser: Community Relations Council

2:00 pm
18
Sep

Different Colours

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

Organiser: IAssist NI

5:00 pm
20
Sep

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. 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.

Organiser: PEACE IV at Belfast City Council

11:15 am
21
Sep