ONLINE EVENT | Relationships on these islands: the European Union peacebuilding experience

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Friday, September 10, 2021 - 5:00am to 12:00pm
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This one-day public workshop will bring together academics working on EU peacebuilding on the Island of Ireland and peacebuilding practitioners to discuss key issues related to the theme of the two panels:
The first panel will be entitled ‘Relationships and EU Peacebuilding on the Island of Ireland’ (preceded by a short, pre-recorded film featuring Dr Avila Kilmurray and Mr Stephen Barr addressing the theme).
  • Moderator: Dawn Purvis.
  • Speakers: Prof. Niall O’Dochartaigh; Prof. Cathal McCall; Dr. Etain Tannam; Dr Giada Lagana

The second panel will be entitled ‘Relationships and EU peacebuilding on these Islands post-Brexit’ (preceded by a short, pre-recorded film featuring Prof. Christopher Maccabe, Mr Pat Colgan and Prof. Duncan Morrow addressing the theme).

  • Moderator: Seamus McKee.
  • Speakers: Dr Mary C. Murphy; Dr Jonathan Evershed; Prof. Katy Hayward; Dr Peter McLoughlin.
The keynote address will be delivered by Professor Rory Montgomery. He is a former Irish diplomat who served as Permanent Representative to the EU, Ambassador to France and Second Secretary General at the Departments of the Taoiseach and Foreign Affairs and Trade. He was a member of the Irish team which negotiated the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement and the establishment of North/South institutions. He has been principal EU adviser to Enda Kenny and Simon Coveney and has worked extensively with Irish, Northern Irish, British and European politicians, and officials.

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