Hope must lie with the children of Israel/Palestine

Hope must lie with the children of Israel/Palestine: Professor Padraig O’Malley talk at Queen’s University Belfastby Allan LEONARD for Northern Ireland Foundation21 October 2015 Professor Padraig O’Malley gave a bleak prognosis of the Israel/Palestine peace negotiations, calling the two-state proposal ‘delusional’. At an event hosted by the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and …

Hasan Turan (Kirkuk Provincial Council) visit to Northern Ireland

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“Terrorists tried to divide us, but we are now stronger together”: Hasan Turan (Kirkuk Provincial Council) visit to Northern Ireland by Allan Leonard for Northern Ireland Foundation 16 August 2013 On the back of the political assassination of a fellow member of Kirkuk Provincial Council, its Chairman Hasan Turan travelled to Northern Ireland for a …

Northern Ireland Foundation Citizenship Award 2010 Report

Sanja Mrkic (CCSD), Martin McGuinness (Deputy First Minister, OFMDFM), and Vuk Mitrovic (CCSD), Forum for Cities in Transition, 2011 conference, Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland Back in May 2010, on behalf of the Northern Ireland Foundation, I presented a Citizenship Award to Vuk Mitrovic and Sanja Mrkic, youth programme workers at the Centre for Civil Society Development …

KRG Northern Ireland

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Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, UK High Representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government, made an official visit to Northern Ireland, to make the case for increased and mutually beneficial commercial and cultural connections between Northern Ireland and Iraqi Kurdistan. A reception was held at the Linen Hall Library, with an introduction by Belfast Lord Mayor, Pat …