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Aug
22
Wed
STEP PEACE IV Project Information Meeting – Cookstown @ The HUB BT80
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm

 

PEACE IV Communities Programme targeted at Urban and Migrant Communities

A project supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB) in partnership with Mid Ulster District Council.

 

Between now and September 2019, STEP is undertaking a “PEACE IV Communities Programme targeted at Urban and Migrant Communities” on behalf of the Peace IV Programme Partnership and Mid-Ulster Council.

The aims of the project are to:

  1. Direct support to urban areas/groups to re-engage in Peace and reconciliation, with resource funding for cross-community activities.
  2. Direct support to migrant groups to re-engage in Peace and reconciliation, with resource funding for cross-community activities.

We intend to engage with local groups/areas, and migrant, groups, developing several small partnerships on a cross community and/or cross-cultural basis, supporting participant groups throughout the delivery process.

The project will be broken up into four sections; “Looking at ourselves”, “Looking at others”, “Working together” and “Where to now?”.

An Information session will be held on Tuesday 24th July in Magherafelt Community Support Centre, 13 Queen Street, Magherafelt @ 7pm at which time there will be a presentation of the aims and objectives of the project.

Sign up for the meeting now by registering on the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/communities-programme-targeted-at-urban-and-migrant-communities-tickets-48196103844

Other meetings will be held:

            Cookstown                 Wednesday    22nd August 2018

            Maghera                     Thursday        23rd August 2018

            Dungannon                Tuesday          28th August 2018

            Coalisland                   Wednesday    29th August 2018

If in the meantime you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Chris Pollock or Tiernach Mahon at STEP on 02887750211 or email chris.pollock@stepni.org or tiernach.mahon@stepni.org

 

Aug
23
Thu
Global Conflict: The Human Impact Conference – Belfast @ Queens University Belfast
Aug 23 – Aug 24 all-day

Queen’s University Belfast is hosting a major international conference on the theme of Global Conflict: The Human Impact, running from 23-24 August 2018.

The conference, convened by Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Chicago, will be addressed by a range of distinguished speakers who will share their expertise on the Northern Ireland peace process, the peace process in Colombia, and the international refugee crisis, among other themes.

Confirmed speakers include United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi; former US Senator George J. Mitchell; former US Assistant Secretary of State Anne C. Richard; Dominic MacSorley, CEO of Concern Worldwide; and James Robinson, Reverend Dr. Richard L. Pearson Professor of Global Conflict Studies, and Institute Director, The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts, The University of Chicago.

Please click below to register for free for this important conference:

https://www.qub.ac.uk/Research/GRI/mitchell-institute/global-conflict-the-human-impact/

go.qub.ac.uk/globalconflict2018

UAR Diversity Carnival Open Organizing Meeting – Belfast @ Oh Yeah! Centre
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Open Organising Meeting

United Against Racism Belfast warmly invites group/organisation/party reps and individuals participating in the Diversity Carnival on Saturday 1st September to come along to the open meeting to hear all about the Carnival and help us build this brilliant event.

There are two weeks left until our celebration of diversity and solidarity, let’s make this day a day to remember!

STEP PEACE IV Project Information Meeting – Maghera @ The LINK, Maghera
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm

 

PEACE IV Communities Programme targeted at Urban and Migrant Communities

A project supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB) in partnership with Mid Ulster District Council.

 

Between now and September 2019, STEP is undertaking a “PEACE IV Communities Programme targeted at Urban and Migrant Communities” on behalf of the Peace IV Programme Partnership and Mid-Ulster Council.

The aims of the project are to:

  1. Direct support to urban areas/groups to re-engage in Peace and reconciliation, with resource funding for cross-community activities.
  2. Direct support to migrant groups to re-engage in Peace and reconciliation, with resource funding for cross-community activities.

We intend to engage with local groups/areas, and migrant, groups, developing several small partnerships on a cross community and/or cross-cultural basis, supporting participant groups throughout the delivery process.

The project will be broken up into four sections; “Looking at ourselves”, “Looking at others”, “Working together” and “Where to now?”.

An Information session will be held on Tuesday 24th July in Magherafelt Community Support Centre, 13 Queen Street, Magherafelt @ 7pm at which time there will be a presentation of the aims and objectives of the project.

Sign up for the meeting now by registering on the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/communities-programme-targeted-at-urban-and-migrant-communities-tickets-48196103844

Other meetings will be held:

            Cookstown                 Wednesday    22nd August 2018

            Maghera                     Thursday        23rd August 2018

            Dungannon                Tuesday          28th August 2018

            Coalisland                   Wednesday    29th August 2018

If in the meantime you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Chris Pollock or Tiernach Mahon at STEP on 02887750211 or email chris.pollock@stepni.org or tiernach.mahon@stepni.org

 

Aug
26
Sun
STEP Mela Bus Trip from M’felt & Cookstown @ Botanic Gardens
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Belfast Mela 2018 @ Botanic Gardens
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Mela – Tickets available now

Organised by ArtsEkta, this year’s Belfast Mela is set to provide a wonderful family day out to celebrate Northern Ireland’s increasing cultural diversity with music, dance, food and much more from around the world.

Nisha Tandon, Executive Director, ArtsEkta says:

“This is the 12th year of the Belfast Mela and each year the festival continues to go from strength to strength. This year we wanted to highlight the hugely important part families play at Mela so as well our popular baby rave Bollywood style there is also a new magical journey around the world in Culture Land, mesmerising theatre shows in the Tropical Ravine and much more for families to enjoy a wonderful world of diversity in Botanic.”

The Belfast Mela festival will transform Botanic Gardens into an exotic magical garden with up to 30,000 expected to enjoy the sights, sounds and aromas from a wealth of nations. A special addition to this year’s programme will see Botanic go to Bollywood in a spectacular finale show featuring over 100 local participants

Tickets are now available to book online priced £7 for adults; £6 concession and a family ticket costs £15, covering entry for 2 adults and 2 children under 16. Book now for early bird discounts.

www.belfastmela.org.uk/tickets/

Aug
28
Tue
STEP PEACE IV Project Information Meeting – Dungannon @ The Junction
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm

 

PEACE IV Communities Programme targeted at Urban and Migrant Communities

A project supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB) in partnership with Mid Ulster District Council.

 

Between now and September 2019, STEP is undertaking a “PEACE IV Communities Programme targeted at Urban and Migrant Communities” on behalf of the Peace IV Programme Partnership and Mid-Ulster Council.

The aims of the project are to:

  1. Direct support to urban areas/groups to re-engage in Peace and reconciliation, with resource funding for cross-community activities.
  2. Direct support to migrant groups to re-engage in Peace and reconciliation, with resource funding for cross-community activities.

We intend to engage with local groups/areas, and migrant, groups, developing several small partnerships on a cross community and/or cross-cultural basis, supporting participant groups throughout the delivery process.

The project will be broken up into four sections; “Looking at ourselves”, “Looking at others”, “Working together” and “Where to now?”.

An Information session will be held on Tuesday 24th July in Magherafelt Community Support Centre, 13 Queen Street, Magherafelt @ 7pm at which time there will be a presentation of the aims and objectives of the project.

Sign up for the meeting now by registering on the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/communities-programme-targeted-at-urban-and-migrant-communities-tickets-48196103844

Other meetings will be held:

            Cookstown                 Wednesday    22nd August 2018

            Maghera                     Thursday        23rd August 2018

            Dungannon                Tuesday          28th August 2018

            Coalisland                   Wednesday    29th August 2018

If in the meantime you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Chris Pollock or Tiernach Mahon at STEP on 02887750211 or email chris.pollock@stepni.org or tiernach.mahon@stepni.org

 

Aug
29
Wed
STEP PEACE IV Project Information Meeting – Coalisland @ Craic Theatre
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm

 

PEACE IV Communities Programme targeted at Urban and Migrant Communities

A project supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB) in partnership with Mid Ulster District Council.

 

Between now and September 2019, STEP is undertaking a “PEACE IV Communities Programme targeted at Urban and Migrant Communities” on behalf of the Peace IV Programme Partnership and Mid-Ulster Council.

The aims of the project are to:

  1. Direct support to urban areas/groups to re-engage in Peace and reconciliation, with resource funding for cross-community activities.
  2. Direct support to migrant groups to re-engage in Peace and reconciliation, with resource funding for cross-community activities.

We intend to engage with local groups/areas, and migrant, groups, developing several small partnerships on a cross community and/or cross-cultural basis, supporting participant groups throughout the delivery process.

The project will be broken up into four sections; “Looking at ourselves”, “Looking at others”, “Working together” and “Where to now?”.

An Information session will be held on Tuesday 24th July in Magherafelt Community Support Centre, 13 Queen Street, Magherafelt @ 7pm at which time there will be a presentation of the aims and objectives of the project.

Sign up for the meeting now by registering on the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/communities-programme-targeted-at-urban-and-migrant-communities-tickets-48196103844

Other meetings will be held:

            Cookstown                 Wednesday    22nd August 2018

            Maghera                     Thursday        23rd August 2018

            Dungannon                Tuesday          28th August 2018

            Coalisland                   Wednesday    29th August 2018

If in the meantime you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Chris Pollock or Tiernach Mahon at STEP on 02887750211 or email chris.pollock@stepni.org or tiernach.mahon@stepni.org

 

Aug
30
Thu
Next Chapter Project Meeting 2 – Magherafelt @ Magherafelt Women's Group
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm

The next meeting of the Next Chapter Hub will take place on Thursday 30th of August at the Learning Lodge in Magherafelt. 

 

Please confirm your attendance by email (alex.delatorre@politicsplus.com)

 

 

Sep
1
Sat
Islamic Culture Exhibition – Belfast @ Ten Square Hotel
Sep 1 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

BELFAST FIRST ISLAMIC CULTURE EXHIBITION By Discover Islam Ireland

This is a free event

PURPOSE OF THE EXHIBITION: The objective of the Islamic Culture Exhibition is to give the people of Belfast and Northern Ireland an opportunity to come and see what Islam and Muslims are about. This is also an opportunity for people to come and ask the questions that they may have regarding Islam and Muslims. The Islamic Culture Exhibition will be complete with information, history, artwork, artefacts and literature about Islam and Muslims. There will also be short discussion forum where members of the public will be able to discuss and ask questions about Islam and Muslims. The exhibition will be completely free of charge with Complementary tea and coffee for all members of the public.

 

Contact Details

discoverislam.ie

info@discoverislam.ie