Progressing Reconciliation – Role of Peace Agreements

Date: 1st November 2013

Venue: William Jefferson Clinton Auditorium, University College Dublin

Peace agreements act as frameworks for rebuilding society in post-conflict situations, oftentimes providing roadmaps for societal reconstruction and reconciliation. This seminar brings together internationally recognized experts on post-conflict reconciliation and community leaders to reflect on the adequacy of the Good Friday Agreement to facilitate societal reconciliation in Northern Ireland. Based on their extensive experience of working with communities, panelists with interrogate the progress made in reconciliation with particular reference to social institutions like education, religion and family.

The seminar is being jointly organized by UCD Centre for Humanitarian Action and Clinton Institute for American Studies in partnership with Network in Humanitarian Action, The Institute for International Humanitarian Affairs and the European Commission for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection.

The seminar will be of special interest to students, researchers, practitioners and community leaders interested in or working on societal reconciliation, especially in Northern Ireland. There is no participation cost.

To register kindly email: or call +353 (0) 1716 7608 by October 30th.