International peace forum descends on Belfast (International Fund for Ireland)

FCT Belfast Chair, Councillor Tim Attwood, addresses members
FCT Belfast Chair, Councillor Tim Attwood, addresses members

International peace forum descends on Belfast
Fund Focus, newsletter for the International Fund for Ireland
1 June 2015

Late last year, the International Fund for Ireland welcomed the fifth annual Forum for Cities in Transition (FCT) to Belfast for a series of discussion on the theme of “promoting reconciliation through resilience”. The Chair of FCT Belfast, Councillor Tim Attwood, shares his experiences from the event. Read more

Small but significant steps in overcoming old hatreds

holland-jennySmall but significant steps in overcoming old hatreds
Forum for Cities in Transition 5th annual gathering
by Jenny HOLLAND for Forum for Cities in Transition
30 October 2014

Progressive Unionist Party city counsellor John Kyle was at an event Monday night to welcome a delegation of visitors from cities living through or coming out of violence and conflict. Read more

Villiers should stand up for NI, as she has done for her own constituency (News Letter)

Villiers should stand up for NI, as she has done for her own constituency
OPINION: Nick GARBUTT (News Letter)
30 October 2014

Delegates from cities all around the world that are either emerging from, or still engulfed in conflict were in Belfast this week for a conference entitled “Promoting reconciliation through resilience”. Read more

Irish peace process a beacon of hope: McGuinness

Irish peace process a beacon of hope: McGuinness
Sinn Féin, Belfast
30 October 2014

The Irish peace process is a beacon of hope internationally but ongoing political effort is required if current negotiations are to succeed, Deputy Minister Martin McGuinness has told the Forum for Cities in Transition International conference in Belfast City Hall today. Read more