Entries by Eva Grosman

Scissor Sisters Ana Matronic set for TEDxStormont Women event later this year

Ana Matronic from the world-famous band Scissor Sisters is set to address TEDxStormont Women taking place at Parliament Buildings, Stormont on 2 November. The Scissor Sisters frontwoman and robot obsessive, Ana Matronic has written about her love of robotics in her book ‘Robot Takeover’ which looks at 100 of the most iconic robots from popular […]

Lord Alderdice: Change and Challenge

Chairman’s Remarks – CDPB Annual Report 2017 Change and Challenge The last year has again seen a remarkable level of activity for the Centre for Democracy and Peace Building, from the excitement of our Van Morrison fund-raiser, to our rapidly expanding international activities and our engagement with ground-breaking digital developments. However across the world, it […]

Lord Alderdice Blog: Why has this generation dropped the baton?

On the long and winding road of the Northern Ireland Peace Process the most important lesson we learned was that such intractable, violent, political problems were a result of disturbed historic relationships between communities of people. The three key sets of relationships upon which the negotiations and subsequent institutions were based were between Protestant Unionists […]

Digital DNA: Technology, social cohesion and peace advocacy

We are delighted to host a session on “Technology, social cohesion and peace advocacy” during Digital DNA. In this digital age, technology is altering how we engage with the world, offering new avenues for social change. In this session we will explore how technology can help to foster contact and collaboration between groups in conflict […]

A Giant’s Cause: Solutions for Brexit | 11 May | QUB

The future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union remains open and one of the options floated has been for the UK to join the European Economic Area (EEA) on the EFTA side. The EEA extends the EU’s Single Market to three EFTA countries: Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. These countries are simultaneously members […]

ETA disarmament: CDPB’s Director Chris Maccabe among the International Verification Commission members

The International Verification Commission (IVC) was established in 2011 to verify Euskadi Ta Askatasuna’s (ETA) declaration of a definitive end of violence. The Commission members include Chris Maccabe, former Political Director of the Northern Ireland Office and CDPB’s Director; Ronald Kasrils, former Minister of Intelligence and Deputy Defence Minister of South Africa; Ram Manikkalingam, Chairman […]

Music Unite Culture Night

An eclectic mix of musicians gathered at the Loughside Community Centre, on the Shore Road in North Belfast to entertain an audience of over 400 people with Music Unite’s night of culture. The event was the culmination of a yearlong project facilitated by the Centre for Democracy and Peace Building, project managed by Nigel Kells […]

Healing the wounds of Britain’s relationship with the First Americans

Lord Alderdice invites you to the talk Healing the wounds of Britain’s relationship with the First Americans with Chief Anne Richardson Wednesday, 22 March 2017 from 6.30pm to 8pm Committee Room 1, House of Lords, London SW1A 0AA Please register at www.getinvited.to/cdpb/chiefanne ____________________ Chief Anne Richardson is the first woman to be elected to lead […]

Lord Alderdice honoured for Excellence in Promoting Peace & Collaboration by Global Thinkers Forum

Lord Alderdice to be presented with a Special Award for Excellence in Promoting Peace & Collaboration by Global Thinkers Forum – the global platform promoting accountable leadership, women’s empowerment and youth development. Among other Honourees are the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), for Excellence in Positive Change; Alwaleed Philanthropies and HH Prince Alwaleed […]