Entries by Eva Grosman

TEDxStormont Women 2016 speakers announced

TEDxStormont Women is back, taking place on Thursday 27 October from 6pm to 9pm at Parliament Buildings, Stormont. Organised along the ‘It’s About Time’ theme and supported by Ulster Bank, the event will feature 14  leading thinkers, innovators, artists, politicians, philosophers and entertainers from the UK, Ireland and the United States representing such diverse fields […]

RISING Global Peace Forum

CDPB is delighted to partner with RISING Global Peace Forum and RISING 16 their second annual gathering. Taking place from 15th to 16th November 2016 in Coventry, UK, it will bring together great minds from across the globe to discuss the world’s most intractable issues. World leaders, peace practitioners, academics, diplomats, media and the public […]

Dr Eugen Koh: Art, healing and Northern Ireland

CDPB hosted Dr Eugen Koh in Belfast last week, following his visit to Northern Ireland in September 2015. Reflecting on the visit Dr Koh said: “May I thank the Centre for Democracy and Peace Building for inviting me back to Belfast. I have always been very conscious of myself as an outsider: and what would […]

TEDxStormont is Back!

TEDxStormont is back, taking place on Saturday, 17 September from 11am to 3pm at the MAC in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter. Organised along the theme of “Imagine” and supported by lead sponsor Ulster Bank, the event will feature 12 leading thinkers, innovators, artists, philosophers and entertainers from the UK, Ireland and the United States representing such […]

‘Born and Reared’ screenings and workshops to mark #CRWeek16

To coincide with Community Relations and Cultural Awareness Week, the Centre for Democracy and Peace Building will host series of community screenings of ‘Born and Reared’ across Northern Ireland. It will include Q&As and workshops with film makers Hen Norton and Dan Dennison. ‘Born and Reared’ is a moving documentary that explores contemporary Northern Ireland, […]

Coventry to Belfast: Journeys of Dialogue and Reconciliation

You are invited to “Coventry to Belfast: Journeys of Dialogue and Reconciliation” on Thursday, 6 October from 8.30am to 10.30am in the Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings, Stormont Speakers: Lord Alderdice, Chair, Centre for Democracy and Peace Building Professor Mike Hardy, Chair, RISING Global Peace Forum The Reverend Canon Sarah Hills, Coventry Cathedral Canon for Reconciliation […]

EU Debate NI: Where NI goes next?

Following the decision by the UK electorate to Leave the EU, The Centre for Democracy & Peace Building (CDPB) are to continue their ‘EU Debate NI’ programme thanks to support from the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust. EU Debate NI took a neutral position to stimulate and inform debate in Northern Ireland on the consequences of […]

CDPB announces new appointments to the Board and Advisory Board

We are absolutely delighted to announce appointments of Dr Laurence Crowley CBE to the ‪Board of Directors and Mr Terence Browne to our Advisory Board. Dr Laurence Crowley CBE is chairman of the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), Ecocem Ltd., The Middletown Centre for Autism and Realex Payments Ltd.  In 2005 he completed his term […]

Annual Report 2016: Building the momentum

If the first year was about getting started, year two of CDPB has seen the building of remarkable momentum.  Even a quick glance through the monthly calendar of events will show the extraordinary level of activity of the Centre and those who work with us, especially our Chief Executive, Eva Grosman and Programme Director, Conor […]