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22 October - 13 November
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The Belfast Good Friday Agreement: a catalyst of social transformation or a missed opportunity?

Stormont Building, Parliament Buildings,  home to the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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What’s on offer?

The event will consist of 45 minutes of panel presentations followed by 15 minutes of questions and answers. 

What’s it about?

As we approach the 25th anniversary of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement 1998, we take stock of the achievements, missed opportunities and potential of the Agreement.   Join the conversation as our experts from Ulster and QUB question to what extent has it offered socially transformative change, what has impeded the promise of change and what role does civil society have in realising the ambitions of the Agreement? 

Who’s leading the event?

Prof Rory O'Connell, Research Director for Law at Ulster University and Prof Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Professor of Law at QUB and Associate Director at Ulster University’s Transitional Justice Institute (Belfast).

Open to

Everyone is welcome.

Of particular interest to

Of particular interest to those interested in the Agreement, the protection of human rights and equality and the role of civil society.

Event booking deadline

24 hours before the event starts.