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Human rights: cause, consequence or transforming conflicts?

ALVAREZ PRIETO IgnacioHuman rights: cause, consequence or transforming conflicts?
by Ignacio Álvarez PRIETO for Northern Ireland Foundation
10 December 2014

As part of the Human Rights Festival events in Belfast, Dr Louise Mallinder, from Ulster University, addressed in St Mary’s University College the lecture Human Rights: From Conflict to Transitional Justice, regarding the role of human rights in the context of war, conflict and transitional justice in post conflict societies.

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Placing memories with reality: Review of “Waltz with Bashir”

ALVAREZ PRIETO IgnacioPlacing memories with reality: Review of “Waltz with Bashir” film screening as part of Human Rights Festival
by Ignacio Álvarez PRIETO for Northern Ireland Foundation
8 December 2014

In association with the Human Rights Festival that is running from 8th-13th of December in Belfast, the Black Box venue screened the Israeli animated war documentary film, “Waltz with Bashir”, directed by former soldier and Israeli director, Ari Folman.

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‘Border Lives’ project gives voice to the untold stories of the frontier

ALVAREZ PRIETO Ignacio‘Border Lives’ project gives voice to the untold stories of the frontier
by Ignacio Álvarez PRIETO for Northern Ireland Foundation
24 November 2014

Tyrone Donegal Partnership has recently made the ‘Border Lives’ project, a storytelling project that merges over 90 participants’ narratives about how their respective lives and of their community were affected by the Troubles period and up to recent times, due to their presence and living in the border region between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

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Sharing experiences of disseminating personal Accounts of the Conflict

ALVAREZ PRIETO IgnacioSharing experiences of disseminating personal Accounts of the Conflict
by Ignacio Álvarez PRIETO for Northern Ireland Foundation
18 November 2014

A two-day international conference, “Accounts of the Conflict: Digitally Archiving Stories for Peacebuilding” held by INCORE, raised important considerations in archiving and disseminating personal accounts during times of conflict.

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‘Diversity is strength and not a threat’: Unite Against Hate seminar

ALVAREZ PRIETO Ignacio‘Diversity is strength and not a threat’:
Unite Against Hate seminar, Belfast City Hall
by Ignacio Álvarez PRIETO for Northern Ireland Foundation
4 November 2014

Belfast City Hall was the venue for a seminar, ‘Challenging Racism: Ending Hate’, where Dr Richard Montague and Professor Peter Shirlow’s report was presented.