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Belfast Interface Project (BIP)
Belfast Interface Project is a membership organisation which aims to engage in the development of creative approaches towards the regeneration of Belfast's interface or 'peaceline' areas.
The organisation was established in 1995 with a remit to identify the major issues of concern to interface communities in Belfast and, in consultation with community, statutory and voluntary sectors, to assist in identifying effective means of addressing these issues and facilitating these processes where possible.
In 2000, BIP became a membership organisation and currently has a membership of over 30 community groups from nationalist and unionist interface areas of Belfast as well as a smaller number of associate and individual members. The organisation's management committee is drawn from its membership base and it has a small staff team led by Chris O'Halloran, a Communications and Membership Support Project Development Worker and a Support Worker.
Belfast Interface Project's Vision is of a Belfast in which interface communities:
BIP's 2005-2008 programme of work reflects their commitment to engaging in the development of creative approaches towards the regeneration of Belfast's interface areas and includes:
Further information on the work of the Belfast Interface Project is available on their website www.belfastinterfaceproject.org