The Community Relations Council is holding a special conference on 19 October 2010, at the Stormont Hotel to discuss OFMDFM’s proposals for Cohesion, Sharing and Integration (CSI).
A programme is attached below and media are invited to attend.
The conference will be attended by community relations practitioners and will hear a presentation from CRC Chief Executive Duncan Morrow on CRC’s thoughts on the CSI proposals. This will be followed by comments from independent commentators Alex Kane and Bernadette McAliskey. A discussion and debate among conference delegates will be followed at 1 pm by a political panel of six MLAs from different parties who will answer questions from the floor.
The discussion will be chaired by BBC’s William Crawley.
CRC will be issuing a press release later tomorrow in anticipation of its formal response to the Consultation proposals.
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LIVE ISSUES CONFERENCE
Stormont Hotel, Belfast
Tuesday 19th October, 2010
9.30am – 10am Registration
10.05am Opening Remarks – Tony McCusker CRC Chair
10.10amWhat does CSI have to offer?Duncan Morrow CRC CEO
10.45amAn Alternative Opinion - William Crawley BBC (Chair), Contributors, Alex Kane, Bernadette McAliskey, Duncan Morrow
11.10am Conference debate
11. 30am“Critical questions we want the political parties to answer”
1.00pmWhat are the political parties big ideas for community relations work?William Crawely BBC (Chair), Dolores Kelly SDLP, Stephen Farry Alliance, Dawn Purivs Independent, Danny Kennedy UUP, Simon Hamilton, DUP and Martina Anderson SF.