To promote dialogue, create awareness and develop understanding about political issues arising among groups in Northern Ireland so that people can learn the consequences of the positions they hold and make informed choices about their political future.
To analyse and understand the contribution of dialogue in conflict situations and its place in the theory and practice of peace building.
To promote dialogue with those involved in other conflict situations in order to learn how they handle conflict, to inform them about developments and concerns in Northern Ireland, and to help groups within Northern Ireland to see their challenges in a more global context.
They do this through production of leaflets and dialogue events.
Projects and Activities
Cross-community work Evaluation of the implementation of the 1998 Agreement Pilot youth group Women's group Single Identity Work Residentials Stanford Project One-day seminars Summer schools Area-based programmes