The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice

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12 December, QUB

Human Rights Futures: The Agenda for the Next 50 Years?

The conference will be framed by reflections on the contribution of the Northern Ireland civil rights movement and include discussions about the future of human rights. The principal aim is to understand what the lessons might be for the promotion and protection of human rights and the agenda for the next 50 years.

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A flagship for social transformation

The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice is a Global Research Institute (GRI).

A flagship for interdisciplinary research in areas of major societal challenge, the GRI brings together excellent researchers from a wide range of disciplines to tackle some of the greatest global issues of our age.

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Unparalleled expertise to bring about change

Questions about peace, security and justice dominate the discourse of governments, international agencies and civil society.

How can societies emerging from conflict resolve lingering grievances? How can they establish peace on a daily basis? How can the competing demands of justice, peace and security be resolved? The GRI responds to the challenge of building a peaceful, secure and inclusive world, bringing together the unparalleled expertise at Queen’s on these issues.


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Providing students with a broad overview of conflict resolution, this summer school offers a comparative international perspective on conflict transformation and social justice.

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Does technology put Human Rights at risk?

Date(s): 10/12/2018 - 10/12/2018
Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: The Black Box, 18-22 Hill Street Belfast, BT1 2LA

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Queen's University Chancellor 1999-2009

Senator George J. Mitchell

"I believe there’s no such thing as a conflict that can’t be ended. They’re created and sustained by human beings. They can be ended by human beings. No matter how ancient the conflict, no matter how hateful, no matter how hurtful, peace can prevail."

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