2018 Convenings

Convening on Influencing the Global Compact for Refugees

24th & 25th January 2018

An International Convening held in Co. Dublin to consider the opportunities opened up by proposals to hold a United Nations General Assembly High-Level Summit for Refugees and Migrants in September 2018.

Telling Europe's Migration Stories: Framing Messages Around Solutions

5th & 6th March 2018

A Conference lab for migration activists, communication pros, story experts & innovative funders. Co-sponsored with EPIM.

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Faith Based Migration Learning Exchange (MLE)

7th - 11th April 2018

Migration Learning Exchange for 14 activists from a range of faith backgrounds in Ireland & Britain to travel to the United States. There they’ll share learning with US activists at a 5 day programme hosted by CWS (Church World Service) in Washington DC.

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Women Negotiating Peace

13th April 2018

Organised ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting. The session focuses on aspects of peacebuilding & the contribution of women, within the overall theme of ‘Inclusive Governance: The Challenge for a Contemporary Commonwealth’

Inclusive Cities: a workshop on strategic communications and narrative

16th April 2018

Learning and reflections from Inclusive Cities on how to develop narratives which tell the story of their city in ways which generate a sense of identity, belonging and inclusion for all residents.

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Campaigning Seminar

24th & 25th April 2018

Private residential seminar held in Co. Dublin, bringing together individuals who have been engaged in working for social change in Ireland, both North & South. The aim is to reflect on past campaigns for progressive social change & try to capture key lessons.