Programmes

COHESION, SHARING AND INTEGRATION

This programme of work promotes the ethos of a “Shared Future” within and between rural communities across Northern Ireland. All projects and activities carried out under this programme focus specifically on the issues related to rural sectarianism and rural racism. There is also scope for work on gender issues, minority ethnic work, cultural diversity, social exclusion and poverty, culture, equality and championing sustainability.  The CSI programme itself develops rural community initiatives, feeds into the NI policy context, assists the RCN Rural Enablers programme and promotes Cohesion, Sharing and Integration at both a local and regional level.

Conference to inspire local peace building actions

A conference, designed to inspire efforts to build peace and good relations across the Fermanagh and Omagh district, has taken place as part of Community Relations and Cultural Awareness Week. Organised by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, in partnership with ...

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Human Rights Training

The Community Relations Council (CRC) has hosted a training programme on Peace-building and Reconciliation in partnership with the NI Human Rights Commission. The three half-day workshops on human rights and community relations were delivered in May at CRCs offices ...

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“A step forward for the Marching Band Community”

The Confederation of Ulster Bands, in partnership with REACT (Armagh) and Rural Community Network, launched the first strategic plan for the organisation on Tuesday 17th June 2014 at Brownlow House, Lurgan. The Confederation itself has been in existence for ...

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“Together Building a United Community"

Rural Community Network held a very successful conference on Thursday 19th June 2014 at Oxford Island entitled Together Building a United Community, looking Beyond Belfast. Over 70 rural participants were in attendance with a number of guest speakers from ...

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A ‘Day to Remember’ project

Rural Community Network in Cookstown ran a Day to Remember project in partnership with the North Armagh Womens Project and the Hart Memorial Primary School Portadown. The format of the event utilised the skills of the older women (arts ...

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