On Tuesday, November 6th, Former president of Ireland and UN Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson delivered the Inaugural Senator George J. Mitchell Annual Peace Lecture at Queen’s University Belfast. Serving from 1990–1997, Robinson was the first female president of Ireland and now works to secure global justice for vulnerable people across the world, withRead more..
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An international seminar celebrated and reflected on the progress made in improving wellbeing in Northern Ireland. In the year of the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, it is an appropriate time to explore the wellbeing of Northern Ireland’s citizens, and the work being undertaken for future generations across all communities. And on this past October 8, the Carnegie UK Trust hosted an internationalRead more..
October 13, 2002: The third class of George J. Mitchell Scholars arrived in Ireland for a year of study at institutions throughout the island. While here they will volunteer for the 2003 Special Olympics World Summer Games, which take place from June 16-29. Bank of Ireland, premier sponsor of the games, has been a strongRead more..
The contest for the second annual George J. Mitchell Scholarships for the 2001-2002 academic year is underway. The deadline for applications is October 10, 2000. Twelve scholarships will be awarded. The Mitchell scholarship program was initiated by the Washington-based U.S.-Ireland Alliance in 1998 in honor of Senator George Mitchell’s contribution to the peace process inRead more..