Past Events

Emma DeSouza – GFA at 25 – The Future of Northern Ireland’s Peace Process.

The ICC is delighted to host an evening of discussion with Emma DeSouza

Join us for a fascinating evening where Emma DeSouza will discuss the history of the Good Friday Agreement and the future it still plays after 25 years on the island of Ireland.

Emma DeSouza is a writer, campaigner and peacebuilder. She took forward a high profile court case against the UK government in relation to the Good Friday Agreement, changing UK immigration law to align with the Agreement. Following this Emma led in the creation of the All-island Women’s forum, acting as Chair and facilitator 2021-22. She is the Founder and Co-facilitator of Civic Initiative, a new civic-led participatory structure launched in 2023 to advance peace, reconciliation and wellbeing in Northern Ireland. Emma works in the area of constitutional law and human rights and has a BA (Hons) in Politics, Philosophy and Economics. She is a regular contributor to the Irish Times and several other publications including the Irish Examiner, Byline Times, Open Democrcay and more. She is the Vice-Chair of, sits on the Board of Directors at 50:50NI and is a member of the Equality Coalition.

Wed 31 May 2023

Doors: 7.00pm; Starts: 7.30pm

Tickets: £7 each OR £20 for the Series of Lectures