Nominees for the Nobel Peace Prize with Oireachtas Members in Leinster House 2000

The Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement has released a statement of support to Northern Ireland integrated education campaigners in advance of the Nobel Peace Prize 2019 result being announced.

The Integrated Education Fund (IEF) and the Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education (NICIE) are jointly nominated for the prestigious peace prize for their work.

Representatives from the organisations detailed their work at a meeting of the Joint Committee of TDs and Senators in Leinster House last week.

Following the meeting, the Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement, chaired by Deputy Seán Crowe, issued the following statement:

“The Committee was pleased to hear from the Integrated Education Fund and Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education on their great achievements, is fully supportive of their work and hopes their work is recognised by success in being awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.”

The Nobel Peace Prize 2019 results will be announced on Friday, 11 October at 11am.

To find out more, visit the Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement webpage.