Irish Network for Nonviolent Action Training and Education

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Background information

Origins of the organisation:
The Irish Network for Nonviolent Action Training and Education (INNATE) was established as a result of the need for an umbrella group to support groups and individuals exploring nonviolent approaches to conflict issues.

Aims and objectives:
To act as a network linking those committed to, or interested in, explicitly nonviolent action and training. Some, but not all, of INNATE’s work is essentially intertwined with community relations and the development of a nonviolent response to areas of community tension. In the context of ‘peace’ work, INNATE insists that a radical concept of nonviolence and nonviolent action, learning from both Irish and International experience, offers much in addressing the conflict in Northern Ireland.

Geographical area of operation:
Ireland, mainly Northern Ireland, with a particular concentration in Belfast. Local associated groups in Belfast, Derry, Cork and Dublin.

Networks/Affiliations:
INNATE is an associate member of War Resisters International (WRI) and the International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR), also has links with other bodies at home and abroad.

Other details:

  • Date established: 1987
  • Status of organisation: Informal Network
  • Total membership: 15 groups,  45 individual members
  • Number of Volunteers: Varies
  • Publishes Nonviolent News eleven times a year.
  • Regular conferences, seminars on nonviolence
  • Provision of training courses
  • Information point for those interested in nonviolence
  • Publications, graphics and other resource materials
Address:
16 Ravensdene Park, Belfast BT6 0DA, Northern Ireland
Tel: +44-(0)28-9064 7106 Fax: +44-(0)28 9064 7106
Contact person:
Rob Fairmichael, Coordinator
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