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Monday, October 31, 2005

Bruce Morrison Moderates Talks on Ireland's Future

WORLD LEADERS TO DISCUSS IRELAND'S FUTURE AND MOMENTUM TOWARD PEACE Irish American Unity Conference Hosts Roundtable Discussion at Georgetown Washington DC, October 31, 2005 - A distinguished panel of political leaders, intellectuals and media from around the world will gather at Georgetown University Law Center on Friday, November 18, 2005 to discuss the future of Ireland. The discussion will focus on the aspects of the Good Friday Agreement and advancing the peace process. Bruce Morrison, former United States Congressman and advisor to the Clinton administration regarding Irish peace process initiatives will moderate the panel discussion. Panelists will include: - Andrew Sens, Independent International Commission on Decommissioning responsible for overseeing the disposal of paramilitary arms - Ned Nolan, Deputy Director for the European Bureau of the US State Department - Andrew Pike, Consul to Northern Ireland of the British Embassy - Orla O'Hanrahan, Political Counselor of the Embassy of Ireland - Stephen Farry, General Secretary, Alliance Party - Alex Maskey, Former Lord Mayor of Belfast and Sinn Fein Counselor - Anne Porter, Director of the Ulster Unionist Party, North American Bureau - Dr. Robert C Linnon, National President, Irish American Unity Conference - Sean T. Kean, U.S. Republican Party Assemblyman in New Jersey General Assembly - Paul O'Connor, Patrick Finucane Centre in Derry - Robin Livingston, a Director of Daily Ireland and Andersonstown News Group - Dominic Martin, Press and Public Affairs for British Embassy Representatives from major Irish American organizations and the Northern Ireland Bureau will also be in attendance. This event will be held at the Gewirz Student Center at Georgetown University's Law Center, 120 F Street NW - 12th Floor, Washington, DC on Friday, November 18, 20005 between 9 a.m. - Noon. The Irish American Unity Conference is hosting the event. Space is limited at this invitation only event so please RSVP as soon as possible by email: or call #1-800-947-4282. Media representatives are invited and encouraged to RSVP as well. Special arrangements to tape the event should be made in advance. Media packets will be provided. If you require further information please contact: Deanna Turner Director of Communications Lee Riley Powell, IAUC DC Chapter President Tel: (202)360-6347 Email: IRISH AMERICAN UNITY CONFERENCE National Office 611 Pennsylvania Ave, SE #4150 Washington, D.C. 20003 #1-800-947-4282 email: The IRISH AMERICAN UNITY CONFERENCE is a nationwide, nonpartisan, nonsectarian, chapter-based human rights organization working for justice and peace in Ireland. We are a wholly American 501c(4) organization.
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