Project Working

We engage with victims and survivors and other stakeholders through creative initiatives, the media and social media and by carrying out surveys and hosting focus groups, seminars and conferences, all to inform our research and policy advice.

We raise the profile of the issues faced by the population of a post-conflict society so that we are in a better space to address them and can help bring about a better peace for everyone who lives here.

Peace IV Research Programme

We have commissioned a number of important pieces of research to inform decision-makers and service providers about the holistic needs of victims and survivors, the services required to help them,…

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Population Surveys

The Commission’s 2021 Northern Ireland Population Survey found that 24% of its 2099 respondents stated they met the legal definition of a victim or survivor of the Troubles / conflict. …

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‘The House’ Project

The House was developed as a partnership piece by the Commission for Victims and Survivors and Big Telly Theatre Company. It was first staged in August 2021 for the Féile…

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Anonymous Storytelling

We worked with a journalist who had experience of reporting and storytelling projects from conflict regions in different parts of the world to develop a series of anonymous stories of…

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‘The Next Page’ Podcast

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Services for victims and survivors

Services for victims and survivors Oversight of services to victims and survivors is one of the Statutory duties of the Commissioner. This includes services directly within the sector as funded…

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Great Britain & the Republic of Ireland In the early years of the first government strategy for victims and survivors, work on victims’ issues had been very Northern Ireland centred. …

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Trauma & Mental health

Trauma & Mental Health For many years, we have advocated for a dedicated psychological trauma service to be established for victims and survivors of the Troubles. In 2012, our Comprehensive…

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