WIP celebrates the work of Claire Sugden MLA and Lisa Dietrich

Spirit of WIP Awards presented at annual WIP Alum Thanksgiving Ball

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For more than two decades, engaging emerging leaders across the island of Ireland to overcome divisions of the past and to build a shared future of peace and prosperity for Northern Ireland and Ireland.

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President Higgins praises the work of WIP

Through their involvement in the Program, these young people have forged enduring bonds of friendship with fellow program participants from other parts of Ireland – parts of the island with which they may not have been familiar and people from communities with whom they may never have previously engaged.
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Alum Thanksgiving Ball

Join us in Belfast, November 26th

Each year we celebrate two individuals who have demonstrated leadership in line with WIP’s values. This year’s Spirit of WIP Award recipients are Claire Sugden MLA (Justice Minister for Northern Ireland & WIP Class of 2010) and Lisa Dietrch (Director of Community Relations In Schools, Northern Ireland)

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