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Duncan is the Chief Executive Officer of the Northern Ireland Community Relations Council (CRC), the body with primary responsibility for funding and development of inter-community relations practice and policy in Northern Ireland.
Chair: Duncan Morrow
In recent years, the CRC has taken a leading role in promoting dialogue to underpin 'A Shared Future', the government's long running strategy to promote improved relations in Northern Ireland. Previously, Duncan was active in many areas of community relations work as a member of Understanding Confl ict and as Co-Director of Future Ways, a unique active learning agency within the University of Ulster.
His interests included political education, organisational development work with public agencies and voluntary groups, community development, mediation and the facilitation of diffi cult conversations between people and groups in conflict. At the University of Ulster he was also a lecturer in politics with a particular interest in ethnic conflict, religion and violence. He has written numerous reports, books and articles including 'A Worthwhile Venture?' (with Karin Eyben and Derick Wilson),'Northern Ireland Politics' (with Arthur Aughey) and 'Churches and Inter-community relationships.'
In 1998, he was appointed as a Northern Ireland Sentence Review Commissioner, the body responsible for implementing the early release of paramilitary prisoners agreed as part of the Good Friday Agreement. A native of Belfast, Duncan is married to Susie. They have three children.
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