EU Programme for Peace and Reconciliation 2014-2020 (Peace IV)
The European Union, in recognition of the significant challenges that face Northern Ireland and the Border Region of Ireland, has made a specific allocation of funding within the new regulations 2014-2020 to address issues associated with the creation of a more peaceful society. Specifically the regulations have made provision for a budget of €229m for a new PEACE Programme under the European Regional Development Fund. The new PEACE Programme will provide support to projects that contribute towards the promotion of greater levels of peace and reconciliation. It will place a strong emphasis on promoting cross-community relations and understanding in order to create a more cohesive society. The Programme has four key priority areas, for more information on these areas click here.