Northern Ireland Peace Monitoring Report

The Northern Ireland Peace Monitoring report began as a process of annual monitoring to measure the distance travelled, either closer to, or further away from the shared goal of a peaceful and inclusive society.  The project is run by the Community Relations Council and financially supported by the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust.The first report was published in 2002, and all editions of the Peace Monitoring Report are available on the Community Relations Council website.


Sixth report

The Sixth Peace Monitoring Report was published in December 2023.  The team, led by ARK, comprised Ann Marie Gray, Jennifer Hamilton, Gráinne Kelly, Brendan Lynn and Richard Johnson from Ulster University, Paula Devine and John Topping from Queen's University, and Richard Martin from London School of Economics.  The Report measures security, equality, political progress, and cohesion and sharing. 


Fifth report

A team from ARK, led by Gillian Robinson, produced the Fifth Northern Ireland Peace Monitoring report. Published in 2019, the report focused on 2017 and 2018. The team members were Ann Marie Gray, Jennifer Hamilton, Gráinne Kelly, Brendan Lynn, Martin Melaugh and Gillian Robinson, from Ulster University.  


For more information, please contact:

  • Professor Ann Marie Gray, ARK Co-Director, email