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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Finance Minister welcomes Peace Plus approval

Finance Minister, Conor Murphy has welcomed North South Ministerial Council approval of the Peace Plus Programme.

Welcoming approval Minister Murphy said: “The £1 billion Peace Plus Programme will provide much needed funding across a broad range of projects in the North and the Border region.  This will include our health sector, with significant investment in supporting healthy and inclusive communities – which is particularly important in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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“Today’s approval marks a key milestone in the Peace Plus Programme which will help deliver economic regeneration, investment in young people, the environment and further support peace and reconciliation initiatives.  

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“SEUPB can now seek formal approval from the European Commission with a view to the Peace Plus Programme opening for calls in early 2022.”

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