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An Innovative Approach to Community Engagement

Who are Veri Connect:

We are a team of green technologists, ecologists and training experts who deliver digitally enhanced skills based programmes. We specialise in the areas of mentorship, biodiversity and social inclusion.

Why Join Us?

With 6 Themes which encompass 21 individual investment areas in the PEACE Plus programme, there is scope to create some innovative, effective programmes within communities in the border regions.  With a proven track record, Veri Connect can optimise fully inclusive engagement and participation  in partnership with you. During our breakfast time session we will demonstrate how we can resource your team and contribute to a peaceful and prosperous society.

Learning Outcomes;

  • Discussion around Key themes of PEACE Plus and the solutions we offer.
  • Showcase from our ecology team of the place based learning we provide in communities
  • An opportunity to interact with our eLearning toolkit that compliments the place based sessions.
  • Demonstration of Veri, your digital team member, that will track and report, in real time for your PEACE Plus programmes.



Event Schedule

Date Location Venue Time
Thursday 15th Sept
Ardhowen Theatre
Thursday 15th Sept
Strule Arts Centre

‘PEACEPLUS is a new European Union funding programme designed to support peace and prosperity across Northern Ireland and the border counties of Ireland, building upon the work of the previous PEACE and INTERREG Programmes’.

Veri Connect has undertaken several different funded projects that fall under the categories within Peace Plus. Below are the six themes and three of which Veri Connect has prime case studies that they were involved in.

Theme 1

Building Peaceful and Thriving Communities

This range of investments will enable and empower communities through out. It will help communities that have fallen on difficult times, help communities to work together and come out stronger.

Theme 2

Delivering Economic Regeneration and Transformation

2.3 Programme Area Skills Development Programme (€35m)

This investment area will support area-based approaches, designed to address evidenced skills gaps aligned with national priorities. It will result in increased productivity and labour market participation by providing skilling and upskilling opportunities in sectors with existing and emerging skills requirements.

Veri Connect has worked with MentorsWork in this area. 

Theme 3


Empowering and Investing in Young People

3.2 PEACE PLUS Youth Programme (€45m).

This investment area will build the capacity of marginalised and disadvantaged young people within the Programme area, while enhancing their employability. Supported projects will incorporate the ‘one good adult’ approach.

Veri Connect worked on The impact project to target these young adult and help them achieve skills that will advance their lifes.

Theme 4

Healthy and Inclusive Communities

This range of investment will focus on helping social care services work together in the best way possible. 

It will help to rebuild and support communities focusing on individuals suffering from past Troubles.

Theme 5

Supporting a Sustainable and Better Connected Future

5.1 Biodiversity, Nature Recovery and Resilience (€15m)

5.3 Water Quality and Catchment Management (€21m)

5.4 Water Quality Improvement Programme (€32m)

This investment focuses on protecting wildlife and the nature around us. Projects are undertaken that help coastal areas and look after the quality of water in rivers and lake.

Veri connect worked on a big project with Nore Vision. This project reached several sub sections within this theme.

Theme 6

Building and Embedding Partnership and Collaboration

This investment focuses on helping people on both sides of the boarder. It helps organisations and local people to plan different projects together.