The Good Friday Agreement (GFA) or Belfast Agreement (Irish: Comhaontú Aoine an Chéasta or Comhaontú Bhéal Feirste; Ulster-Scots: Guid Friday Greeance or Bilfawst Greeance), these are some agreements signed on April 10, 1998 that put an end to most of the violence of the Troubles, a political conflict in Northern Ireland that had arisen since the late 1960s. This was an important development in the peace process in Northern Ireland in the 1990s. Northern Ireland`s current system of de decentralised government is based on the agreement. The Agreement also established a number of institutions between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland and between the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom. The agreement recognised the constitutional status of Northern Ireland as part of the United Kingdom, reflecting the desire of the majority of citizens. But it also established a principle of consent – that a united Ireland could see the case if and when a majority of the population of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland wanted it. In this case, the British government would be obliged to hold a referendum and respect the result. Agreement on administrative support for the Citizens` Forum and the establishment of guidelines for the selection of representatives of the Citizens` Forum. With the commitment of the Irish and British Governments to reintegrate paramilitary prisoners into society by creating opportunities for employment, retraining and education, an infrastructure to support the European Union Peace and Reconciliation Fund was established by the European Union in 1998. It was reported that the Belfast-based Northern Ireland Voluntary Trust managed the fund. In addition, more than 26 community-based ex-prisoner projects were underway across Northern Ireland, in the areas of education, vocational skills programmes, financial and social counselling, housing and family counselling in Ireland.1 “The Kar friday Agreement – Prisoners”, BBC News, www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/schools/agreement/policing/prisoner. In May/June 1999, the Commission conducted an opinion poll to understand public attitudes towards policing in Northern Ireland.
The Commission also visited various locations, including several locations, including the United Kingdom, South Africa, Spain and the United States. The 9. In September 1999, the Northern Ireland Independent Police Commission presented its report and made recommendations on issues related to human rights, accountability, policing with the community, police structure, size of the police service, composition of the police service and other issues. The Commission made 175 recommendations.1 Trade union policy responses to the report and its recommendations were not positive.2 “Commission on Policing for Northern Ireland,” BBC News, accessed January 29, 2013, www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/schools/agreement/policing/commissi. After marathon negotiations, an agreement was finally reached on 10 April 1998 […].