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The challenges that lie ahead for Richard Haass

11 September 2013 Last updated at 18:57 BST

BBC Northern Ireland's political correspondent Martina Purdy looks at the challenges ahead for Richard Haass when he visits Northern Ireland.

He is due to chair all-party talks set up to deal with some of the most divisive issues confronting Northern Ireland.

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