Research Reports

October 12, 2006

Common Chapter (North-South) Activity Report (2004-2005)

The Centre for Cross Border Studies in partnership with FPM Accountants LLP (Newry) was commissioned by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB) to produce a Common Chapter (North/South) Activity Report for 2004 and 2005. This report incorporated the following as documented within the terms of reference provided: Document all relevant activity, North and South; Explanation […]

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October 9, 2006

Improving government service delivery to minority ethnic groups

This study, commissioned by the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister (Northern Ireland) from the Centre for Cross Border Studies, is being carried out by the National Consultative Committee on Racism and Interculturalism (Dublin), the Institute for Conflict Research (Belfast), and Organisation and Social Development Consultants Ltd (Edinburgh). This study will examine how public authorities provide […]

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September 1, 2006

Immigration, Emigration, Racism and Sectarianism (IERS) Schools’ Project 2006 – 2008

The Centre was contracted by the EU Programme for Peace and Reconciliation (through Co-operation Ireland) to carry out the Immigration, Emigration, Racism and Sectarianism Schools’ Project. The project brought together nearly 300 children aged 9-14 from 12 schools – six Protestant and Catholic schools (upper primary and lower secondary) in Antrim and Londonderry and six Protestant […]

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May 29, 2006

Patient Mobility in the European Union: learning from experience

Monday, 29 May 2006 The launch of the e4p Case Study book – official title: “Patient Mobility in the European Union: learning from experience” – took place on Monday, 29 May 2006 at the European Parliament, hosted by John Bowis, MEP. This case book includes a chapter on cross-border care on the island of Ireland […]

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May 1, 2006

Public attitudes to developing and using cross-border health services

Politicians and health professionals have identified health as a key area for cross-border co-operation. The two health systems (National Health Services in the North and Irish Health Service in the South) share common core principles, face similar health and service problems, and have adopted similar approaches to tackling issues. However there is little evidence of […]

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