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December 12, 2018

CCBS Journal Launch 2018

The Centre for Cross Border Studies (CCBS) launched the 2018 edition of its Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland on Wednesday 12 December in the Moot Court, QUB School of Law, Belfast. Chair of the CCBS Board Dr Helen Johnston opened the event before guest speaker Les Allamby, Chief Commissioner, Northern Ireland Human Rights […]

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November 23, 2018

Centre for Cross Border Studies Statement on the draft Political Declaration Setting out the Framework for the Future Relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom

The Centre for Cross Border Studies, while welcoming the initiative in principle, raises its concerns regarding the reference to a proposed PEACE PLUS programme in the draft political declaration on the framework for the future UK-EU relationship, which fails to make clear how it will support cross-border cooperation. Read the full statement here.

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November 13, 2018

CCBS Director, Ruth Taillon attends Castle Talks on “The Identity Crisis of Europe Euroscepticism in border regions”

CCBS Director, Ruth Taillon travelled to Strasbourg to participate in a two-day seminar on the topic, “The Identity Crisis of Europe Euroscepticism in border regions”. The seminar was the first in a new Jean Monnet project being delivered by the University of Strasbourg, of which the “Castle Talks on Cross-Border Cooperation” are part. The Castle […]

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October 16, 2018

Invitation to a Dialogue: Exploring Cross Border Cultural Policy in Practice

Organised by the North South Social Innovation Network and Cultural Policy Observatory Ireland We invite those engaging in the amateur, voluntary, commercial and publicly-subsidised cultural sector to explore a range of questions on cross border exchange in an informal, conversational setting such as: Where do working relations across the border happen, how, why and in what […]

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October 11, 2018

Working for Wellbeing: Crossing sectors, crossing borders

Wednesday 14 November 2018 11.00 am – 1.00 pm St Columb’s Park House, 4 Limavady Road, Derry / Londonderry In times of constant change and changing challenges facing our populations’ wellbeing today, there is an ever greater need for decision-makers at all levels of government to work together, not only within their own jurisdictions, but […]

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September 14, 2018

Diagnosing Brexit Impacts on Health

Ruth Taillon, CCBS Director, was one of a number of panellists at a seminar hosted by Pat Sheehan MLA at Parliament Building, Stormont on 13 September. Other speakers were Brian O’Hagan, a member of the Transformation Advisory Board and co-chair of the HSCB Carers Strategy Implementation Group; Dr Mark Flear, Senior Lecturer in the School […]

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