January 14, 2020

Centre for Cross Border Studies has a new Director

The Centre for Cross Border Studies is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Anthony Soares as its Director, following an open competition.  Anthony has worked at the Centre since 2013, first as Research and Policy Manager, then as Deputy Director, and most recently as its Acting Director.  The Centre’s Chairperson, Helen Johnston, said that […]

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January 10, 2020

CCBS Statement on “New Decade, New Approach” deal

The Centre for Cross Border Studies welcomes the opportunity presented by the “New Decade, New Approach” deal presented by the Irish and UK Governments, and would urge Northern Ireland’s political parties to support it. Full statement available here!!

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January 8, 2020

The need for regulatory cross-border territorial impact assessment: Challenges at the Ireland-Northern Ireland border

The purpose of this Briefing Paper is to highlight the urgent need for policy-makers, decision-makers and legislators to assess the impact of a proposed policy, regulation, strategy or law, for example, on their jurisdiction’s borders, and to assess how their implementation has affected the socio-economic conditions of citizens in a border region.1 To undertake such […]

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