Strategic Goals

1. To enhance delivery of high quality research and services

Through:

  • Research and analysis, with an increased focus on applied research and policy;
  • Analysis of cross border lessons from other organisations and regions;
  • Information and training resources which are accessible and relevant to a range of audiences;
  • Training in practical skills to enable more effective cross-border co-operation;
  • Dissemination of up-to-date and accessible information;
  • Evidence-based advocacy of cross-border cooperation and cross-border solutions;
  • Provision of secretariat services to all-island and cross-border bodies; and
  • Management and organisation of events to aid dissemination and networking.

2. To enhance and further develop networks and relationships with key partners at local, regional, national, EU and international levels

Through

  • Partnerships and strategic alliances;
  • Facilitation of dialogue and networking;
  • Increased outreach to policy and decision-makers;
  • Strengthened links with the community and voluntary sector; and
  • Enhanced links with academia.