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August 26, 2015

The Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland – No.9

Contents: Foreword Colette Fitzgerald Chairperson’s Introduction Helen Johnston Toward a Border Development Zone Philip McDonagh and Maureen O’Reilly Draft Solidarity Charter for the Economic Revilalisation of the Irish Border Development Corridor (Draft September 2014) A Comparison of Governance Forms for Cross-Border Cooperation within the EU Hynek Böhm The All Island Local Authority Forum: Strategic Leadership […]

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August 7, 2015

Danske Bank Survey reveals Majority of NI wishes to remain in EU

According to a survey conducted by Danske Bank in June 2015 the majority of residents in Northern Ireland wish to remain within the European Union. This survey – of over 1,000 individuals across Northern Ireland – offers a timely insight into public opinion in the region on continued membership of the EU. In particular, the […]

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August 5, 2015

CCBS Training & Mentoring Services

The Centre for Cross Border Studies provides training and mentoring services to cross-border partnerships (involving public bodies, civil society organisations and/or enterprises) that wish to develop cross-border or transnational projects. Our training and mentoring programmes are built around four innovative Toolkits that together comprise a portfolio of tools to support cross-border cooperation throughout the entire […]

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July 20, 2015

“Brexit” – The Consequences for Cross-Border & All-Island Cooperation

(The following is the presentation made by Dr Anthony Soares to the Fianna Fail conference on ‘Britain and EU membership referendum – Cross-border Implications’ 16 July 2015) “I would like to begin by thanking Deputy Brendan Smith for inviting me to take part in this panel and in this vitally important discussion for the prosperity […]

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June 26, 2015

Prof Paulo de Medeiros to present at John Hewitt International Summer School

Don’t miss the CCBS-sponsored talk at this year’s John Hewitt International Summer School! At a crucial time for Europe and European values, CCBS is proud to have Professor Paulo de Medeiros deliver on the 30th of July its sponsored talk at the 2015 John Hewitt International Summer School. Entitled “Mare Mortis: The Shipwrecking of Europe […]

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April 24, 2015

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April 23, 2015

The Future of Cross-Border Cooperation in a rural context

The Rural Community Network’s latest edition of Network News was dedicated to considering what the future may look like for rural communities, with several contributors from a range of sectors offering predictions for trends in their particular areas of expertise. Anthony Soares, CCBS’s Research & Policy Manager, contributed a piece entitled “Bordering on the Future”, […]

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March 20, 2015

CCBS Supports the Need for a Statutory Duty for Rural Proofing

The Centre for Cross Border Studies has today published its response to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s public consultation on policy proposals for a Rural Proofing Bill. Rural proofing has been a commitment of the Northern Ireland Executive since 2002 and is part of the existing policy-making process across government in Northern Ireland. […]

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February 18, 2015

2015 CCBS/ICLRD Joint Conference 2015

The Annual CCBS/ICLRD Conference was held at the Killyhevlin Hotel, Enniskillen on 29 – 30 January 2015. The conference, Shared Services, Shared Opportunities: New Models of Public Sector Collaboration and Partnership, was focused upon a critical component of the public sector reform agendas on the island of Ireland, which is particularly topical in light of […]

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February 10, 2015

FLANDERS FIELDS FELLOWSHIPS

Google and Flanders Field Museum In conjunction with The Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade and The Department of Arts Heritage and An Gaeltacht A small number of bursaries are on offer to enable students to work on records of soldiers from Ireland who died during WW I. Fellows will be expected to spend two […]

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