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September 29, 2020

Northern Ireland’s Triple Treaty Trade Ambiguity

Written by David Henig. David is a Guest Contributor to the Centre for Cross Border Studies’ Research Platform Abstract This article is adapted from my presentation at the CCBS conference on 25 September 2020, in which I consider the global trading position of Northern Ireland with reference to three international legal texts, the WTO (Marrakesh […]

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August 26, 2020

Preventing Chaos at the Brexit Border: The Immediate and Critical Need for Building Customs and Trade Expertise Across Traders in Ireland and the UK

Written by Martin Agnew and Kerri Agnew. Martin and Kerri are Guest Contributors to the Centre for Cross Border Studies’ Research Platform Introduction Since the emergence of Covid-19 earlier this year and the resulting global pandemic, Brexit which once dominated the news headlines, swiftly took a back seat. The fear of Brexit was quickly replaced […]

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June 15, 2020

Innovating Out of the Corona Crisis – The Role of Policy

Written by Dermot O’Doherty. Dermot is a Guest Contributor to the Centre for Cross Border Studies’ Research Platform The coronavirus pandemic has brought about an acute shock to the global economy. The immediate challenge for governments is to start the process of economic recovery while protecting the health of citizens. The pandemic also poses fundamental […]

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May 14, 2020

“Rebuilding trust between communities divided by borders, boundaries or cease-fire lines in a post-conflict context: The EU’s role in Georgia”

Written by Kieran Dalton. Kieran is a Guest Contributor to the Centre for Cross Border Studies’ Research Platform   Introduction “Peace and stability, respect for fundamental rights and the rule of law are the cornerstones of our society. They are the foundations upon which our (European) Union is built” (Federica Mogherini, EU High Representative).[1] Europe […]

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