March 13, 2018

Briefing Paper 3 of our ‘Brexit and the Border’ Series

‘Briefing Paper 3 of our ‘Brexit and the Border’ Series which discusses relationship between imminent changes in the UK’s trade relations and regulations and the UK-Ireland border, is now available.   Available to download through the links below Briefing Paper with Executive Summary Executive Summary

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March 8, 2018

CCBS Annual Conference 2018: The Good Friday Agreement in all its parts: safeguarding the totality of relationships

Date: 8 – 9 March 2018 Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk The 2018 Annual CCBS Conference, The Good Friday Agreement in All Its Parts: Safeguarding the totality of relationships, brought together more than 100 participants – some of whom were centrally involved in drafting and implementing the 1998 Agreement and the Devolution settlement for Northern Ireland – […]

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January 23, 2018

CCBS submission to the European Citizens Initiative Public Consultation

In August 2017 CCBS made a submission to the European Citizens Initiative (ECI) public consultation. The ECI was introduced by the Treaty of Lisbon (Article 11 TEU and Article 24 TFEU) and has been implemented by the (EU) Regulation No 211/2011 (ECI Regulation) applying since April 2012. The Aim of the ECI is to allow […]

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December 19, 2017

CCBS Deputy Director takes part in Brexit Workshop organised by Fermanagh & Omagh District Council

CCBS’s Deputy Director, Anthony Soares, gave a presentation at a Brexit Workshop organised by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council on the ongoing Brexit negotiations and what they may tell us about future UK-EU trading relations. Primarily aimed at businesses, the workshop was chaired by UTV’s former Economics Editor, Jamie Delargy, and featured contributions from Margaret […]

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December 13, 2017

Borders in Globalization Conference

CCBS Director, Ruth Taillon, CCBS Board Member and QUB Lecturer Dr Katy Hayward, and QUB Postgraduate Research Student Matthew O’Neill travelled to Ottawa, Canada for the Borders in Globalization 2nd International Conference on 6 – 8 December. The panel at which they presented – on the consequences of Brexit – could not have been more […]

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December 6, 2017

Centre for Cross Border Studies Journal Launch 2017 and the CCBS Winter Lecture

The Centre for Cross Border Studies (CCBS) launched the 2017 edition of its Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland on Monday 4th December in Riddle Hall in Belfast. Chair of the CCBS Board Dr Helen Johnston opened the event before guest speaker Professor Duncan Morrow, Director of Community Engagement at Ulster University, gave his lecture […]

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December 1, 2017

CCBS joins the Cohesion Alliance

The Centre for Cross Border Studies has joined the CohesionAlliance for a strong EU cohesion policy beyond 2020.  Cohesion policy is the main European investment policy to achieve the EU Treaty objective of economic, social and territorial cohesion. In doing so cohesion policy has a clear added value in creating jobs, sustainable growth and modern […]

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