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February 22, 2021

CCBS Director attends meeting on the Implementation of the Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol

On Thursday 18th February, Centre for Cross Border Studies (CCBS) Director Dr Anthony Soares attended a meeting with Co-Chairs of the Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee to discuss implementation of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland. Dr Antony Soares highlighted the importance of this meeting not becoming a one-off event, and that it should instead represent the […]

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December 18, 2020

CCBS delighted to welcome new members to its Board

As 2020 comes to an end, CCBS is pleased to announce some wonderful additions to its Board, ensuring that the Centre will be well-placed to face the challenges and opportunities of the years ahead. Those joining the Board are: Prof John Doyle, Executive Dean, Dublin City University Clare Guinness, former CEO of Warrenpoint Port Emer […]

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November 5, 2020

CCBS and the Irish Association Joint Webinar

North-South Cooperation on the Island of Ireland: Challenges Past & Future 2pm, Thursday 3rd December 2020   This webinar reviewed the opportunities and threats to the development of cross-border and All Island links which the current and future context offers. This broad North-South scene was reviewed in terms of past, present and future performance, with […]

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November 3, 2020

TEIN Annual Conference – Online!!

‘The effects of the COVID 19 crisis on the cross-border cooperation between France, Spain and Andorra’ Friday 13 November 2020 Europe is slowly emerging from the first phase of the pandemic that has hit the 21st century. Economic and social recovery plans are being put in place. Every border has suffered from the pandemic. The […]

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October 23, 2020

SAR Webinar – The Hidden Threat of Covid-19

6 November 2020 12.15pm – 2.15pm In recent months, many governments have used the COVID-19 lockdown as the pretext for a crackdown on intellectual dissent and academic freedom. This network-wide webinar, sponsored by Scholars at Risk Ireland, will explore these renewed attacks in several different contexts, including Turkey, China, India and elsewhere, drawing on individual […]

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October 16, 2020

CCBS Policy Seminar at EU Regions Week

Time to measure impact in border regions: COVID-19 crossing borders Thursday 15th October 2020 8.30 – 10.00 (Ireland/UK time) Learning from different approaches taken by different EU Member States and regions to the Covid-19 pandemic, this workshop brought together experts from the Transfrontier Euro-Institut Network (TEIN) and its partner institutions to discuss the urgent need […]

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September 28, 2020

Centre for Cross Border Studies’ 21st Annual Conference

“Reassessing and Reconfiguring North-South and East-West relations in a changing landscape” The Centre for Cross Border Studies. 21st Annual Conference was the first to be held in a virtual setting as the Centre adapted to the circumstances surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic. Held online on the 25th September, the conference “Reassessing and Reconfiguring North-South and East-West […]

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September 24, 2020

The Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland: Volume 15 2020

Launch of the 2020 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland The 15th volume of the Centre for Cross Border Studies’ Journal was launch as part of the CCBS 21st Annual Conference on Friday 25th September by Dr Anthony Soares, Director Centre for Cross Border Studies. The 2020 edition of The Journal of Cross Border […]

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September 13, 2020

Centre for Cross Border Studies Statement on UK Internal Market Bill.

The Centre for Cross Border Studies has released a statement on the UK Government’s introduction of the Internal Market Bill. The introduction of this Bill has severely if not irreparably undermined trust in the UK  Government’s ability to abide by international agreements, including commitments made in the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement, of which it is a […]

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August 14, 2020

Ad-Hoc Group for North-South and East-West Cooperation issues Position Paper on the Protocol and maintaining the conditions for cooperation

Bringing together a range of organisations from both jurisdictions on the island of Ireland, the Ad-Hoc Group for North-South and East-West Cooperation is working to secure the means to cooperate within and between these islands. To this end the Ad-Hoc Group is seeking urgent clarification on two overarching issues related to the Protocol on Ireland/Northern […]

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