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July 22, 2016

Submission to the Northern Ireland Executive’s Consultation on the Draft Programme for Government Framework 2016-2021

The Centre for Cross Border Studies has today submitted evidence as a contribution to Northern Ireland Executive’s Consultation on the Draft Programme for Government Framework 2016-2021. CCBS commends the adoption of a new approach to the Programme for Government, particularly one that includes the active participation of society in all of its stages – design, […]

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June 22, 2016

North-South Social Innovation Conference – Call for Papers

Call for Papers The North-South Social Innovation Network is making a Call for Papers for the “Social Innovation: from Lagan to Liffey” conference to be held at the Dundalk Institute of Technology on 2nd November 2016 that will launch this new network. We are seeking papers that might  address the need for social innovation in the […]

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June 20, 2016

The UK Referendum on EU Membership: Economic Development

Leading up to the referendum, the Centre for Cross Border Studies and Co-operation Ireland are publishing a series of briefing papers which aim to inform debate by exploring the potential impacts on Northern Ireland and North-South relations. In this fifth and last paper in our series we will consider the question of economic development. However, […]

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June 20, 2016

The UK Referendum on Membership of the EU: Citizen Mobility

Leading up to the referendum, the Centre for Cross Border Studies and Co-operation Ireland are publishing a series of briefing papers which aim to inform debate by exploring the potential impacts on Northern Ireland and North-South relations. This fourth paper in the series considers the issue of the free movement of citizens within the EU […]

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June 20, 2016

EU Referendum Briefing Note: Informing the Debate

The upcoming referendum on the United Kingdom’s continued membership of the European Union is, arguably, the single most important decision that UK citizens have been asked to make in a generation. This view is maintained by Prime Minster David Cameron, for whom, the referendum presents “a huge decision for country, perhaps the biggest we will […]

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April 25, 2016

‘A Study of Cross-Border Flows within the Agri-Food Sector’ – Briefing Event

CCBS Cordially Invites You to Attend a Public Briefing on ‘A Study of Cross-Border Flows within the Agri-Food Sector: A Snapshot of Four Border Counties’ Delivered by: Dr Anthony Soares Deputy Director, Centre for Cross Border Studies On: 2pm-4pm, 15th JUNE 2016 At: North South Ministerial Council Headquarters, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh The Agri-Food […]

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April 21, 2016

The Inaugural Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture

CCBS Cordially Invites You to Attend the Inaugural Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture  ‘Competitiveness on the Island of Ireland’ Delivered by Professor Frances Ruane Former Director, Economic and Social Research Institute 15th JUNE 2016 Armagh Public Library   Sir George Quigley has been justly recognised as the ‘father’ of practical North-South cooperation on the island […]

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April 21, 2016

What obstacles do we face in border regions?

In September 2015 the Commission launched the Cross-border Review to study the obstacles that people in the border regions are still facing. Part of this review was an EU-wide public consultation, for which the results have been unveiled. Not only did respondents clearly identify remaining cross-border issues, but they were also asked to put forward concrete […]

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