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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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August 11, 2020

CCBS Annual Conference – Corporate Sponsor Opportunities

The Centre wishes to provide sponsorship opportunities to organisations that seek to support the Centre and wish to raise awareness of their organisation, especially those with cross-border activities. Previous conference sponsors include Slándáil NSSI, Queen’s University Belfast and Dublin City University. The Centre’s conferences attract those from a wide range of backgrounds, usually from within […]

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July 30, 2020

Ad-Hoc Group for North-South and East-West Cooperation issues statement on the eve of plenary meeting of the North South Ministerial Council

The Ad-Hoc Group for North-South and East-West Cooperation, which brings together a number of organisations from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, are calling for the two administrations meeting tomorrow as the North South Ministerial Council to intensify their engagement with organisations at the front-line of North-South and East-West Cooperation before the Protocol on […]

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June 25, 2020

Policy Seminar – “Skilling up for a regionally balanced economy: Challenges and opportunities for border counties”

Online Policy Seminar – 10am, 24th June 2020 The Centre for Cross Border Studies, in collaboration with InterTradeIreland, held a policy seminar which explored the current provision of skills and the needs of employers on the Island of Ireland. The event considered new and emerging skills sets, and highlighted policies implemented by Government departments in […]

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June 5, 2020

CCBS has a new Senior Research Associate

The Centre for Cross Border Studies is honoured to announce that Michael D’Arcy, independent advisor and a supporter of the Centre from its earliest days, has agreed to become a Senior Research Associate. Michael has extensive experience in economic and regulatory reform at regional, all-island, EU and international level. He has provided advice, prepared reports, […]

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June 5, 2020

The 5th Annual Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture

‘Re-imagining the island economy in the aftermath of the Covid 19 crisis and the Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol’ The 5th Annual Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture was held on the 4th June and, in light of the current pandemic, was the first of the series to be delivered online. This year’s lecture was given by Michael […]

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