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June 4, 2019

Briefing Paper: The Belfast/Good Friday Agreement and (post-Brexit) cross-border environmental cooperation

This Briefing Paper, which forms part of the Centre for Cross Border Studies’ ongoing work into the potential consequences of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union for North-South and cross-border cooperation, has been prompted by the April 2019 publication of an important report commissioned by the Environmental Pillar in conjunction with Northern Ireland Environment […]

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May 3, 2019

The “Towards a New Common Chapter” project engages with politicians

CCBS’s “Towards a New Common Chapter” project has now entered its final stage, which involves engaging with political representatives and policy-makers on the island of Ireland and Great Britain. After agreement was reached on a “New Common Charter for Cooperation Within and Between these Islands” at the end of the previous stage, CCBS and representatives […]

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April 29, 2019

CCBS Acting Director invited to CESCI’s 10th anniversary celebrations

CCBS’s Acting Director, Anthony Soares, was invited to take part in the conference marking the 10th anniversary of the Central European Service for Cooperation Initiatives (CESCI), which took place in the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, in Budapest, on the 25th and 26th of April. The conference drew policy-makers, cross-border practitioners and academics from across Europe […]

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April 15, 2019

CCBS wishes to recruit a Finance Officer

The Centre for Cross Border Studies is seeking a flexible and motivated individual to join our team as Finance Officer. Based in Armagh and reporting to the Director, you will have proven financial administration experience, skills and knowledge of computerised financial systems, together with excellent communication (both verbally and in writing) and organisation skills. You […]

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April 11, 2019

CCBS discusses Brexit with young people

CCBS Acting Director, Anthony Soares, and our Border People Project Manager, Annmarie O’Kane, took part in an event on the 10th of April, in Dungannon, organised by the YouthPact Programme, which brought together a range of young people’s groups from Northern Ireland and Ireland to discuss Brexit. With over 40 young people attending as part […]

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March 29, 2019

CCBS Director presents to students from the American University at Rome

On 28 March, just one day before the original Brexit date, CCBS Director was at Queen’s University in Belfast to make a presentation to a group of students from the American University at Rome. She outlined the Irish Government’s priorities for the negotiations and the growing consensus across the island (excluding the political Unionism) in […]

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March 29, 2019

Towards a New Common Chapter: Evaluation Seminar

CCBS hosted an evaluation seminar at NICVA as part of its ”Towards a New Common Chapter” project. Created in 2014, this project focuses on cooperation at community level between and within the islands of Ireland and Great Britain. This seminar marked the end of the 4th stage of the project, and aimed to update participants […]

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March 24, 2019

Bringing the Agreement Home: In all its parts, All-Island Dialogue Event

Friday 22 March, Dundalk Led by the Centre for Cross Border Studies the “Bringing the Agreement Home” project has offered an accessible review of the 1998 Belfast/Good Friday Agreement and subsequent related agreements, informing and engaging community organisations in Northern Ireland and Ireland on the provisions of the agreements and the institutions and bodies they […]

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