June 15, 2011

Border People User Group(5) – Developing Your Cross-Border Business

15 June 2011 Four Seasons Hotel, Monaghan, 9am – 2pm The Centre for Cross Border Studies in partnership with the North South Ministerial Council Joint Secretariat manages the Border People website – Border People provides an online signposting service for people who wish to move across the border to live, work or study. This […]

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May 26, 2011

Taoiseach pays tribute to ICLRD and CCBS

The Taoiseach, Mr Enda Kenny TD, addressing the annual conference of the Institute for British-Irish Studies at University College Dublin on 26 May, paid tribute to the work of the International Centre for Local and Regional Development (ICLRD) and CCBS in supporting cross-border initiatives by local authorities in the border region. Mr Kenny said: ‘In […]

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May 18, 2011

Pilot Impact Assessment Toolkit For Cross Border Co-operation Seminar

Wednesday 18 May 2011 Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk 10.00am – 4.00pm The Centre for Cross Border studies and project partners, the Euro Institut hosted a seminar at which the draft Toolkit for the Impact Assessment of Cross Border Programmes and Projects was presented. The Impact Assessment Toolkit has been developed to assist those with responsibility for […]

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May 12, 2011

Cross-Border Hospital Services: Emerging Findings Conference

Thursday 12 May, 2011 Crowne Plaza Hotel Dundalk 9.30am – 4.00pm Exploring the Potential for Cross-Border Hospital Services in the Irish Border Region: A Prototype Modelling Tool for Planning Hospital Services More than 60 health service professionals, public representatives and individuals attended the second Emerging Findings Conference: Exploring the Potential for Cross-Border Hospital Services in […]

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March 8, 2011

Martin McGuinness launches 2011 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland

8 March 2011 The NI Deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness MP MLA, launched the 2011 edition of The Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland in Belfast at the Stormont Hotel on 8 March 2011. The new edition features an interview with Mr McGuinness on North-South cooperation, plus articles on the border region economy; the […]

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February 24, 2011

Energy, Engineering and Philosophy: 2011 North/South Postgraduate Scholarships scheme opens

INTRODUCTION Universities Ireland, which promotes collaboration between universities in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, and the Electricity Supply Board (ESB), the largest energy company on the island of Ireland, are offering five scholarships to students undertaking a recognised Master’s or the first year of a PhD programme (taught or research) in the other […]

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December 9, 2010

The Future of Public Sector Cross Border Co-operation in a Difficult Financial Climate

Wellington Park Hotel, Belfast Thursday 9 December 2010 10.00am – 1.00pm The North South Research Forum, which meets twice a year, offers an opportunity for academics and other professional researchers, public officials, funders, policy makers and other interested parties to meet in a semi-formal setting to discuss research, policy and practice of particular relevance to […]

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December 7, 2010

Universities Ireland-Joint Business Council North/South Scholarships award ceremony

7 December 2010 Stormont Hotel, Belfast The Permanent Secretary of the NI Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, David Sterling (standing in for the Minister, Arlene Foster MLA, who was taken ill) presented the 2010 Universities Ireland/IBEC-CBI Joint Business Council North/South postgraduate scholarships to five students at a ceremony in the Stormont Hotel in Belfast on […]

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November 25, 2010

First Pilot Impact Assessment Toolkit Workshop

Thursday 25 November 2010 Canal Court Hotel, Newry, 9.30am –  4.30pm The Centre for Cross Border Studies is working in partnership with the Euro Institute in Germany to develop a Toolkit for the Impact Assessment of Cross Border Co-operation programmes and projects. This project is funded under the Interreg IVA programme through the Special EU […]

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November 17, 2010

Conference: The Agreement Generation: An Opportunity for Change?

The Agreement Generation is a conference co-sponsored by the John Hume Institute for Global Irish Studies at UCD and Universities Ireland.  Its theme is the opportunity for change in Northern Ireland and all-island politics, and the role in this change of the younger generation who have come of age during the peace process period of […]

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October 28, 2010

Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South (SCoTENS)

28-29 October 2010 Hilton Hotel, Belfast The 2010 conference of the Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS) took place in the Hilton Hotel in Belfast on 28-29 October. The conference, entitled ‘Teacher Education for Inclusion’, will mark the 10th anniversary of the highly successful 2000 cross-border conference of people involved in teacher […]

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