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June 4, 2014

CCBS response to Measuring Wellbeing in Northern Ireland

The Centre for Cross Border Studies has submitted its response to the report, Measuring Wellbeing in Northern Ireland: A new conversation for new times, produced by the Carnegie Roundtable on Measuring Wellbeing in Northern Ireland. Read the response (PDF): The Centre for Cross Border Studies Response to Wellbeing

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May 8, 2014

Cross-Border Management Toolkit: UK Network of the Anna Lindh Foundation

At a meeting of the UK Network of the Anna Lindh Foundation, The Centre for Cross Border Studies (CCBS) presented the development and importance of the Cross-Border Management Toolkit, whose development and transfer has been funded by the EU’s LEONARDO DA VINCI Programme (this publication reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission […]

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May 1, 2014

The Centre for Cross Border Studies Welcomes Delegation from Tajikistan

The Centre for Cross Border Studies is hosting a high-level delegation from the Republic of Tajikistan to the region. The visit, facilitated by the German state development agency GIZ, has the aim of introducing cross-border policymakers and project managers from Tajikistan to the Irish model of transfrontier cooperation. In the words of Ruth Taillon, Director […]

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April 18, 2014

CCBS attends 5th Meeting of the PAT-TEIN partnership

The Centre for Cross Border Studies was represented by its Director, Ruth Taillon, and its Research and Policy Manager, Anthony Soares, at the fifth meeting of the PAT-TEIN partnership, which took place at the University of Ljubljana on the 15th and 16th of April. Nine partners from six different European border regions are involved in […]

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April 7, 2014

CCBS seeks Research Assistant

The Centre for Cross Border Studies is seeking a Research Assistant. Closing date for applications is Wednesday 30 April 2014 at 2.00pm and interviews will be held in Armagh on Wednesday 28 May 2014. Downloads Job advertisement (word document) Job advertisement (pdf) Job description and specification (word document) Job description and specification (pdf) Job application form (word […]

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April 7, 2014

CCBS responds to inquiry on the Barroso Task Force

The Centre for Cross Border Studies has provided written evidence to the Inquiry into the Barroso Task Force initiated by the Committee for the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister. Among some of its views, CCBS stressed how the Barroso Task Force had “provided privileged and timely access to a wide range […]

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February 7, 2014

2014 CCBS/ICLRD Conference – Audio, PowerPoint presentations & Transcripts

The Annual CCBS/ICLRD Conference was held at the Cavan Crystal Hotel on 30 – 31 January 2014. The theme of the Conference was Cross Border Economic Development and the Border Development Zone Concept. The Border Development Zone (BDZ) project investigates ways of tackling the region’s unique double challenge of peripherality and the presence of an […]

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February 7, 2014

CCBS/ICLRD Joint Conference 2014: “Towards a Border Development Zone”

7th February 2014 The 2014 Centre for Cross Border Studies  / International Centre for Local and Regional Development  Annual Joint Conference was held in the Cavan Crystal Hotel on the 30th and 31st of January, bringing together policy makers, academics, and practitioners to discuss the latest developments in cross-border cooperation. This year’s conference focused on […]

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February 6, 2014

CCBS Visit Leinster House

On 5th February2014, the Centre for Cross Border Studies gave an informal information session in Leinster House to members of the Oireachtas, facilitated by the Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement. The following Briefing Papers and Presentations from the session are available to download: (Higher) Education: crossing the border [PDF 119Kb] Presentation […]

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February 5, 2014

Universities Ireland: 2014 Bursary & Scholarships Applications now open

Universities Ireland are now accepting applications for the following awards: 2014 PhD History Bursary Universities Ireland is offering one bursary to a student taking a PhD on a topic relating to the 1912-1923 period in Ireland, the decade of the First World War and the division of the island into the states of Ireland (Irish […]

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