July 18, 2014

CCBS Shortlisted for Think Tank Award

The centre for Cross Border Studies was one of four organisations shortlisted by Prospect Magazine in the 2014 edition of its Think Tank Awards. Included in the “One to Watch” category, alongside the Higher Education Policy Institute, Legatum Institute, and Transform Drug Policy, the panel of expert judges considered CCBS and the other shortlisted organisations […]

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July 17, 2014

CCBS Director Speaks on Scotland at Institute for Government

Centre for Cross Border Studies Director Ruth Taillon participated in a panel discussion on Scotland in a changing union: ensuring effective cooperation after the referendum at the Institute for Government in London on 16 July. The other speakers were Scottish MP Pete Wishart (SNP) and Plaid Cymru Councillor Liz Saville Roberts. The event was part […]

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July 9, 2014

CCBS responds to PEACE/INTERREG 2014-2020 Consultation

The Centre for Cross Border Studies has submitted its response to the current SEUPB consultation on the new PEACE and INTERREG programmes for 2014-2020. In its response, CCBS has highlighted the need for more explicit reference to be made to cross-border activities, and recommended that 15% of the PEACE budget be ring-fenced for cross-border projects. […]

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June 27, 2014

CCBS responds to consultation on Draft National Risk Assessment 2014

The Centre for Cross Border Studies has provided a written response to the Irish Government’s consultation on the Draft National Risk Assessment 2014. Within this response, CCBS stressed the need to place risk assessment and mitigation efforts on a firm all-island footing, including the design and implementation of relevant policies and strategies, as well as […]

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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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