March 23, 2017

Seanad Special Committee meet to discuss UK exit from EU.

  Seanad’s Special Select Committee on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU met on the 23 March 2017 to discuss Engagement on Common Travel Area: Department of Justice and Equality. The full copy of the discussion is available below. 230317 Seanad Special Committee on the Withdrawl of the UK from the EU

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March 5, 2017

The Government’s Negotiating Objectives: The Rights of UK and EU Citizens

The House of Commons Select Committee for Exiting the European Union has published it’s 2nd report on the Government’s Negotiating Objectives for Exiting the EU. The Brexit committee’s report assesses the government’s objectives for negotiating the rights of UK and EU citizens. A full copy of the report is available below.     050317 The […]

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March 1, 2017

Alliance for Useful Evidence – invitation to join the network

Are you interested in evidence and public policy? Consider yourself a data and evidence enthusiast? Then please join our growing network of over 3,000 individuals and cross-sector organisations from government, universities, charities, business and local authorities in the UK and internationally. As an ally, you can help promote useful evidence in decision making across social […]

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February 24, 2017

CCBS Annual Conference 23 & 24 February 2017

The Centre for Cross Border Studies’ 2017 Annual Conference took place at the Armagh City Hotel on Thursday 23 & Friday 24 February 2017. It facilitated wide-ranging and informed discussions on the theme of  Building and maintaining relationships: within, across and beyond these islands after the Referendum. The Centre was delighted to welcome speakers and attendees […]

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January 24, 2017

CCBS Meets with British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly Committee on Sovereign Matters

CCBS Director Ruth Taillon and CCBS Deputy Director Anthony Soares presented oral evidence to the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly Committee on Sovereign Matters at a special session in Belfast on 23 January. The Committee was interested in the implications of Brexit for Ireland, as well as Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK. In particular, […]

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January 23, 2017

Second All-Island Civic Dialogue to take place in Feb 2017

In response to the UK’s decision to leave the EU the Irish Government hosted the first All-Island Civic Dialogue in November 2016.  The Centre’s Director Ruth Taillon attended the event and highlighted the continued need for cross-border collaboration. Listen again to Ruth Taillon [1:46 mins] The event was followed by 12 All-Island sectoral events which […]

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January 16, 2017

CCBS wishes to recruit a Research Officer

Research Officer The person appointed will be based in Armagh, starting in March/April 2017. Among the essential competencies required for this post, he or she will have a good Honours degree in a relevant discipline (a postgraduate qualification is desirable); demonstrable experience in undertaking research projects based upon qualitative and/or quantitative research methods, including publications; […]

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January 16, 2017

CCBS wishes to recruit an Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant (Communications and Events) The Centre for Cross Border Studies wishes to appoint an Administrative Assistant (Communications and Events). The person appointed will be based in Armagh, possibly starting in March 2017. He / she will hold three A ‘Levels or a level three NVQ/BTEC qualification in a relevant discipline; at least three years’ […]

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November 29, 2016

Scholars at Risk Ireland (Universities Ireland) special event featuring address by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins

On 29th November 2016 the Scholars at Risk Ireland section (Universities Ireland) presented a special event featuring an opening address by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins. The President’s address was followed by dialogues with scholars from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey and Sri Lanka, moderated by Senator Ivana Bacik, Dr. Roja Fazaeli and Dr. Jude […]

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