Policy

May 29, 2017

Draft EU position papers on Article 50 negotiations

The EU has published draft Brexit negotiation position papers on citizens’ rights and the UK’s financial settlement. Both of the draft papers are available below.   EU negotiation working paper – citizens-rights-essential-principles-draft-position-paper_en EU negotiation working paper – financial-settlement-essential-principles-draft-position-paper_en

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May 25, 2017

CCBS Publications included in N.I Assembly Library Research Publication: ‘Brexit and Northern Ireland: A Reading List’

The Northern Ireland Assembly Library has just published a 29-page Brexit reading list that includes a large number of The Centre for Cross Border Studies publications. The full reading list is available below. Research and Information Service Briefing Paper   For Brexit reports, publications, events and new articles visit the Centre’s Brexit page available through the following […]

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May 22, 2017

CCBS Director Ruth Taillon attends All-Island Sectoral Dialogue on Brexit “The North West and Wider Border Region”

The Irish Government’s All-Island Sectoral Dialogue on Brexit is continuing.  CCBS Director Ruth Taillon attended the most recent consultation event on Monday 22 May in Letterkenny. This event, which attracted 160 participants, was focussed specifically on the North West and the Wider Border Region. Donegal County Council and Derry City and Strabane District Council made […]

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May 11, 2017

Good Practice in Cross-Border Cooperation in the Irish Border Region.

Event Date 20 June 2017. This event is part of an international study visit for participants in a project funded by the INTERREG programme for the Polish-Czech Euroregion Cieszyn Silesia.  The project is based upon the use of innovative methods of cooperation based on an exchange of experience between the Polish-Czech borderland and other European […]

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May 10, 2017

“Centre for Cross Border Studies meeting with the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs: Written Statement”

‘‘The future of community, social and economic development and cooperation in border counties” Statement by the Centre for Cross Border Studies” has been prepared by Deputy Director of the Centre for Cross Border Studies Dr Anthony Soares and Members of the Board of the Centre for Cross Border Studies,Dr Katy Hayward and Mr Philip McDonagh . […]

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May 9, 2017

What should be the government’s priorities for exit negotiations and policy development to maximise the contribution of British universities to a successful and global UK?

As government looks to minimise the turbulence and maximise the opportunities associated with leaving the European Union, British universities have a vital contribution to make to a successful, dynamic and internationally competitive post-exit United Kingdom. Universities can play a central role in driving inclusive economic growth locally, regionally and nationally; improving productivity as part of […]

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May 9, 2017

InterTradeIreland Brexit Factsheet for Business, July 2016

In light of the recent BREXIT referendum decision, a key objective for InterTradeIreland is to ensure that cross-border trade continues to grow and SME benefits are exploited. Available below is the full INterTradeIreland fact sheet on Brexit. InterTradeIreland

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May 9, 2017

Bord Bia briefing document on Brexit June 2016

‘The EU is the UK’s largest trading partner accounting for 62% of UK food and drink exports and 70% of UK imports. Therefore it’s not surprising that the exit vote has led to significant market volatility and uncertainty.’ The document available below explores the possible effects that Brexit may have on the Irish Food Industry, […]

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May 5, 2017

European Commission directives for Brexit negotiations including Annex

The College of Commissioners has today sent a recommendation to the Council to open the Article 50 negotiations with the United Kingdom. It includes draft negotiating directives. This legal mandate follows the adoption on Saturday by the European Council of political guidelines. The full document is available below. EU Commission directives for Brexit negotiations 030517 […]

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