June 5, 2020

CCBS has a new Senior Research Associate

The Centre for Cross Border Studies is honoured to announce that Michael D’Arcy, independent advisor and a supporter of the Centre from its earliest days, has agreed to become a Senior Research Associate. Michael has extensive experience in economic and regulatory reform at regional, all-island, EU and international level. He has provided advice, prepared reports, […]

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August 22, 2019

2019 Annual Conference Sponsorship

Corporate sponsorship opportunities Each year the Centre successfully attracts in the region 100 delegates from a wide range of backgrounds, usually travelling from within the island of Ireland and often from Britain and mainland Europe.  For 2019 the Centre wishes to provide sponsorship opportunities to organisations that seek to support the Centre and wish to […]

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September 10, 2018

British-Irish Association, Oxford 7-9 September

The British-Irish Association (BIA) annual conference, attended by CCBS Director Ruth Taillon, took place in Oxford on 7-9 September. The Association conference is an opportunity for politicians, civil servants, academics and others with an interest in the politics of and relationships between our islands. This year, more than 160 delegates gathered for a series of […]

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November 10, 2017

Good Practice in Cross-Border Cooperation in the Upper Rhine Region

As one of the partners in the TEIN – Platform for Cross-Border Dialogue project (funded by the INTERREG  V-A Czech Republic – Poland within the Micro-Project Fund of Cieszyn Silesia Euroregion), CCBS Director Ruth Taillon was in Kehl, Germany 7-8 November to participate in the second of three international study visits. The study visit included […]

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August 31, 2017

The negotiations for the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union What do they mean for relations within and between these islands?

With the electorate having voted on the 23rd of June 2016 to leave the European Union,1 and the Prime Minister, Theresa May, formally notifying the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, on the 29th of March 2017 of the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw, negotiations between the UK Government and the European Union on […]

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May 5, 2017

House of Lords Select EU Committee report on Brexit and Agriculture

The House of Lords Select EU Committee have published a report on Brexit and it’s effect on Agriculture in the UK, stating that leaving the Common Agricultural Policy, access to Labour and trade deals are among the significant challenges facing UK agriculture after leaving the European Union. The full report is available below. Lords Report […]

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January 18, 2017

House of Lords European Union Inquiry on Brexit &UK-Irish Relations

This document has been prepared by the Centre for Cross Border Studies as a contribution to the House of Lords European Union Select Committee’s inquiry on UK-Irish relations and Brexit. Please find below the full submission: CCBS submission to House of Lords EU Committtee Inquiry – Brexit and UK-Irish Relations

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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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