On Wednesday 25 November the Centre for Cross Border Studies hosted an information session in Leinster House, sponsored by the Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement. The event was open to all Members of the Houses of the Oireachtas and their staff and was designed to help facilitate the Joint Committee in its vital role to inform the debate on key areas of mutual interest such as North/South economic co-operation and broader relations between Ireland and the United Kingdom.
A team of presenters from the Centre for Cross Border Studies provided Members of the Houses of the Oireachtas with an insight into the potential implications of a UK withdrawal from the EU as well as an overview of past, present and future developments in cross-border mobility within further and higher education. The event itself successfully helped foster North South collaboration between non-departmental public bodies, as representatives from the Probation Board Northern Ireland and the Probation Service in the Republic of Ireland delivered a joint presentation.
The Centre for Cross Border Studies notes its sincerest thanks to the Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement for sponsoring this thoroughly informative event.