January 24, 2013

Director addresses cross-border cooperation conference in Marseille

Andy Pollak was one of the speakers at a conference organised by the Catholic Institute of the Mediterranean in Marseille on 24 January entitled ‘Do borders still have a meaning’?

The title of his address was ‘A cross-border cooperation practitioner faced by a conflict with a religious dimension: the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland’.

Other conference addresses included topics such as inter-religious dialogue across borders; cooperation across the French-German and French-Italian borders; cross-border cultures and cross-border cooperation in the Mediterranean; the role of the wall between Israel and Palestine; meaning and values in European cross-border cooperation, and cross-border cooperation at a time of European crisis.

Andy Pollak’s conference address, delivered in French, is available in the following formats: