March 25, 2009

Head of Northern Ireland Civil Service to launch 2009 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland and five EU INTERREG-funded research projects

25 March 2009

The Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service, Mr Bruce Robinson, will formally launch the 2009 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland in Belfast today. The 2009 edition of the journal features an interview with the First Minister, Rt Hon Peter Robinson MP MLA, on North-South cooperation, and articles on North-South economic cooperation in a time of recession; cross-border banking; cross-border spatial planning; how the two police services deal with cross-border sex offenders; opinion polls on the border issue, and Irish identity in the 21st century.

Mr Robinson will also launch the Centre’s five new INTERREG IVA-funded research, training and information projects, under the common title, the Ireland/Northern Ireland Cross-border Cooperation Observatory (INICCO): on the border region economy, spatial planning, hospital services, impact assessment and mobility information.

See more details of the journal and INICCO.

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