Tag Archives: INICCO

January 9, 2013

CRoSPlaN-2 Shared Services, Executive Training and Animation Programme and Evidence-based Planning

CRoSPlaN-2 Shared Services This project will be led by the Centre’s ‘sister’ organisation, the International Centre for Local and Regional Development (ICLRD). The benefits of harmonising cross-border planning in specific regions along the Irish border is something that has already been recognised by both Irish administrations (e.g. in the North-West Gateway initiative) and in the […]

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January 9, 2013

Budget and Evaluation Toolkits for cross-border cooperation

This project will contribute to a portfolio of tools to support cross-border cooperation in order to: Improve the capacity of people involved in the implementation of EU programmes and projects Improve the efficiency and quality of funded projects; Improve the learning from funded projects Two new tools will be developed: an Evaluation Toolkit and a […]

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January 9, 2013

Impact Assessment Training and Mentoring

Following its highly-regarded Impact Assessment Toolkit for Cross-Border Cooperation (developed in INICCO-1), the Centre will assist EU-level efforts to streamline and simplify the application, monitoring and evaluation procedures of Structural Fund programmes (INTERREG and others) by delivering a package of capacity-building training and monitoring support to applicants and potential applicants. The project’s aims are to: […]

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January 9, 2013

Mapping Acute Specialities

The aims of this project are to address a gap in information about cross-border and all-island acute health specialities by: Developing a geodatabase that maps acute health specialities on the island; Training health professionals in the use of this mapping tool (two seminars to be held for 20 people). The Centre’s partner in this project […]

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June 12, 2012

Border People Cross-Border Mobility Information Website (Phase Two)

This is the second phase (2009-2012) of the Border People (www.borderpeople.info) information website, being developed in a continuing partnership with the North/South Ministerial Council Joint Secretariat. This project is led by the Centre for Cross Border Studies’ IT manager, Joe Shiels, and information officer, Annmarie O’Kane. The website provides citizens information for people crossing the […]

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June 12, 2012

The Cross-Border Spatial Planning and Training Network (CroSPlaN)

This network, organised by the Centre’s sister organisation, the International Centre for Local and Regional Development (ICLRD), brings together an  alliance  (CroSPLaN) of planners, economic development officers, local authority officials, councillors, and community and business interests on both sides of the border to promote more systematic learning and exchange in planning. CroSPlaN’s  three year (2009-2012) […]

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June 12, 2012

Reviving the Border Region Economy in a New Era of Peace and Devolved Government

The final report of this research project – Cross-Border Economic Renewal: Re-thinking Regional Policy in Ireland – was launched on 30 March 2012. The aim of its package of four closely inter-related studies is to find ways of understanding and increasing the accessibility, size, transparency, competitiveness and profitability of Irish border region markets in a […]

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June 12, 2012

Impact Assessment Toolkit for Cross-Border Cooperation in Ireland

As part of the integrative work of a cross-border observatory, the Centre has devised and developed an Impact Assessment Toolkit (IAT) for practical, mutually beneficial cross-border cooperation in Ireland. This highly innovative toolkit – the first of its kind in the European Union – is designed to guide policy-makers and EU funders (and to be […]

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October 28, 2011

Impact Assessment Toolkit for Cross-Border Cooperation

The Centre launched its Impact Assessment Toolkit for Cross-Border Cooperation – developed with the Euro-Institut in Kehl, Germany – at the ‘Cross-Border Training and Impact Assessment in Ireland and Europe’ international conference in Cavan on 28 October 2011. In the past EU-funded cross-border programme and project promoters have often found it difficult to demonstrate impact: […]

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