October 10, 2016

The Future of Cross-Border Cooperation: on the island of Ireland, between the island and Great Britain, and beyond

On 10th October 2016 the Centre for Cross Border Studies held an important discussion event on the future of Cross-Border Cooperation in the wake of the UK’s referendum on membership of the European Union. The event which took place at the Northern Ireland Executive Office in Brussels provided a vital opportunity to debate how cross-border cooperation can continue to contribute to the socio-economic development of border regions, it also focused on three core issues:

  • The role of cross-border cooperation in supporting peace and reconciliation
  • Cross-border collaboration between local authorities
  • Active citizen participation in cross-border cooperation

AGENDA
Registration and refreshments at 1.30pm
Welcome
Anthony Soares, Deputy Director, Centre for Cross Border Studies

Cross-Border Cooperation, Peace and Reconciliation” download

Ruth Taillon, Director, Centre for Cross Border Studies

PEACE and INTERREG in Northern Ireland and the Border Counties of Ireland” download

Gina McIntyre, Chief Executive, SEUPB

Local Authorities and Territorial Cooperation” download

Pamela Arthurs, Chief Executive, East Border Region

Engaging Citizens in Cross-Border Cooperation” download

Anthony Soares, Deputy Director, Centre for Cross Border Studies

Scenarios for the Future of Cross-Border Cooperation” download

Ruth Taillon, Centre for Cross Border Studies

Open Discussion Session
Close  3.30pm

For further information please email  Dr Anthony Soares, Deputy Director

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