October 16, 2020

CCBS Policy Seminar at EU Regions Week

Time to measure impact in border regions: COVID-19 crossing borders Thursday 15th October 2020 8.30 – 10.00 (Ireland/UK time) Learning from different approaches taken by different EU Member States and regions to the Covid-19 pandemic, this workshop brought together experts from the Transfrontier Euro-Institut Network (TEIN) and its partner institutions to discuss the urgent need […]

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September 28, 2020

Centre for Cross Border Studies’ 21st Annual Conference

“Reassessing and Reconfiguring North-South and East-West relations in a changing landscape” The Conference consisted of two sessions, the first, in the morning, addressed the theme of “Governance, Divergence and Convergence: Implementing the Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol, UK-wide frameworks and future international relations”. The afternoon session explored the theme of “Healthy co-dependencies: Coordination across borders in response […]

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June 25, 2020

Policy Seminar – “Skilling up for a regionally balanced economy: Challenges and opportunities for border counties”

Online Policy Seminar – 10am, 24th June 2020 The Centre for Cross Border Studies, in collaboration with InterTradeIreland, held a policy seminar which explored the current provision of skills and the needs of employers on the Island of Ireland. The event considered new and emerging skills sets, and highlighted policies implemented by Government departments in […]

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June 5, 2020

The 5th Annual Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture

‘Re-imagining the island economy in the aftermath of the Covid 19 crisis and the Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol’ The 5th Annual Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture was held on the 4th June and, in light of the current pandemic, was the first of the series to be delivered online. This year’s lecture was given by Michael […]

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March 2, 2020

Border People: Cross-Border Practitioners’ Group meeting

*Online registration* If you work or volunteer in an organisation that provides free cross-border information and advice to citizens this could be for you. Our Cross-Border Practitioners’ Group is suitable for advisors and information providers who are already busy with cross-border enquiries and anticipate being swamped by Brexit related enquiries. We meet once each month […]

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September 21, 2019

CCBS 20th Anniversary Conference

The Good Friday / Belfast Agreement; reflecting on a 20 year journey of cross-border cooperation and plotting the path to a successful future 20th September 2019, Crowne Plaza Dundalk The Centre for Cross Border Studies (CCBS) marked its 20th Anniversary with a special celebratory conference in Dundalk on Friday 20th September. This special conference explored if […]

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August 2, 2019

Centre for Cross Border Studies Annual Brussels Policy Seminar – “Assessing Impact across Borders”

“Assessing Impact across Borders” 9am to 11am, 10th October 2019 Brussels Campus, Maastricht University Tervurenlaan 153, Brussels The 2019 edition of the Centre for Cross Border Studies’ annual Brussels Policy Seminar will focus on the assessment of the impact of legislation, regulations and policies in cross-border territories. While CCBS Acting Director, Dr Anthony Soares, will […]

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July 19, 2019

Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture

The 4th Annual Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture was held on the 8th July in Dublin City University.  This year’s lecture “NI’s economic future – Building the economic and political relationships across the two islands” was given by Angela McGowan, Director of CBI NI. The CBI is regarded as the ‘voice of business’ both locally […]

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March 29, 2019

Towards a New Common Chapter: Evaluation Seminar

CCBS hosted an evaluation seminar at NICVA as part of its ”Towards a New Common Chapter” project. Created in 2014, this project focuses on cooperation at community level between and within the islands of Ireland and Great Britain. This seminar marked the end of the 4th stage of the project, and aimed to update participants […]

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March 24, 2019

Bringing the Agreement Home: In all its parts, All-Island Dialogue Event

Friday 22 March, Dundalk Led by the Centre for Cross Border Studies the “Bringing the Agreement Home” project has offered an accessible review of the 1998 Belfast/Good Friday Agreement and subsequent related agreements, informing and engaging community organisations in Northern Ireland and Ireland on the provisions of the agreements and the institutions and bodies they […]

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