April 29, 2021

Centre for Cross Border Studies’ 22nd Annual Conference

Testing the health of conditions for post-Brexit cooperation: The evolving social and political contexts Friday 24th September   This year, the Centre for Cross Border Studies’ Annual Conference will take place on Friday 24th September. Following the success of last year’s online conference, the 2021 event will also take place virtually. The conference will consist […]

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April 27, 2021

2021 Sir George Quigley Annual Memorial Lecture

“Is it time (once again) to revisit the idea of a Dublin-Belfast Economic Corridor?” 11am, Friday 11th June   Dr Eoin Magennis is Senior Economist in the Ulster University Economic Policy Centre with a particular focus on regional development, all-island economy and the City Deals in NI. My current research focuses on all-island economic corridors […]

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April 22, 2021

Presentation of the results of the 1st Quarterly Survey on the Conditions for North-South and East-West Cooperation

Following the fantastic response to the Centre for Cross Border Studies’ 1st Quarterly Survey on the Conditions for North-South and East-West Cooperation, the Centre held a webinar at 10.30am on Thursday 22nd April to present and discuss the results. The responses, which have been received from civic society organisations and local authorities in Northern Ireland […]

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April 19, 2021

Policy Seminar: Rights after Brexit

The Centre for Cross Border Studies, the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission, the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland and Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission would like to invite you to a virtual discussion on rights after Brexit with Chief Commissioners of the human rights and equality bodies. The event will start with a presentation […]

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November 5, 2020

CCBS and the Irish Association Joint Webinar

North-South Cooperation on the Island of Ireland: Challenges Past & Future 2pm, Thursday 3rd December 2020   This webinar reviewed the opportunities and threats to the development of cross-border and All Island links which the current and future context offers. This broad North-South scene was reviewed in terms of past, present and future performance, with […]

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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 Centre for Cross Border Studies. 21st Annual Conference was the first to be held in a virtual setting as the Centre adapted to the circumstances surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic. Held online on the 25th September, the conference “Reassessing and Reconfiguring North-South and East-West […]

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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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