Current Projects

June 1, 2021

Time to measure cross-border impacts: building sustainable North-South relationships and connections

Using very practical examples – the potential introduction of a time difference between Northern Ireland and Ireland, and the introduction of public health measures in response to the Covid-19 pandemic – this project, funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs’ Reconciliation Fund, will highlight the need for impact assessment of proposed policies from a cross-border […]

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March 9, 2021


Register for the Presentation of the 2nd Survey Results Now!! The Centre for Cross Border Studies is calling on civic society organisations and local authorities in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to participate in this important quarterly survey series. The information you provide will be crucial for our understanding of the extent to […]

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October 5, 2020

Ad-Hoc Group for North-South and East-West Cooperation

Drawing together a range of organisations from Northern Ireland and Ireland, the Ad-Hoc Group for North-South and East-West Cooperation has been established as the prime contact point for purposes of meaningful consultation between cross-border civil society and regional, national and EU bodies on matters relevant to cooperation between Northern Ireland and Ireland, and between the […]

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March 2, 2020

CCBS Research Platform – seeking expressions of interest

At the Centre for Cross Border Studies we know that helping to shape government strategy in order to foster and facilitate cross-border collaboration is ever more important in these changing times. Given its expertise and the reputation it has established over two decades, the Centre’s work is sought after and engages directly with senior policy […]

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June 9, 2019

Collaborating for Common Success: North-South cooperation from 1999 to 2039

In the current context of uncertainty as to how and by whom (in respect of Northern Ireland) the conditions for continued North-South cooperation will be maintained as a result of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, this project seeks to highlight the importance of such cooperation by looking at the practical benefits it has brought […]

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May 5, 2019

Towards a New Common Charter

Towards a New Common Charter With the generous support of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Reconciliation Fund, and the Community Relations Council, this action research project facilitated the development of what is now the “New Common Charter for Cooperation Within and Between these Islands”, representing grassroots support for […]

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