In December each year, the large area within the Schuman roundabout outside the European Commission is transformed by an illuminated marquee and plays host to a number of festive themed events over the course of a fortnight.
As part of the Office’s ongoing collaboration with the Arts Council of Northern Ireland – in November we presented the acclaimed poetry of Frank Ormsby and celebrated music of Anthony Toner to an audience of senior officials in Brussels.
In October 2018, as part of the Committee of the Regions’ official programme, the Office established the Regional Partnership for Health Innovation – along with our colleagues in three other European regions.
Screenwriter Colin Bateman introduces his film, ‘The Journey’, to Brussels.
In partnership with the Embassy of Ireland, Belgium, and the British Embassy Brussels, and with support from the European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies (EFACIS), the Office of the Northern Ireland Executive Brussels, was pleased to host a panel discussion on ‘Female Lines: New Writing by Women from Northern Ireland.’
On Wednesday 23rd May, Alan Whysall visited the Brussels office to present ‘A Reflection of the Good Friday Agreement’, providing a personal account of his experience of the negotiations that led to the Good Friday Agreement.
Students from Queen’s University in Belfast made their annual trip to Brussels for a jammed-packed week of engagements with the EU Institutions, regional offices, public affairs organisations and international businesses.
We’ve got that FRY-day feeling! On 16th March, the infamous Ulster Fry made its highly anticipated return to Brussels.
On 19 February a group of 26 Civil Servant representing all NICS Departments travelled to Brussels for a two day study visit. The annual visit is designed to provide participants with an understanding of how the EU works and to increase Northern Ireland’s engagement within the EU. Since last year the study visit has focused on the UK withdrawal from the EU, and this year it coincided with the start of phase two of the negotiations.
On Thursday 8 February the Office of the Northern Ireland Executive Brussels was delighted to receive a print of the Game of Thrones tapestry from Tourism Ireland.
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