• Public Consultation Open for European Week of Regions and Cities

    From 16 to 27 April the European Week of Regions and Cities team are holding an online consultation allowing the public to indicate what workshops and seminars interest them most. Northern Ireland, working with partners from Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (France), Podlaskie (Poland), and Umbria (Italy), hopes to present a workshop on ‘Personalised Medicine: boosting health research at regional level.’

  • A Feast of a (Ulster) Fry in celebration of St Patrick’s Day

    We’ve got that FRY-day feeling! On 16th March, the infamous Ulster Fry made its highly anticipated return to Brussels.

  • Northern Ireland Civil Servants visit Brussels during phase two of the negotiations

    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.

  • A Weave of Ice and Fire arrives in Brussels

    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.

  • Head of the Civil Service attends Messines Centenary

    The Centenary of the World War 1 Battle of Messines Ridge fought on 7 June 1917 was commemorated at a shared event at the Island of Ireland Peace Park in Flanders on 7 June 2017.


Welcome to the Northern Ireland Executive in Brussels website. Here you will find information about events held in Brussels, EU Funding opportunities and news from our office. Please contact us if you have any questions. Our Aims: to assist the…

EU Funding

The EU provides a range of funds and programmes which government, businesses, organisations, and individuals in Northern Ireland can access. This section of the site provides a broad overview of some of the main funding sources, divided into structural and…


Events in Brussels and beyond are excellent opportunities to obtain information, gain greater insight and engage with partners working in your field. Here are some links to sites which give details of EU-related events: EU Events Brussels – Find events…