Category: Brussels


To mark the 20th Anniversary of the Agreement in Belfast on Good Friday, 10 April and the referenda on the Island of Ireland on 22 May

A panel discussion on ‘Female Lines: New Writing by Women from Northern Ireland’, an anthology of prose, poetry and photographs drawn from the past twenty years.

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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.’

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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.

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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.

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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.

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ONIEB Takes Part in ‘Schuman Lights Up’

On Wednesday 6 December the Office of the Northern Ireland Executive in Brussels joined countries, regions and tourist offices of Europe to take part in the annual Schuman Lights Up: Specialties from Europe event in the heart of the European Quarter of…

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Northern Ireland Office Hosts Successful European Week of Regions and Cities Event

In conjunction with the offical European Week of Regions and Cities – EU Open Days programme, ONIEB partnered with six other EU regions to host a workshop on moving ‘Towards a More Effective EU Regional Policy’ on Wednesday 11th October.

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Culture Night Entertains Brussels Audience

Peter E Davidson on Hill Street in Belfast standing behind a microphone with a picture of David Holmes and Gary Lightbody behind him

The Office of the Northern Ireland Executive in Brussels joined thousands of people across Northern Ireland in celebrating Culture Night, a night of arts and entertainment which took place on 22nd of September.

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Register Now for Open Days 2017!

This year the Northern Ireland Executive Office will host a workshop as part of the European Week of Regions and Cities 2017 titled ‘Towards more effective EU Regional Policy’ along with regions from Croatia, France, Italy, Poland, and Serbia. Click through for more information…

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We are recruiting – graduate vacancies!

The Brussels office is now looking for two recent graduates for a full time paid internship. 

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