Category: Northern Ireland


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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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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SportNI to host seminar on ‘Get WET’ in Brussels

Sport NI in partnership with 6 organisations from different EU member will be hosting a seminar on their Erasmus Plus funded project ‘Get WET’ in Brussels on the 27th of March 2017.

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Education Authority Visit Brussels

Head of Office Andrew Elliott with the Education Authority Group

The ONIEB had pleasure in assisting the Education Authority for Northern Ireland in organising a visit for managers and senior officers from a range of regional statutory and voluntary youth organisations to Brussels from the 5th to the 8th of February.

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Northern Ireland Talent Showcased at The Bozar

On 7th February 2017, Northern Ireland’s top creative talent was once again showcased at the Bozar, one of Brussels’ most famous art venues.

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Your Voice in Europe

Do you know about the EU consultations you can contribute directly to?

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