Category: Northern Ireland


Northern Ireland Screenwriter Colin Bateman introduces ‘The Journey’ to Brussels

Screenwriter Colin Bateman introduces his film, ‘The Journey’, to Brussels.

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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. This is a good opportunity to develop your skills and to gain experience in a diverse work area, working in the heart of Brussels’ EU Quarter.

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The Office of the Northern Ireland Executive Brussels has updated its Privacy Policy

Why do we collect information? We maintain a contact database with details of individuals with whom our office has had contact or anyone that we invite to events in our office.  We have two elements of our contact list (a)…

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Brussels Office hosts ‘A Reflection of the Good Friday Agreement’

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.

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QUB students get a feel for living and working in Brussels during their annual study visit

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.

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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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