North/South Inter-Parliamentary Association (N/SI-PA) briefing papers

The North/South Inter-Parliamentary Association provides a forum for regular formal discussions between Members of the Northern Ireland Assembly and Members of the Houses of the Oireachtas on issues of mutual interest and concern. It meets twice yearly on a rotational basis between the Houses of the Oireachtas and the Northern Ireland Assembly with the agenda being agreed by an Executive Committee of the Association

The following background briefing papers were jointly prepared by the Research and Information Service (RaISe) of the Northern Ireland Assembly and by the Library & Research Service (L&RS) of the Houses of the Oireachtas. The papers are listed below in reverse chronological order.

EIGHTH PLENARY, 18th November 2016

N/SI-PA Impact of Brexit on Cross-Border Activity

N/SI-PA Agri-food and Brexit Research Paper

SEVENTH PLENARY, 27th November 2015

Women in Public Life

SIXTH PLENARY, 26th June 2015

Human Trafficking

Deep Brain Stimulation

Paediatric Congenital Cardiac Surgery

FIFTH PLENARY, 8th October 2014

Recognition of Teacher Qualifications and Teacher Mobility

Access for students to third-level education

Key aspects of tourism strategy on the Island of Ireland

Sports Tourism

FOURTH PLENARY, 4th April 2014

Substance Misuse

THIRD PLENARY, 10th September 2013

GP Out-of-Hours and emergency ambulance services

Energy Security

SECOND PLENARY, 5th April 2013

Caring for an Ageing Society

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Positive Mental Health Strategies


FIRST PLENARY, 26th September 2012

Child Protection

The Ulster Canal