Brexit: Reconciling Different Perspectives

Tuesday, 10th April 2018 11:30 am to 1:30 pm (GMT) Bruxelles, BE

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Open Europe and The Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies have the pleasure to invite you to their joint event on 10 April 2018. Recent progress on the Brexit transition period was a decisive step on issues which are of vital interest for both the European Union and the United Kingdom. However, a set of open questions on the future relationship between both sides remain to be addressed within the strict timeline of the Article 50 period.This public event brings together prominent politicians and experts from the think-tank sector from both sides of the Channel to discuss the ongoing Brexit negotiations on transition and the future partnership. What could be the final compromise for the Irish border? Are the EU-27 fully united in their negotiating approach? What are we to expect in the upcoming months? Join our panel of experts to discuss these important questions.
Welcome addressesTomi HuhtanenExecutive Director, Martens CentrePieter CleppeHead of Brussels Office, Open Europe
Speakers
Lord LamontFormer Chancellor of the Exchequer of the UKElmar BrokMEP, European Parliament Brexit Steering Group
Henry NewmanDirector, Open Europe
Moderator: Roland Freudenstein, Policy Director, Martens Centre
To attend this event please register directly here

Event Summary

Open Europe and The Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies have the pleasure to invite you to their joint event on 10 April 2018. Recent progress on the Brexit transition period was a decisive step on issues which are of vital interest for both the European Union and the United Kingdom. However, a set of open questions on the future relationship between both sides remain to be addressed within the strict timeline of the Article 50 period.

This public event brings together prominent politicians and experts from the think-tank sector from both sides of the Channel to discuss the ongoing Brexit negotiations on transition and the future partnership. What could be the final compromise for the Irish border? Are the EU-27 fully united in their negotiating approach? What are we to expect in the upcoming months? Join our panel of experts to discuss these important questions.

Welcome addresses

Tomi Huhtanen
Executive Director, Martens Centre

Pieter Cleppe
Head of Brussels Office, Open Europe

Speakers

Lord Lamont of Lerwick
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer of the UK

Elmar Brok
MEP, European Parliament Brexit Steering Group

Henry Newman
Director, Open Europe

Moderator: Roland Freudenstein, Policy Director, Martens Centre

Date and Time

Tuesday 10 April 2018
13:30 – 15:30 CEST

Arts 56
Avenue des Arts 56
1000 Brussels

To attend this event please register directly here

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