Understanding European Challenges. 16 February, Edinburgh

Understanding European Challenges. 16 February, Edinburgh

The conference was hosted by RSE, in partnership with the Centre on Constitutional Change and UK in a Changing Europe.

The Keynote speaker was Brigid Laffan MRIA, Director and Professor at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and Director of the Global Governance Programme, European University Institute (EUI), Florence.The European Union is facing unprecedented challenges, including the problems of the Euro, the refugee crisis, and turbulence in its neighbourhood. The conference addressed these questions and the different possible futures for Europe. It examined the issues in the relationship between the United Kingdom and Europe, and the way they are seen in the nations and regions. It also looked at the alternatives to EU membership should the UK decide in the coming referendum that it wishes to withdraw.

The report from the Event is available here

 

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