Article Published September 24th, 2018

EU citizenship in the shadow of Brexit

22 October 2018

EU27 citizens in the UK still face an uncertain future if Britain leaves the EU and British citizens still face being stripped of their EU citizenship. At this conference we took stock of the situation facing millions of citizens whose lives, hopes and aspirations are caught up in Brexit.

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FIRST PANEL

  • “Will settled status end the uncertainty?”
  • “How can the rights of Britons in Europe be protected?”
  • “What will replace free movement in the future?”

Chair

Brendan Donnelly, Director, The Federal Trust

Speakers

Sue Ferns, Deputy Secretary General, Prospect

Dr.Roxana Barbulescu, Diversity Commission North

Prof. Dimitrios Giannoulopoulos, Inaugural Chair of Law Goldsmiths, University of London

Tony Simpson, EU Citizenship ECI Campaign​

 

SECOND PANEL

  • “How can trust be rebuilt in local communities and nationally?”
  • “Will political participation be impacted by Brexit?”
  • “ What are the human rights implications of Brexit for citizens?”

Chair

Jackie Minor, Former Head, UK Rep. of European Commission

Speakers

Dr Ruvi Ziegler, University of Reading

Mark Lazarowicz, Citizens Rights’ Project, Scotland

Dr Oliver Garner, European University Institute

Professor Dora Kostakopoulou, University of Warwick

 

 

 

 

New Europeans campaigns for comprehensive and unilateral, guarantees for EU27 citizens and to defend the EU citizenship rights of British citizens.