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With its imminent notification of the UK’s intention to withdraw from the EU, the UK government will set in motion the formal process for leaving the EU. This is expected to last two years and will take place in a context of political uncertainty within the UK and the EU.
QPOL Policy Engagement at Queen's will be hosting a series of ‘Brexit Clinics’ bringing together academic experts and stakeholders to discuss the issues facing the UK as it negotiates its withdrawal from the EU, to consider the particular challenges the process poses for Northern Ireland and to provide informed insights into the process.
The first of these will be on 29 March 2017 - the day PM Theresa May is due to trigger Article 50 and following the informal gathering of EU-27 leaders in Rome on 25 March 2017 to mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaties of Rome.
The Clinic will involve 3-4 short introductory comments on the process by senior Queen's academics, followed by a Q+A session and discussion addressing issues raised by participants. The panel will consist of:
To this end, participants are encouraged to submit questions in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is mainly aimed at representatives from political parties, community and business organisations, the civil service, the Media and other stakeholders.
Places are limited so please register early.
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QPol Policy Engagement at Queen's
QPol is the ‘front door’ for public policy engagement at Queen’s University Belfast, supporting academics and policymakers in sharing evidence-based research and ideas on the major social, cultural and economic challenges facing society regionally, nationally and beyond.