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'The Transition to Sustainability in Europe post-Brexit: The Periphery, Pop...

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Queen's University Belfast

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What are the implications and imapcts of Brexit for the green transformation of Europe? Are there progressive political potentials in the wake of the referendum decision in the UK last June and the on-going political turmoil it has created? How should greens and other progressives understand the rise of populism across Europe? And what are the likely impacts of Brexit for the island of Ireland? This one-day workshop will explore these and related issues under the 4 themed panels below


9.30 -10am - Coffee and Registration
10am - 11 am - Brexit and Progressive Politics
Speakers:
Ray Cunningham – GreenHouse think tank
Steven Agnew MLA (GPNI)
Stevie Nolan (Trademark)
Chair: John Barry

11- 11.15 – Break

11.15 -12.30- ‘Brexit and Sustainability in Northern Ireland, the UK and Europe ’
Speakers:
Emily Hunter (RSPB)
Nichola Hughes (SNI)
James Orr (Friends of the Earth)
Chair: John Barry

12.30-1.30 Lunch

1.30 – 3.30 ‘Brexit, the Border and Futures for Ireland and Northern Ireland’
Speakers:
Clare Bailey MLA (GPNI)
Prof. David Phinnemore (QUB)
Senator Mark Daly (Fianna Fail)
Dr. John Kyle (Progressive Unionist Party)
Dr. Katy Hayward (QUB)
Chair: John Barry

3.30 – 4pm - Break
4 – 5.30 - ‘Roundtable discussion on 'Populism, Brexit and the European Green Movement'
Speakers:
Dick Pels -confirmed
Prof. Lee McGowan (QUB)

Chair: Ray Cunningham - confirmed

The programme is not finalised yet, so watch this space. Speakers will include those from academia, policy and politics and the community and voluntary sector. This is a free and open event funded by the Green European Foundation and organised between GEF, Green Foundation Ireland and Queens University Belfast

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