Thank you to everyone who attended today’s presentation by Neil Waghorn about the use of civilian drones. Below are the details of our next event which we are already looking forward to!
Following the decision taken by British voters on 23rd June 2016 to leave the European Union, rhetoric surrounding the landmark decision has focused upon what this means for the future of the UK. Discussion has centred upon themes such as: Article 50 negotiations, trade, immigration and security. However, the ramifications of Brexit for Europe is equally important but has not received the attention it undeniably deserves. This includes questions such as how will Europol continue to operate, the potential negative implications on intelligence sharing, the possibility of other states holding similar referendums and the ongoing migration crisis affecting countries throughout Europe and further afield.
The SRG’s first current events seminar of the academic year will seek to discuss this very theme – What does Brexit mean for Security in Europe? All are welcome to attend what will be a fascinating discussion on the security implications for Europe which will cover, but is not limited to themes such as:
o The effect upon intelligence sharing and cooperation
o Implications for Europe’s Common Security and Defence Policy
o Monitoring the continuing migrant crisis via Frontex
Additional reading is not required however if you would like to learn more on any of the themes which may be discussed, here are some articles which may be of interest:
o CEPS – Implication of Brexit upon Common Security and Defence Policy
o Financial Times – Brexit effect on France, Germany and other countries
o Politico – Europol first in line for life after Brexit
o BBC News – What the European papers say about Brexit
We look forward to welcoming you all to the first Current Events Seminar of the year, on Wednesday, 26th October, 1.00 – 2.30pm in the Steve Critcher Room.
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