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New Europeans - EU Citizenship Rights

  • Europe House, London SW1P 3EU (map)

EU citizenship rights in the shadow of Brexit           

The New Europeans are delighted to be working in partnership with The Federal Trust to co-host this important and timely event from 15:00 – 19:00, Monday, 22 October, at Europe House, 32, Smith Square, London SW1P 3EU

The conference will take stock of the current situation facing the 5m EU27 citizens in the UK and Britons in Europe whose lives have been thrown into limbo by Brexit and the long term implications of Brexit for the loss of rights by all UK citizens and EU 27 citizens alike.

Please note, registration for the event and the live-streaming is open to members of New Europeans and/or The Federal Trust.

Please register your interest by emailing them directly - and please see below link to their membership form.

15:00    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?”
Brendan Donnelly, Director, The Federal Trust
Sue Ferns, Deputy Secretary General, Prospect
Dr.Roxana Barbulescu, Diversity Commission North
Prof. Dimitrios Giannoulopoulos,
Inaugural Chair of Law Goldsmiths, University of London
Founder and Director, Britain in Europe
Director, Knowing Our Rights
Tony Simpson, EU Citizenship ECI Campaign 
16:35     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?”

 Jackie Minor, Former Head, UK Rep. of European Commission
Dr Ruvi Ziegler, University of Reading
Mark Lazarowicz, Citizens Rights' Project, Scotland
Oliver Garner, European University Institute
Prof. Dora Kostakopolou, University of Warwick
18:00                          RECEPTION
New Europeans has played a leading role in the campaign for unilateral, comprehensive guarantees for EU27 citizens and to defend the EU citizenship rights of British citizens, especially those who have exercised their freedom of movement rights and reside in the EU. 
In July 2017, the New Europeans Citizenship Unit published a report on the proposals the British government were making to secure the status of EU27 citizens in the UK.

The rights of EU27 citizens in the UK and British citizens in the EU: Our response to Theresa May's fair and serious offer 

Professor Dimitrios Giannoulopoulos and Dr Ruvi Ziegler , authors of the report, are both panellists at the conference.

Two and a half years after the referendum, we want to take stock of what has been achieved, where we are now with the campaign, and what the key issues are for the immediate and longer term future.
In the second in our series of conferences on the human rights impact of Brexit Our first conference took place on 15 March 2018

Read the ‘Human rights impact of Brexit” conference report here

Earlier Event: October 20
People's Vote March for the Future
Later Event: October 25
Action evening - Letter Writing