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Scotland's European Strategy and Lessons from Smaller EU States

18 March 2020, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm

Scotland EU

Invitation only policy roundtable co-hosted by the UCL European Institute and the Scottish Centre on European Relations.

Event Information

Open to

Invitation Only

Organiser

Claudia Sternberg

Location

Moot Court
Bentham House
4-8 Endsleigh Gardens
London
WC1H 0EG
United Kingdom

This roundtable explores  how smaller EU member states influence and develop their strategic priorities and what Scotland, after Brexit, can learn from these smaller states. The discussion will also consider Scotland's current European strategy and future choices.

The event is held under the Chatham House rule. It addresses a high-level policy audience including politicians, officials, diplomats, academics and media, business or civil society representatives.

Speakers

  • Kirsty Hughes, Director, SCER (and lead on our Centre of Excellence Strand on Small State Influencing in the EU)
  • HE Ms Tiina Intelmann, Ambassador of Estonia to the UK
  • Alyn Smith, Member of Parliament for Stirling, SNP
  • Chair: Ronan McCrea, Professor of Constitutional and European Law, UCL Laws

Expected audience: up to around 30 policy officials, practitioners, analysts; diplomats; think tankers; NGOs; academics.

This event is part of a joint project between the Scottish Centre on European Relations and the UCL European Institute, in the context of our Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Programme 2019-2022, co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Commission.

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'Small State' Blog Series 

Smaller States’ Strategies and Influencing in the EU: Lessons and Choices for Scotland - Kirsty Hughes

Influencing the European Green Deal and Industrial Strategy: Leaders and Laggards among Small EU States - David Gow

Ireland as a small state success story in Europe? - Ben Tonra