‘All EU Need To Know’: UK White Paper on the Future Relationship between the UK and the EU

What is the UK White Paper? On Thursday, 12 July, the UK government published a 98-page White Paper outlining its proposals for the future relationship between the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) after the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019. The White Paper covers areas such as the future EU-UK economic relationship,…

European Council Summit, 28-29 June 2018

European Council Summit On Thursday, 28 June, the European Council met in Brussels to discuss a wide range of issues including migration, security and defence, jobs, growth and competitiveness. On Friday, 29 June, EU leaders met in an EU27 format to discuss the Brexit negotiations. EU27 leaders also met for a Euro Summit to discuss reform of the Economic and Monetary Union. Migration The…

EU-Western Balkans Summit, 17 May 2018

On Thursday, 17 May, EU leaders and the leaders of the six Western Balkan partners (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) met in Sofia, Bulgaria.  Security and connectivity were the themes of this first EU-Western Balkans Summit since 2003.  EU Member State leaders also discussed other issues,…