Two ships passing in the night: Fisheries in Brexit

Introduction:  While the course navigated so far in Brexit is incomplete, the knotted issue of fisheries has being climbing the political ladder. Michel Barnier has stated that an EU – UK trade deal cannot be agreed without an agreement on fisheries. In this Just the Facts, we will explore why the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) may cause Brexit talks to run aground.  What is the Common Fisheries Policy?  The CFP, an exclusive competency since 1983, has four pillars…

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TUESDAY 2 JUNE | European Chats with Noelle O Connell

Join European Movement International on Tuesday, 2nd June from 13:30 for the second edition of #EuropeanChats – a new Facebook live series from the European Movement International featuring members of our network from across Europe. #EuropeanChats gathers European citizens for informal discussions on different issues surrounding the COVID-19 crisis from their national perspectives, e.g. divergent…

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COVID-19 contact tracing apps and the EU 

AS COVID-19 APPEARS to have reached its peak in many countries across the EU, governments are now examining ways in which current restrictions can be lifted without risking a second wave of infections.   In its ‘roadmap’ for a pan-European exit strategy, the European Commission made a series of recommendations to the 27 EU member governments in advance of lifting current restrictions. One recommendation is that countries…

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