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Brexit deal: Creative solutions postponed – and much work for legal drafters

By Dagmar Schiek,

While the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar praises a “politically bullet proof” agreement on avoiding a so-called hard border, pragmatic Commission negotiator Michel Barnier offered a more realistic summary in his press statement:

“Together with the UK, Irish and all EU governments, we will now need to develop creative solutions that work.”

If this is true, the much praised negotiation progress closing phase one Article 50 TEU negotiations may appear as “back to square one” for appreciating the unique situation of the island of Ireland. Even without legal … Continue reading

Innovative Approaches to Ecological Sustainability in the European Union: Challenges and Opportunities in a global economic crisis

By Admin,

Friday 26th May 2017, 12.00- 17.00 , Queen’s University Belfast School of Law

This half day event focused on the concept of ecological sustainability, identifying barriers that European Union policy makers face in seeking to achieve this core goal as well as the opportunities for innovative solutions. A report can be viewed HERE