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Committee Hearings & Workshops on Brexit

The European Parliament’s Committees have been organising various public hearings exploring the impact of Brexit on their policy areas. In the hearings, the committee chair first invites the panels of experts to deliver presentations on the subject, and then to participate in a Q & A session with the committee's MEPs.

These hearings are livestreamed via Facebook Live on our Facebook page or the European Parliament's webtv.

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Upcoming hearings

Workshop: Brexit and the Horizon Europe Programme

21/11/2018

The Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies have organised a workshop on the impacts of Brexit on the Horizon Europe Programme at the request of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Three high level speakers will give a general overview of the potential impacts and consider them from the perspectives of European Research and Technology organisations and European corporate research.

Watch it live from 4-5pm GMT
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Past hearings

 

Hearing: The situation and rights of EU citizens in the UK

11/05/2017

The Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs and the Committee on Petitions held a joint hearing on the situation of EU citizens in the UK.

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30/05/0017

The Committee on Legal Affairs held a public hearing on the legal consequences of Brexit.

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Hearing: Brexit: Constitutional challenges and implications

20/06/2017

The Committee on Constitutional Affairs held this hearing to hear from experts on various constitutional and institutional aspects related to Brexit – ranging from the UK constitutional dimension to the scope of the withdrawal agreement to the nature of the transitional measures.

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Hearing: Implications of Brexit for culture and education

21/07/2017

The Committee on Culture and Education held a public hearing on the implications of Brexit on education policy and cultural policy.

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Hearing: Impact of Brexit on aviation

11/07/2017

The Committee on Transport and Tourism held a hearing on Brexit with high level representatives in the field of aviation.

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Hearing: Brexit and the impact on land transport

22/11/2017

The Committee on Transport and Tourism held a public hearing on the impact of Brexit on land transport, with high-level representatives from the road and rail sectors.

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Hearing: Impact of Brexit on the environment, public health and food safety

28/11/2017

The Committee on the Environment, Public Health & Food Safety held a public hearing on the impact of Brexit.

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Workshop: The implications of Brexit on the Irish border

28/11/2017

The Committee on Constitutional Affairs held a workshop on the implications of Brexit on the Irish border. This workshop was organised by Policy Department for Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs and featured four experts presenting three research papers.

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Hearing: Citizens’ rights after Brexit

01/02/2018

The Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs and Committee on Petitions held a public hearing on citizens' rights after Brexit.

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Hearing: The impact of Brexit on maritime transport

20/02/2018

The Committee on Transport and Tourism held a third hearing on transport and Brexit, which focused on the maritime sector, including shipping companies and ports.

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Hearing: Brexit and future trade relations

21/03/2018

The European Parliament's Committee on International Trade held a public hearing on Brexit & future trade relations.

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Hearing: Impact of Brexit on tourism

25/04/2018

The Committee on Transport and Tourism held a public hearing on the impact of Brexit on tourism with a panel of experts.

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Workshop: Brexit and energy policy

16/05/2018

The Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies organised a "Brexit and Energy Policy" workshop at the request of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE). The workshop gave a general overview of the potential impacts of Brexit, considering the future EU energy policy and electricity/gas partnership with the UK after Brexit, as well as describing the effects of Brexit on Ireland and outlining the potential impact of the UK's withdrawal from Euratom.

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Presentation of study: "Future Trade Relations Between the EU and the UK: Options After Brexit"

17/05/2018

The European Parliament's Committee on International Trade organised a presentation of the study "Future trade relations between the EU and the UK: options after Brexit" with its author Professor Piet Eeckhout, Dean, Faculty of Laws, Academic Director, European Institute, University College London.

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Meeting: Exchange of views on the future of EU UK security cooperation

24/05/2018

The Committee on Constitutional Affairs held an exchange of views on the future of EU UK security cooperation with European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) representatives.

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Workshop: The consequences for the EU of the future relationship agreement with the UK

24/05/2018

The Committee on Constitutional Affairs held a workshop with presentations by the expert authors of three research papers commissioned by the Policy Department for Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs.

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Workshop: Brexit and ICT Policy

19/06/2018

The Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies organised a workshop on Brexit and ICT Policy at the request of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy.

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Workshop: Brexit and industry and space policy

24/09/2018

The Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies organised a workshop at the request of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy to explore in detail the impacts of Brexit on industry and space policy for the EU27.

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Hearing: The withdrawal agreement between the EU and the UK

24/09/2018

Part 1. State of play of Brexit Negotiations
Professor Danuta Hübner, AFCO Chair and member of the European Parliament’s Brexit Steering Group, will report on the current state of play of negotiations between the EU and the UK, which are reaching a critical point, ahead of the European Council meeting of 18 October.

Part 2. The withdrawal agreement between the EU and the UK
Two experts have been invited to analyse for the Committee the draft withdrawal agreement between the EU and the UK: René Repasi, Scientific Coordinator of the European Research Centre for Economic and Financial Governance (EURO-CEFG) of the Universities of Leiden, Delft and Rotterdam, and Christophe Hillion, Professor of European Law in the Universities of Oslo and of Leiden.

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