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"Uncertain Future: Rights and Citizenship in post-Brexit Britain"

Sakharov Debate, London, 2 December 2016

Andrei Sakharov
Andrei Sakharov

Brexit is throwing up myriad pressing questions, not least among them the residence and citizenship rights for EU nationals in the run-up to withdrawal and after. As things stand, it is unclear what criteria may be applied to determine who will be allowed to stay, on what basis and with what guarantees. The same applies to UK citizens living in other parts of the EU.

The government has said there will be no material change in the status of EU nationals while the UK remains a member of the Union but how might things change thereafter? Have the rights of EU citizens already been eroded since the referendum? How will any post-Brexit rights be enforced and what will the UK human rights regime look like?

Hashtag for the event: #SakharovUK

 

MODERATOR:

Martine CROXALL
BBC News Presenter
@MartineBBC

 

SPEAKERS:

Mary Hoenyball MEP
Mary Hoenyball MEP

Mary Honeyball MEP, (S&D Group; Labour)
@maryhoneyball

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Dr Virginia Mantouvalou
Dr Virginia Mantouvalou
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Dr Virginia MANTOUVALOU, Reader in Human Rights and Labour Law, Director of Graduate Research Studies, UCL Institute for Human Rights
@vmantouvalou

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Dr Ruvi Ziegler
Dr Ruvi Ziegler

Dr Ruvi Ziegler, New Europeans Citizenship Unit; Lecturer in Law and Programme Director, Global LLMs in Human rights, International law, and Advanced Legal Studies, University of Reading School of Law
@ruviz

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Schona Jolly
Schona Jolly

Schona Jolly, Barrister, Cloisters
@WomaninHavana

 

The European Parliament UK Office is organizing a debate to mark the awarding of the Sakharov Prize. The debate is open to the public and is hosted jointly with UCL European Institute.
@UCL_EI

 

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Watch our video of the Sakharov Debate 2015 "The Refugee Crisis: Too little compassion or too much?" and other videos on our playlist.

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