Expert seminar “Brexit and Its Impact on the Island of Ireland”
The seminar is intended to provide an opportunity to discuss in depth the impact of Brexit on the island of Ireland, with particular focus on: historical importance of the Good Friday Agreement; present-day support for the GFA across the island; continued lack of operation in the last three years of the Northern Ireland Executive; impact of no-deal on the land border; commitment by the Republic of Ireland to the Single Market; and potential security impact of Brexit. The opening presentations will be delivered by Professor Mary E. Daly, former President of the Royal Irish Academy; Dr Katy Hayward, Queen’s University Belfast; and Dr Przemysław Biskup, senior analyst, PISM.
08 OCT 2019
PISM

Programme

15:45 – 16:00         Registration

16:00 - 16:05          Welcome

  • Patrycja Sasnal, Head of Research Office, The Polish Institute of International Affairs
  • Emer O’Connell, Ambassador of Ireland

16:05-16:40            Discussion

  • Mary E. Daly, former president of the Royal Irish Academy, Emeritus Professor of History at University College Dublin
  • Katy Hayward, Queen’s University Belfast; Senior Fellow of The UK in a Changing Europe
  • Przemysław Biskup, senior analyst, EU Programme, The Polish Institute of International Affairs

Moderated by Melchior Szczepanik, analyst, EU Programme, The Polish Institute of International Affairs

16:40-17:50            Q&A session

17:50-18:00            Summary