Brexit Institute News

Dr Mark Speich Delivers Keynote at seminar “Which Brexit After the European Parliament Elections?”

On Friday 14th June 2019, the DCU Brexit Institute hosted a seminar event “Which Brexit After European Elections?” at the Helix, Dublin City University.

The event featured a keynote speech by Dr. Mark Speich, Secretary of State for Federal Affairs, Europe and International Affairs, North Rhine-Westphalia where he spoke widely about the recent European Parliament elections and the Presidential candidates for the European Commssion.

A panel discussion featuring Francis Jacobs (former Director European Parliament information office Dublin), Professor John O’Brennan (Maynooth University), Associate Professor Eoin O’Malley (Dublin City University) and Jennifer Powers (Associate, Competere) explored issues pertaining to Brexit, the backstop and British politics.

The panel discussion was chaired by Paddy Smyth (The Irish Times).