Annual seminar
held on Sunday 3 October
at Wiston House

Lisbon - Expectations and Realities
how the European Union is changing


Lunch in the splendour of the Great Hall
   Lunch in the splendour of the Great Hall

A range of aspects to this theme were explored during a day seminar held in the impressive Wiston House, home of the Wilton Park conference centre.

Speakers:

Lord Hannay of Chiswick
The future of the EU

Brendan Donnelly
All change or no change? Foreign policy after Lisbon

Richard Corbett
Life at the centre of the new EU

There are links below to full notes from the three speakers.

 


Morning session in the Conference Room

Keynote speaker:

Lord Hannay of Chiswick
Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the European Communities 1985-1990, Chair of the United Nations Association in the UK and former UK Ambassador to the UN

The EU after the Lisbon Treaty
- aspirations and realities


Click here
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(PDF document)

Brendan Donnelly
Director of the Federal Trust, and Hon Treasurer of the European Movement
and a former MEP


on the future of the new External Service

All change or no change ?
Foreign policy after Lisbon

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(PDF document)

Wiston House

Richard Corbett
Recently an MEP, now member of the Cabinet of the President of the European Council, responsible for institutional issues, relations with the European Parliament and the National Parliaments

Life at the centre of the new EU

Click here
click the asterisk to read or download the full text
(PDF document)