ZAGREB – European Union could face great political and economic consequences after Brexit, but it would also be able to increase the connectivity among 27 remaining states while trying to resolve the issues of migrant and debt crisis which has a severe impact on the south of Europe.
How will the EU be able to answer these questions and how will they affect the Croatia’s position in the EU, will be topics of the roundtable “Future of the European Union after Brexit”.
Speakers at the panel „EU after Brexit: ’more’ or ’less’ Europe“ will be Head of the European Commission in Croatia Branko Baričević, MEP Tonino Picula, Chairman of the Foreign Policy Committee in the Parliament of Croatia Miro Kovač, Minister Assistant at the Directorate for European Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia Zrinka Ujević and professor at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Zagreb Luka Brkić.
Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Zdravka Bušić, MEP Željana Zovko, Chief Political Adviser to the Prime Minister of Montenegro Aleksandar Eraković and Professor of Political Science at the University of Zagreb Zoran Kurelić will speak at the panel regarding the relations between Croatia and the Western Balkans.
The roundtable will be held at the Representation of the European Commission in Zagreb on Wednesday, June 8. The event is organised by the Institute for Development and International Relations (IRMO) and the Representation of the European Commission in Croatia.