The Ireland-Northern Ireland Protocol to the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

The ICEL and the School of Law in Queen's University Belfast are delighted to announce that the Ireland-Northern Ireland Protocol to the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Conference, which was postponed in April due to the Covid 19 pandemic, has been reconstituted. The conference will now take place in an online format over six days between 25 November 2020 and 2 December 2020 and will be chaired by Professor Christopher McCrudden of Queen's University Belfast. 

Tickets for the entire seminar series are available to members for € here and to non-members here. 

The first seminar of the series will address "EU Governance of the Protocol" and will take place on 25 November 2020 from 1 pm until 2pm. Speakers at this seminar will include:

Dr Thomas Liefländer, European Commission Professor Daniel Halberstam, University of Michigan Law School Professor Catherine Barnard, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge

The second seminar in the series will address "UK/Northern Ireland Governance of the Protocol" and will take place on 26 November 2020 from 1pm until 2pm. Speakers at this seminar will include:

Professor Stephen Weatherhill, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford Professor Gordon Anthony, School of Law, Queen's University Belfast Margaret Gray SC, QC, Law Library and Brick Court Chambers

The third seminar in the series will address "Fundamental Rights in the Protocol" and will take place on 27 November 2020 from 1 pm until 2pm. Speakers at this seminar will include:

Dr Evelyn Collins CBE, Chief Executive, Equality Commission of Northern Ireland Les Allamby, Chief Commissioner, Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission Dr John Temple Lang, ICEL and Trinity College Dublin

The fourth seminar in the series will address "Citizenship and Free Movement in the Protocol" and will take place on 30 November 2020 from midday until 1pm. Speakers at this seminar will include:

Professor Imelda Maher, Dean of Law, Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin  Professor Colin Harvey, School of Law, Queen's University Belfast Professor Colin Murray, School of Law, Newcastle Law School Professor Tobias Lock, Department of Law, Maynooth University

The fifth seminar in the series will address "Goods, Customs, and the Single Market in the Protocol" and will take place on 1 December 2020 from 1pm until 2pm. Speakers at this seminar will include:

Ciarán Toland SC, Law Library Dr Anna Jerzewska, Trade and Borders Dr Mary Dobbs, Department of Law, Maynooth University

George Peretz QC, Monckton Chambers

The sixth seminar in the series will consist of a round table discussion on"The Next Year...and Beyond" and will take place on 2 December 2020 from 1 pm until 2 pm. Speakers at the seminar will include:

Dr Katy Hayward, School of Law, Queen's University Belfast

Professor Federico Fabbrini, Dublin City University Professor Dagmar Schiek, University College Cork Tony Connolly, RTÉ Rory Montgomery, Department of Foreign Affairs

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