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Brexit: The Reality Principle and the Pleasure Principle

22 February 2017 - 8:30am to 9:30am

Chatham House, London


Herman Van Rompuy, President, European Policy Centre; President of the European Council (2009-14)

Chair: Dr Robin Niblett CMG, Director, Chatham House



Herman Van Rompuy will offer his thoughts on the future of the European Union without the United Kingdom.
He will discuss the realities that both Britain and the EU will face over the coming months and years of negotiating Brexit, offering his thoughts on how those realities will tally with some of the expectations that were outlined by both the Leave and Remain camps during the 2016 referendum campaign.

This event will be livestreamed and a recording will be made available shortly after the event has taken place.