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Talking Europe – The issues and opportunities facing EU citizens in the UK

11 May 2024, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Conference sponsored by Citizens Rights Project and New Europeans

The topics to be discussed at the conference will include:

  • Continuing problems with the EU settlement scheme
  • EU citizens’ experience in the job market
  • Discrimination and social exclusion – the EU citizen experience
  • Promoting EU citizens’ opportunity to participate in the democratic process in Scotland, UK, and Europe
  • The positive contributions EU and European citizens make to the UK


  • Pawel Kopec, Outreach and Information Officer, Citizens Rights Project
  • Tamara Flanagan, Head of Projects, New Europeans
  • Chris Murray, Policy Manager, Migration Unit, Convention of Scottish Local Authorities
  • Kate Botterill, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography and Bozena Sojka, Research Associate, School of Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow
  • Susanne Oberhauser, Head of Office, European Parliament Liaison Office in UK, London
  • Else Kvist, Press and Communications Manager, New Europeans

There will be plenty of time for questions, and an opportunity for individual EU citizens to talk about their own experiences in Scotland and the UK

Register for free places here.

This event is part of the European Movement in Scotland’s Talking Europe Festival.



European Movement in Scotland
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1 Summerhall
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