Brexit TownHall update meeting 

16th Nov. 2018

Public event for ticket holders only – hosted by AngloSwedish Society of Gothenburg and the Utrikespolitiska föreningen i Göteborg.
The British Ambassador H.E. Mr David Cairns will present the latest information concerning Brexit and the steps the British Government intends to take in the forthcoming negotiations.
There will plenty of opportunity for questions. Refreshment provided.
Free entry but you must register in advance
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Location map at:

Download PDF: Brexit 16th Nov 2018 PDF.


Europahuset i Almedalen – tisdag 4/7-2017

                                                      (Independence day ?!)

Brexit — what does it mean to Ireland, Sweden and the future of the EU?

Brexit will have deep impact on all EU member states, not least Ireland and Sweden. What is the status of the Brexit process? What are the Irish and Swedish perspectives and how will European democracy be affected?

  • Pat Cox, Former President of the European Parliament
  • Ann Linde, Minister for EU Affairs and Trade
  • Katarina Areskoug Mascarenhas, Head of Representation, European Commission

Moderator: Markus Bonekamp


one of our starts is missing16:00-16:45
Everything you might not want to know about Brexit?

What is really happening in the Brexit-negotiations? Which questions does the UK prioritize in the negotiations? And what is the role of the EU Commission? This seminar is a conversation between David Cairns, the British Ambassador to Sweden, and Katarina Areskoug Mascarenhas, the Head of the EU Commission’s Representation in Sweden.

  • David Cairns, Storbritanniens ambassadör i Sverige,
  • Katarina Areskoug Mascarenhas, Representationschef, EU-kommissionen i Sverige

Seminariet direktsänds på EU-kommissionens Facebooksida




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It’s not looking good for those left behind.

Town Hall metting with the British Ambassador H.E. Mr David Cairns
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On the 25th April 2017 the Anglo-Swedish Society of Gothenburg was pleased to host a Town Hall meeting in Gothenburg on Brexit. The British Ambassador H.E. Mr David Cairns presented the latest information concerning how Brexit will affect the rights of British citizens living and working in Sweden and the steps the British Government intends to take to guarantee those rights in the fothcoming negotiations.

There was extensive opportunity for questions.

NOTE: He held the same briefing in Stockholm on 11 April (before the UK general election was announced). You can watch this video to see his summary of the situation so far.


Lunch Lecture with Staffan Sonning

“Brexit and its implications for the Nordic countries”

May 16 , 12:00 – 13:00

Lecture hall Sappören, Sprängkullsgatan 25

Free entrance for members of The Society of International Affairs, and 20 kr for non-members. – See more at:


Further discussion at Brännpunkt Europa  and event follow-up