Speech: ‘The Confluence of Dreams’ – Looking to the Future


The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the EU on 23 June 2016 is a seminal event for the UK and the EU alike. When completed, it will be the first act of post-war European disintegration in more than six decades. For the EU, for the UK and for the island of Ireland the stakes are high.

In this speech, IIEA Senior Fellow Pat Cox discusses the future of the European Union in the context of Brexit.