Reuniting Ireland: lessons from Europe

09.00 Opening / welcome: Gabi Zimmer, GUE/NGL President

09.15 Partition and reunification: challenges and experiences

Chair: Takis Hadjigeourgiou AKEL and MEP from Die Linke

Representative from Die Linke: Experiences of reunification in Germany

Representative from AKEL: Efforts towards reunification in Cyprus

10:30   Irish Reunification: challenges, processes and the case for unity

Chair: Conor Murphy MP

Ruth Tallion: developing cross-border cooperation and integration

Gerard McCann (QUB): EU support for cross-border integration
Michael Burke: the economic case for Irish Unity

12.00  Conclusions Martina Anderson

12:30  Buffet lunch on 1st floor ASP balcony



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