Research Project Title

The British-Irish Council as a Post-UK Formation

Session Type

Traditional Paper Presentation

Research Project Abstract

A major reason for Britain’s leave verdict was national sovereignty of the United Kingdom. Therefore, due to the nature of the British-irish Council, particularly its non-binding status, it is an organization that is likely to stay intact and can be used as a model for international cooperation and for interaction in the event of dissolution of the United Kingdom. This paper will explore the inner-workings of the British-Irish Council, as the Nordic Council, to show that the Council is an efficient way to work together on common issues. The paper evaluate the Council, pointing out areas in which it excels and ways possible problems.

Session Number

RS4

Location

Weyerhaeuser 303

Abstract Number

RS4-d

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The British-Irish Council as a Post-UK Formation

Weyerhaeuser 303

A major reason for Britain’s leave verdict was national sovereignty of the United Kingdom. Therefore, due to the nature of the British-irish Council, particularly its non-binding status, it is an organization that is likely to stay intact and can be used as a model for international cooperation and for interaction in the event of dissolution of the United Kingdom. This paper will explore the inner-workings of the British-Irish Council, as the Nordic Council, to show that the Council is an efficient way to work together on common issues. The paper evaluate the Council, pointing out areas in which it excels and ways possible problems.