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Starting to piece together a post-Brexit world


Within the first month of the Brexit referendum vote, the early UK-after-Brexit discussions got underway with a Ramphal Institute brainstorming session on the implications for the trade of developing countries and a UK parliamentary international relations committee interview with Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland about the future of Commonwealth and UK ties.

The Ramphal Institute hosted its brainstorming session on 15 July to discuss the implications of Brexit for the trade of developing countries.

The Ramphal Institute’s mandate is to tackle development issues and the wider world so the focus was on Brexit and the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) – the free trade deals between the European Union (EU) and the 79 countries of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP)group. Full Story

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