About the Speaker:

Former British Home Secretary, Charles Clarke, was a Member of Parliament for Norwich South in the United Kingdom between 1997 and 2010. In 1998 he was appointed as a Minister in the Department of Education and Skills, afterwards serving as Chair of Britain’s Labour Party and Secretary of State for Education and Skills. He was British Home Secretary between 2004 and 2006, having previously spent time at the Home Office as a Junior Minister with responsibility for policing.

He is visiting Professor of politics at the University of East Anglia. He is a member of the European Council for Foreign Relations and of the International Advisory Board of the Schengen White List Project, which is run by the European Stability Initiative. He has recently joined the Transatlantic Council on Migration.

About the Speech:

In his address to the Institute, Charles Clarke will discuss the findings of his recent report on the EU and migration. He will delineate recommendations in this field of policy-making in the EU, which is both “politically and technically very difficult”. He will discuss how Europe can better manage migration, the securing of the Schengen border, and migration and EU foreign policy.

This event is part of the Justice Group’s ongoing research programme on Justice and Home Affairs Policy


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