16 April 2020
A month ago, the UK Government was just starting to negotiate its new relationship with the EU. The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the negotiations, while preparations for the end of the transition period on 31 December have continued.
2 March 2020
On 14 January 2020, the Welsh Government published its new International Strategy, setting out its approach to international engagement and how it plans to increase Wales’ profile and influence in the world.
3 February 2020
What could be agreed over the next 11 months?
12 December 2019Following her appointment on 13 December 2018, the Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language committed to developing an international strategy for Wales. The External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee have taken a keen interest in this work, which sits alongside its Brexit remit.
20 November 2019
The European Commission is the independent, executive branch of the EU. It proposes and oversees the EU’s laws, administers its policies and programmes, has oversight of the EU’s budget and represents the EU in international negotiations.
8 November 2019
The United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union will significantly affect freedom of movement of people. Although we have considered this issue on numerous occasions as part of broader areas of work, this is the first report to concentrate solely on the potential changes to freedom of movement of people after Brexit.
29 April 2019
How should Wales approach international engagement after Brexit?
21 February 2019
The External Affairs Committee has published its recommendations on future external relationships, networks and institutions after Brexit.
4 December 2018
Will Wales’ membership of the CoR change after Brexit?
28 August 2018
An in-depth look at the UK Government’s proposals for the future relationship between the UK and the EU after Brexit in key policy areas.
8 August 2018
This article looks at the future of the UK’s participation in EU agencies after Brexit.
18 July 2018
What are association agreements, why does the EU seek these agreements, and could an agreement for the UK look like?
17 July 2018
This article explores the elements of the UK’s future relationship White Paper that are likely to be of interest to Wales.