A departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union (EU) with no agreements on trade and investments – a no-deal Brexit – would hit south-eastern European countries hardest among the emerging economies where the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) invests.
Euractiv is organising a discussion with Roberto Balzaretti, Secretary of State for European Affairs, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Swiss Confederation, on the EU-Switzerland relation with regards to Brexit. Indeed, this model of cooperation could inspire the post-Brexit EU-UK relations.
Update – press releases on Ireland and Malta have been published.
The latest Eurobarometer survey, measuring public attitudes to the EU across member states, highlights that more people than ever consider their country’s membership of the European Union to be a good thing (62%). This is the highest figure recorded in the last 25 years. 68% are also of the view that their country has benefitted from EU membership – the highest figure since 1983.