Meet Wilhelm Emmrich, our summer intern!

Read why he chose to intern with us and how he has experienced his summer at the Chamber. Hi Wilhelm, tell us a bit about yourself, please.   I am originally from Germany and lived in the UK for about four years, first for school and then for university. My interest in EU-UK relations really started with my exchange year at a school in the Northeast of England, in Barnard Castle to be precise. After finishing my A-levels in … Continue reading Meet Wilhelm Emmrich, our summer intern!

Belgium, your UK-EU Gateway for Trade and Investment

Why is Belgium an attractive entry point into the EU and destination for trade and investment?  By Louise Holton Belgian – UK Bilateral Relations The UK and Belgium are close and long-standing trading partners. While the UK’s relations with the European Union date back to 1957[1], Belgian-British relations alone date back long before Belgium was founded in 1830.[2] In 2020, the UK was Belgium’s 8th largest … Continue reading Belgium, your UK-EU Gateway for Trade and Investment

If it weren’t for Covid: BNG Celebrates Mentoring Schemes’ 1st Anniversary

If it weren’t for Covid-19, Brussels New Generation may not have set up the Mentoring Scheme, which has ended up being one of our proudest accomplishments to date. Read Yasmine Lingemann’s blog to find out how you can join BNG in celebration of the Mentoring Schemes’ 1 year anniversary. Continue reading If it weren’t for Covid: BNG Celebrates Mentoring Schemes’ 1st Anniversary

The Dynamic Data Landscape

By Louise Holton Data adequacy refers to a status issued by the European Commission when a country outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) provides equivalent measures of personal data protection to those in European Law. On 19 February 2021, the European Commission released a draft adequacy decision for data flows between the EU and UK, meaning the UK provides an adequate level of personal data protection to its EU subjects. Once … Continue reading The Dynamic Data Landscape

‘Sensational Strasbourg’- Why you MUST be there!

By Euan Carey There’s only a week to go until our virtual trip to the European Parliament in Strasbourg. We absolutely cannot wait to show you what we have in store. Grab a drink, get comfy – this is going to be the best trip to Strasbourg you’ve never had! As you enter Strasbourg (virtually!) you will be able to enjoy all that the Chamber … Continue reading ‘Sensational Strasbourg’- Why you MUST be there!