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The AEJ UK

The AEJ UK is part of a professional network of journalists and specialists active across Europe, independent of any institutional or political group and recognised by the Council of Europe, the OSCE and UNESCO. We connect the newsmakers who shape our political and economic world with journalists, broadcasters and writers on European affairs. Meetings are open to journalists, academics and Europe specialists and guests. Pre-registration is necessary for all meetings by email to cas.jenkins@gmail.com. A fee of £25 is charged to cover the cost of a light lunch and drinks – £10 for under-25s and free admission may be extended […]


Russia’s disintegrating neighbourhood

Thomas de Waal, senior fellow with Carnegie Europe, brought his expertise on Russia, Eastern Europe and the Caucasus to an AEJ UK lunch on November 23.He examined the impact on Russia's neighbours of the war in […]

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Unity in the face of increasing threats

Preserving and extending media freedom has never faced greater challenges, and collaboration between professional journalists and international bodies committed to defending democracy and the rules-based world order is going to be more important than ever in […]

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The view from Palestine

Dr Husam Zomlot, head of the Palestinian Mission to the UK since 2018 and former adviser to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, was strongly critical of western hypocrisy towards Palestine when he spoke at an AEJ UK […]

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Holding Russia accountable

International human rights lawyer Aarif Abraham argues that the only legal way to make Russia accountable for a crime of aggression in the Ukraine is to establish a special tribunal. At an AEJ UK lunch meeting […]

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Sanctions on Russia – an assessment

International economic strategist and sanctions expert Timothy Ash assessed the impact of international sanctions on Russia’s ability to prosecute the war in Ukraine at an AEJ UK lunch meeting on July 4.A senior strategist at BlueBay […]

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Macron will win election says Vincent Martigny

French President Emmanuel Macron will probably be re-elected and French politics especially on the right are likely to be changed says Vincent Martigny – largely because of Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine. The professor of political […]

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UK law will not fix asylum system

The head of the UK Refugee Council warns that the UK government's imminent Nationality and Borders bill will make things worse for asylum seekers and will not fix a broken asylum system.Enver Solomon predicted the proposed […]

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AEJ Guests 2022

The AEJ looks forward to another year of dialog with European and British guests who shape our world – online as necessary and in person when the covid pandemic allows. […]

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AEJ Guests 2021

The AEJ UK moved to virtual online meetings for all of 2021 due to the covid pandemic as our guests looked into the future for the UK, Germany, Russia, Afghanistan and the whole planet at COP […]

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AEJ Guests 2020

The AEJ UK continued to hold meetings through the 2020 year of covid, switching to virtual online meetings after the March lockdown. […]

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AEJ Guests 2019

In 2019 the AEJ UK moved its lunchtime meetings from Europe House, London home of the EU Commission and European Parliament and host for AEJ UK gatherings for many years, as Brexit complicated the EU's diplomatic […]

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