2020

February

Rt Hon David Gauke, former Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, in conversation with Julian Glover OBE, Associate Editor at the Evening Standard.

Chair: Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC, CGE Chair

 

March

Public Opinion, Brexit & the Transition Phase - Joe Twyman, Co-founder and Director of DeltaPoll

Chair: Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC, CGE Chair

 

May

Webinar with David McAllister MEP, Chair of both the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee and the UK Co-ordination Group

Chair: Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC, CGE Chair

 

Webinar with Ian Wright, Chief Executive of the Food and Drink Federation Fergus McReynolds, Director of EU Affairs at MakeUK

Chair: Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC, CGE Chair

 

June

Webinar with Tom Tugendhat MP, Chair of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Select Committee*

Chair: Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC, CGE Chair

 

July

Launch of the CGE paper 'Conservatives and the European Convention on Human Rights'. Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC in conversation with Lord Finkelstein OBE, The Times Columnist and Conservative Peer

Chair: Rt Hon Sir David Lidington KCB CBE, CGE Chair

 

August

The German perspective on the challenges facing Europe and on how the German Presidency is seeking to shape the future of the Union - Webinar with Dr Norbert Röttgen, Chair of the Bundestag Foreign Affairs Committee

Chair: Rt Hon Sir David Lidington KCB CBE, CGE Chair

 

September

The role of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and the City -  Webinar with Lord Deben, Chair of the Independent Committee on Climate Change and Sir Roger Gifford, Chair of  the UK Green Finance Institute and former Lord Mayor of London

Chair: Rt Hon Sir David Lidington KCB CBE, CGE Chair

 

International Law, the Withdrawal Agreement and the UK’s Reputation - Webinar with Sir Bob Neill MP, Chair of the Executive Committee of the Society of Conservative Lawyers and Chair of the Justice Committee and Rt Hon The Lord Garnier PC QC, Former Solicitor General for England and Wales*

Chair: Rt Hon Sir David Lidington KCB CBE, CGE Chair

 

UK-EU Brexit Negotiations: Prospects for a Constructive Outcome - Webinar with Sir Ivan Rogers, former UK Permanent Representative to the European Union*

Chair: Rt Hon Sir David Lidington KCB CBE, CGE Chair

 

October

CGE Fringe Event at Conservative Party Conference - UK, Ireland, Europe and beyond with Rt Hon Julian Smith CBE MP, former Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and former Chief Whip

Chair: Rt Hon Sir David Lidington KCB CBE, CGE Chair

 

Populism: challenges for centre right parties - Webinar with Antonio López-Istúriz White MEP, Secretary General of the European Peoples Party*

Chair: Rt Hon Sir David Lidington KCB CBE, CGE Chair

 

November 

Foreign Affairs and International Relations Post-Brexit - Webinar with Rt Hon The Lord Hague of Richmond, Tom Tugendhat MP, Neale Richmond TD and Rt Hon Alistair Burt to launch CEF publication

Chair: Rt Hon Sir David Lidington KCB CBE, CGE Chair

 

The Future of Europe - Webinar with Prof Alexander Stubb, Director of the School of Transnational Governance and former Prime Minister of Finland*

Chair: Rt Hon Sir David Lidington KCB CBE, CGE Chair

 

December

The Global Economy Post-Covid: Where do the risks and opportunities lie for the United Kingdom - Webinar with Rt Hon The Lord Hammond of Runnymede, former Chancellor of the Exchequer and Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs*

Chair: Rt Hon Sir David Lidington KCB CBE, CGE Chair

 

2021

January 

Building a new relationship: the United Kingdom and Europe in a changing world- Keynote speech by Sir David Lidington KCB CBE and launch of the Conservative European Forum (CEF)

Chair: Stephen Hammond MP, CEF Deputy Chair

 

February

A 21st Century United Kingdom - Webinar with Rt Hon David Mundell MP, former Secretary of State for Scotland*

Chair: Rt Hon Sir David Lidington KCB CBE, CEF Chair

 

March

Biden, Europe and the UK - Webinar with the Hon Anthony Gardner, US Ambassador to the EU 2014-2017*

Chair: Rt Hon Sir David Lidington KCB CBE, CEF Chair

 

April

The challenges and opportunities facing the City - Webinar with Bim Afolami MP*

Chair: Stephen Hammond MP, CEF Deputy Chair

 

There is always something new out of Africa - Webinar with Jeremy Lefroy 

Chair: Rt Hon Alistair Burt 

 

*Members only event and held under the Chatham House Rule to allow for more intimate and open discussion