On 23 June, the UK will vote on whether to stay or leave the European Union. The outcome of this referendum will shape the future of Europe: in this debate, the panelists analysed the arguments given by those for and against the status quo. They also assessed the economic and geopolitical consequences of that outcome, both for the UK and the EU.

This debate is part of the series of Debates Elcano, organized by the Elcano Royal Institute and Fundación Botín.

The participants were:

  • Robin Niblett, Director, Chatham House.
  • Pedro Schwartz, President, Mont Pelerin Society.
  • Charles Powell, Director, Elcano Royal Institute.

Moderated by Andrés Ortega, Senior Research Fellow, Elcano Royal Institute.

Monday 30 May 2016, 12 am-14 pm. Fundación Botín, Castelló 18 C, Madrid.

YouTube. Real Instituto Elcano / Elcano Royal Institute Video (in Spanish): #DebatesElcano3. El Reino Unido y el futuro de Europa (1:53:05)