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How to keep Europe safe: Co-operation between the UK, Germany and beyond

This timely event, organised jointly by the Foreign Policy Centre and the Aston Centre for Europe, will bring together three key speakers to consider the security challenges facing the UK and Europe in the context of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the potential opportunities for, and obstacles to, co-operation between the UK, Germany and more widely to address them.


– Rt Hon John Healey MP: John Healey is Shadow Secretary of State for Defence, and Labour MP for Wentworth and Dearn.

– Baroness Catherine Ashton GCMG, PC: Baroness Ashton was the first High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security of the European Union.

– Nils Schmid MdB: Nils Schmid is a member of the German Parliament (Bundestag), a member of its Foreign Affairs Committee, and Foreign Policy spokesperson of the Social Democratic Party of Germany.

The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Ed Turner, Co-Director of the Aston Centre for Europe and Director of Impact, College of Business and Social Sciences at Aston University.

You can listen to the discussion below:

When December 7, 2022 6:00pm-7:30pm (UK time)

Portcullis House, London, SW1A 2JR




Rt Hon John Healey MP

Baroness Catherine Ashton GCMG, PC

Nils Schmid MdB

Moderated by Dr. Ed Turner

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