European Autonomies towards Independence

Events / 22.10.14

Poster Conference Aland


Keynote Speakers and schedule

18:00 – Welcome word from Ålands Framtid

18:10 – Short Introduction from EFA and CMC director Günther Dauwen

18:20 – The Scottish Process – Lessons from the referendum of September

  • Alan Sandry, Professor at Swansea University and Member of CMC Board

18:45 – Faroe Islands – next nordic autonomy to step in to become independent?

  • Högni Hoydal, Member of Løgting, Leader of the Republican Party and member of the Danish Parliament

19:10 – The Catalan Campaign – Two weeks before the referendum

  • Elisabet Nebreda,  Secretary for International Policy of ERC (Catalan Republican Left)

19:35 – Coffee Break

19:50 – Comments from an Åland perspective – Which conclusions can be drawn from international developments

  • Bjarne Lindström, Director of ÅSUB

20:15 – Panel discussion and questions from the audience

  • Moderator:  Agneta Karlsson

21:00 – Closure



When: Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Where: Mariehamn – Åland Islands – Lagtingets Auditorium


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This seminar is an initiative of Fundació Josep Irla in cooperation with the Centre Maurits Coppieters.


This Conference is financially supported by the European Parliament. The European Parliament is not liable for the content of the conference nor the opinions of the speakers.