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The Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) is Ireland’s leading think tank on European and International affairs and is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with charitable status. Its extensive research programme aims to provide its members with high-level analysis and forecasts of the challenges on the global and EU policy agendas which impact on Ireland. It acts as a catalyst for new thinking, new solutions and policy options, which give its members from the private and public sector a significant competitive advantage.

The IIEA provides a unique forum in Ireland for corporate networking. It annually hosts over 100 events which afford its members unparalleled access to the highest-level speakers, decision-makers, and thought-leaders at national, EU and global level. These events include: Breakfast briefings, Keynote Speeches; Roundtable Discussions; Seminars; Luncheons; Panel Discussions; and Workshops.
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Previous speakers at these events have included:

Ban Ki-moon (UN Secretary General);  Jean Claude Trichet (President of the European Central Bank), Jerzy Buzek (President of the European Parliament); Enda Kenny (An Taoiseach); Eamon Gilmore (Tánaiste); Peter D. Sutherland (current Chairman of BP and Goldman Sachs International); Niall FitzGerald (Reuters); Chris Horn (IONA Technologies); General Xiong Guangkai (President of the Chinese Institute for Strategic Studies); European Commissioners: Gunther Verheugen (European Commissioner, Enterprise & Industry); Viviane Reding (European Commissioner, Information Society & Media); Chris Patten (European Commissioner, External Relations); Neelie Kroes (European Commissioner, Competition).

Politicians including: Gordon Brown (Prime Minister, United Kingdom); Mikhail Gorbachev, Dominique de Villepin (Foreign Minister, France)
; Nobel Prize Winners, Joseph Stiglitz (Chief Economist, World Bank);  Hans Blix (UN Weapons Inspector); Mohammed El Baradei (Head of the International Atomic Energy Agency).


Thought leaders: Nobuo Tanaka (Head of the International Energy Agency), James K Galbraith (University of Texas at Austin); Noam Chomsky (Massachusetts Institute of Technology); Joseph S Nye (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University);
Jeffrey Sachs (Advisor to Secretary General of the UN), James D Wolfensohn (World Bank); Pascal Lamy (World Trade Organisation); and Hans Tietmeyer (Bundesbank).


If you would like to learn more about the Institute’s tailored membership packages, please visit the Membership section of this website.