Sébastien Maire will focus on a number of initiatives to address some of the physical, social and economic challenges in Paris. He will highlight how this new vision of more holistic public policy design and implementation is more efficient and relevant, both from a political and administrative perspective.
In his address to the IIEA, Adam Price argued that Brexit and the disunity it has engendered in UK politics could be a centrifugal force for the relationships between the four countries of the United Kingdom. He argued that there is growing support for Irish unity and Scottish and Welsh independence, and proposed that planning begin for new and different unions between the Celtic nations across these islands.
On the day that The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration is formally being adopted, Michelle Klein Solomon analysed the implications and outcomes from the UN Conference in Marrakech (10-11 December). In her address to the IIEA, she discussed the leadership role that the IOM has played in developing a people-centred, balanced and forward looking global agenda on international migration.