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11th July 2019

IIEA Briefing on the Finnish Presidency

On 1 July 2019, Finland assumed the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union. This briefing examines what we can expect over the next six months.
1min
11th July 2019

Social Europe in the New Strategic Agenda

The EU’s New Strategic Agenda will inform Union policies over the next five years. This blog examines the agenda’s Social Europe dimension and outlines where it overlaps with Ireland’s European policy.
6min
3rd July 2019

An EU Approach to AI: from Ethics Guidelines to Policy and Investment Recommendations

The EU’s High-Level Expert Group on AI (AI HLEG) has published its policy and investment recommendations for Trustworthy AI. This blog outlines the recommendations and reflects on how they fit into the EU’s approach to AI.
6min
13th June 2019

Brexit Brief 66

Issue 66 of the Brexit Brief notes the current state of play in the Brexit debate and collates relevant news from Ireland, the UK and the rest of the EU.
1min
24th May 2019

Discussion Note on Ireland’s Objectives After Brexit

This short discussion note by Dr John Temple Lang outlines a number of suggestions for Ireland’s approach to relations with the UK and with the EU after Brexit.
1min