Climate & Development Past Events

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Simon Coveney T.D. An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade
IIEA13th July 201822min

In his address to the IIEA, the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade mapped the richness and diversity of Ireland’s relationship with Africa and a renewed commitment to development cooperation, as Ireland prepares to deepen its engagement though the ‘Global Ireland’ initiative.

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Mary Robinson: President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice
IIEA5th July 201822min

In her address at the IIEA, Mary Robinson discussed the struggle to secure global justice for those people most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and how the Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals have renewed the international community’s commitment to ending poverty and increasing equality while protecting planetary resources.

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Robert Watt, Secretary General Department of Public Expenditure & Reform
IIEA19th June 20181min

Robert Watt discussed how the Ten-Year Capital Plan will respond to Ireland’s key international and domestic challenges, and outlined governance arrangements to ensure its implementation.

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Dan Ringelstein, Director of Urban Design and Planning, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM)
IIEA14th June 20181min

Mr Ringelstein argued that a new dawn in the electrification of cities is upon us, which will equip urban planners with a greater ‘toolkit’ with which to envision a smarter 21st Century city

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Minister Denis Naughten, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment
IIEA1st May 20182min

In his address, Minister Denis Naughten launched The Sustainable Development Goals: National Implementation Plan 2018-2020, which sets out how the Irish Government will implement the SDGs in Ireland and support countries around the world to do the same, particularly through the work of Irish Aid, Ireland’s programme for overseas development.