Climate & Sustainability

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Rachel Kyte Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All and Co-Chair of UN-Energy
Lorcan Mullally15th March 20191min

Rachel Kyte argues in favour of energy systems that can drive economies yet have zero net emissions and challenge policy makers to muster the courage to build energy systems of the future which are affordable, clean and that work for everyone.

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Peter Thomson, United Nations Secretary-General's Special Envoy for the Ocean
Lorcan Mullally25th February 20192min

H.E. Peter Thomson presents the challenging developments underway in the Ocean and solutions being considered by science, civil society and governments. He conveys the perspective of Small Island Developing Countries to the challenges of Ocean change and expands on the actions that countries like Ireland can take to restore the Ocean’s health.

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Sébastien Maire, Chief Officer for Ecological Transition and Resilience
Lorcan Mullally5th February 20191min

Sébastien Maire focuses on a number of initiatives to address some of the physical, social and economic challenges in Paris. He highlights how this new vision of more holistic public policy design and implementation is more efficient and relevant, both from a political and administrative perspective.

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Sébastien Maire, Chief Officer for Ecological Transition and Resilience
IIEA30th January 20191min

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.

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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.