EU Affairs Past Events

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Dr Cas Mudde, Associate Professor of International Affairs, University of Georgia
IIEA3rd July 20181min

In his address to the IIEA, Dr Mudde reflected on the resurgence of populism in Western democracies, consider how strong the populist governments are and their influence in Brussels and beyond.

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Various
IIEA14th June 20182min

The funding of higher education is a key strategic issue facing the Irish economy and society. The implications of the lack of funding in higher education range from a growing shortage of skills in industrial sectors to affecting Ireland’s ability to attract foreign direct investment. This conference aims to foster a more informed political and public debate on the issue.

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Joost Korte, Director General, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion at the European Commission, Regina Doherty, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Marie Sherlock, Chief Economist at SIPTU,Tony Donohoe, Head of Education and Social Policy at Ibec,Dan O’Brien, Chief Economist at the IIEA (Event Chair)
IIEA7th June 20181min

The theme of the seminar was The 2018 European Semester: Inclusive Growth and Fairness for Ireland and Europe.

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Maciej Popowski, Deputy Director-General of DG Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, European Commission
IIEA30th April 20181min

In advance of this summit, the European Commission has published a Strategy on the Western Balkans, which outlines six specific initiatives that aim to support the transformation of the Western Balkans and prepare the European Union for future enlargement.