Geopolitics

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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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Brian Hayes MEP (Fine Gael); Dr Barbara Kunz, Research Fellow at the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI)
IIEA25th June 20182min

Following the publication of the paper “Ireland and the EU: Defending Our Common European Home”, Brian Hayes MEP presented the view of Fine Gael MEPs on Irish defence policy. Dr Barbara Kunz presented the European context.

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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.