Geopolitics Past Events

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Professor Rana Mitter, Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China; Director of the University of Oxford China Centre; Fellow of St Cross College
IIEA15th January 20191min

Professor Rana Mitter outlined the emergence of China as an important geopolitical actor; how Chinese engagement with Europe might look post-Brexit; and how Europe might respond.

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Minister Winston Peters, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand.
IIEA23rd November 20181min

Rt Hon Winston Peters discussed areas of common interest between New Zealand and Ireland and considered pathways available to small states navigating a global order under stress.

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Ivo H. Daalder, President of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, former US Ambassador to NATO
IIEA15th October 20181min

Ambassador Daalder argued that the United States' post-war commitment to global engagement was essential to bringing decades of peace. He analysed recent shifts in US foreign policy, and its implications for global alliances.

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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.