Justice & Home Affairs

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Karen Banks, Deputy Director General of the Legal Service of the European Commission
IIEA22nd October 20191min

Ms Banks demonstrates how EU law can affect national rules concerning the judiciary and the administration of justice at the national level. She discusses how EU law relies on the national justice systems to apply EU norms and outlines how fundamental rights embedded in cross border legislation and can have profound implications for national judicial systems.

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Detective Chief Superintendent Pat Clavin, Chief Bureau Officer of the Criminal Assets Bureau
IIEA21st October 20191min

Detective Chief Superintendent Pat Clavin explains why Ireland has focused on civil asset seizure. He discusses the unique history and the future direction of the Criminal Assets Bureau, the creation of the asset profiler network and further discuss some trends around the penetration by criminals of the motor trade, as well as drugs, thefts/burglaries and cryptocurrencies.

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Robert Črepinko, Head of the European Migrant Smuggling Centre, Europol
IIEA26th September 20191min

Robert Črepinko outlines the role of the European Migrant Smuggling Centre whose main aim is to target, identify and dismantle criminal networks involved in migrant smuggling. Robert Črepinko discusses emerging trends and successful operations in the field of organised crime and migrant smuggling.

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Marie De Somer, Head of the Migration and Diversity Programme at the European Policy Centre
IIEA4th June 20191min

In her address to the IIEA, Dr De Somer gives an overview of the Dublin Regulation and how it has impacted the Schengen Area. Dr De Somer argues that in the absence of political leadership, the two systems risk collapsing and offers suggestions on what the future of both systems might look like.

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Harold Hongju Koh, Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School
IIEA28th May 20191min

Professor Koh offers a compelling new strategy for how to defend democracy, human rights and the rule of law at a time when authoritarian regimes around the world are on the rise. Professor Koh discusses the US President’s attempts to trump the international legal process across a range of issues

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John Frank Vice President EU Government Affairs, Microsoft
IIEA11th December 20181min

John Frank discussed the need for new initiatives to address the growing threats of cyber insecurity, the need to work together to build a safer and more resilient digital world and why Microsoft has called for a Digital Geneva Convention, which will create binding rules for nations’ cyber weapons.

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Judge Eugene Regan President of the Fifth Chamber, Court of Justice of the European Union
IIEA28th November 20181min

Judge Eugene Regan discussed the role of the CJEU and the changes that may arise in the CJEU post-Brexit as well as issues such as maintain the rule of law and the preservation of EU values. Judge Regan also addressed the issue of extradition to third countries, in the context of the European Arrest Warrant.

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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.