Past Events

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Professor Anand Menon, Director of UK in a Changing Europe
IIEA27th November 20191min

Professor Anand Menon gives a perspective on political developments in the UK since the Brexit referendum and considers what the future holds for Brexit and the UK.

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Kevin McGeeney, CEO of SCB Group
IIEA25th November 20191min

In his address to the IIEA, Kevin McGeeney analyses the risks posed by climate change to the financial system. Mr McGeeney examines the recent developments in the renewable energy markets and discusses the emerging trend of mandatory climate-related financial risk disclosures, as proposed by the European Commission and the Financial Stability Board.

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Dr Erin Marie Saltman, Policy Lead for Counterterrorism and Dangerous Organizations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Facebook
IIEA19th November 20191min

Dr Erin Marie Saltman discusses how Facebook develops and operationalises global policies for countering terrorism and violent extremism, focusing on policy process, internal expert teams, how AI is used and key global partnerships.

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Neil Kermode, Managing Director, European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC)
IIEA13th November 20191min

In his keynote address, Neil Kermode demonstrates how the alchemy of turning seawater into electricity has finally been proven to be both predictable and achievable. Mr Kermode provides a personal perspective on the potential of marine energy to tackle climate issues and develop a new economy for the 21st century.

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Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times
IIEA11th November 20191min

Martin Wolf argues that the ongoing global transformations in politics and economics have caused a series of related crises – as shown in the election of Donald Trump and Brexit.

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Carlos Lopes, African Union High Representative on the Partnership with the EU Post-2020
IIEA6th November 20191min

In his address to the IIEA, Dr Lopes discusses the entry into force of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) this year and whether African countries will be able to exploit opportunities to further lead the continent on a path of development.