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Professor Collier will make that case for rethinking how we can truly help Africa so that we can escape the divisive and confused debates about irregular migration.
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November 2018

Resolving the Migration Crisis by Rethinking Relations with Africa

Sir Paul Collier, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of Oxford
November 19 | 12:45 am - 2:00 pm

Professor Collier will make that case for rethinking how we can truly help Africa so that we can escape the divisive and confused debates about irregular migration.

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Towards A European Strategy for Artificial Intelligence

Barry O’Sullivan, Vice Chair, European Commission High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence (AI HLEG)
November 20 | 8:30 am - 10:00 am

In his address to the IIEA, Professor O’Sullivan will discuss the work of the European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence (AI HLEG), which supports the creation of a forthcoming European Union strategy on Artificial Intelligence. Professor O’Sullivan, who is Vice Chair of the group, will discuss the opportunities and challenges ahead and the progress made so far.

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Beyond Brexit: Making the EU work for you

Helen McEntee TD, Minister for European Affairs; Grace O’Sullivan, Green Party Senator; Prof. Willie Donnelly, President of Waterford Institute of Technology; and Kieran Walsh, Managing Director of the Munster Express and Director of the Waterford Chamber
November 20 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On Tuesday, 20 November 2018 at 6.00p.m. the Institute of International and European Affairs will be hosting a public event at the Medieval Museum in Waterford, at which you can discuss the future of the EU with a panel of leading national politicians and local thought-leaders.

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Towards Ireland’s New Approach to Development

Ciarán Cannon Minister of State for International Development and the Diaspora
November 21 | 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Ciarán Cannon T.D. will give his perspectives on the Government’s new development policy which is nearing finalisation and will focus on how Ireland is positioning itself internationally through its development cooperation and humanitarian assistance to respond to a rapidly changing global context.

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A keynote address on the topic of Ireland as a hub for dispute resolution after Brexit

November 21 | 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

In his address to the IIEA, Chief Justice Frank Clarke will explore the topic of Ireland as a hub for dispute resolution post-Brexit.

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Keynote Address: Elke König, Chair of Single Resolution Board

Elke König, Chair of Single Resolution Board
November 26 | 8:45 am - 10:00 am

Elke König, Chair of the Single Resolution Board, will deliver an address to the IIEA on the role of resolution and insolvency in banking.

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Current Challenges and the Role of the CJEU

Judge Eugene Regan President of the Fifth Chamber, Court of Justice of the European Union
November 26 | 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Judge Eugene Regan will discuss 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 will also address the issue of extradition to third countries, in the context of the European Arrest Warrant.

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Connecting Europe: Securing Supply and Sustainability

Dirk Beckers Executive Director, Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA), European Commission
November 27 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Dirk Beckers will discuss the Connecting Europe Facility, a €30 billion fund that designates and provides funding to Projects of Common Interest (PICs), major infrastructure projects in the European Union.

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A Carbon Tax That Works for Citizens

Joseph Curtin, Senior Fellow at the Institute of International and European Affairs and Member of the Climate Change Advisory Council
November 28 | 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Joseph Curtin will assess how a rapidly increasing carbon tax might be implemented in Ireland.

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YPN: Ireland in the European Union of the Future

Rory Montgomery, Second Secretary General and Head of the European Union Division at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
November 28 | 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm

For the next meeting of the IIEA Young Professionals’ Network we will be joined by Rory Montgomery, Second Secretary General and Head of the European Union Division at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, with particular responsibility for the EU-UK negotiations.

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