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Brexit and Ireland’s Global Footprint to 2025
April 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Speaker(s): Niall Burgess and John Concannon
Affiliation: Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade / Global Ireland
Organised by: Whitaker Insitute and Moore Institute
At this symposium the Secretary General of Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Niall Burgess and John Concannon, Director General, Global Ireland will discuss Brexit and the Government’s strategy for Global Ireland – Ireland’s Global Footprint to 2025: Doubling Ireland’s Impact.
Organised in association with Whitaker and Moore Institutes, this symposium offers a unique opportunity to learn about Brexit and Irish national policy to increase our presence in the world over the next decade. Participants will have a chance to engage with the policy makers who will deliver the Government’s vision for expanding Ireland’s role in Europe, the United Nations and in the world at large in the coming years.
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11.00 am– Registration with Tea/Coffee
Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh NUI Galway President – Welcome Remarks
John Concannon, Director General, Global Ireland – Introduction to Global Ireland
Niall Burgess, Secretary General, DFAT – Address on Ireland’s strategy for Global Ireland and Brexit
Panel Discussion chaired by Professor Alan Ahearne, Director, Whitaker Institute for Innovation & Societal Change, NUI Galway
Professor Siobhán Mullally, Director, Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway
Dr Brendan Flynn, School of Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway
Dr Kevin O’Sullivan, School of Humanities, NUI Galway
Questions & Answers and Closing Remarks moderated by Professor Daniel Carey, Director, Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies.
1.00 pm – Buffet lunch