The Climate Action Plan 2021, published in November 2021, has set a target of a 51% reduction in overall greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and a target of net-zero emissions by no later than 2050. Every economic sector is expected to make its contribution. The commercial semi-State sector is […]
This new series consists of pre-recorded 50 – 60 minute training programmes delivered by one of our expert and industry experienced trainers and will be delivered in video, audio format and text to support our learners.
Following the lecture, and to map learning objectives to learning outcomes, students are […]
The current EU Directive for Environmental Impact Assessments contains specific references to mitigating the impact of climate change. It now requires EIAs to include a description of the significant effects of projects on the environment resulting from, inter alia – “the impact of the project on climate (for example the […]
This article is originally from The Irish Times.
College Green civic plaza project ‘halted’ due to EU procurement rules, council says
Decision made to re-advertise for architects due to extension of traffic-free zone
The contract to design a new […]
This article is originally from the Silicon Republic website. View the original article here.
Hays’ Yvonne Smyth explores why employers should be doing more to hire and support neurodiverse employees.
To assess regulatory governance, the OECD and the EU joined force to publish a report last month entitled Better Regulation Practices across the European Union 2022. The report argues that by ensuring integrated approaches to the design, delivery, and review of regulations, all EU Member States can achieve a seamless […]
Since 2002, Public Affairs Ireland has been offering specialist bespoke training events – conferences, seminars, in-house training and accredited programmes – to professionals across the public sector. PAI is now seeking to recruit two Education and Training Administrators to join our expanding team, based in our centrally located office in Dublin 2.
Edward Donelan’s book should be recommended reading for practitioners and students of regulatory governance – see Box 1. In producing this book, Donelan draws from varied experience as a barrister, a legislative drafter, an OECD advisor and as an independent consultant. There is much one can learn about changes in […]
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues are impacting increasingly on corporate governance agendas. The EU has been particularly active in this area. The pressures are not all positive. In recent times, there have been attempts to downgrade ESG issues. Both former US Vice-President Mike Pence and business magnate Elon Musk […]
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently published its preliminary statement on the Irish Economy, following the visit of its staff during the period 26 April 26 to 5 May 2022. The views expressed in the statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of […]