23rd March: 7.00pm

The USA-NI Relationship
Come along to this event to gain an insight into the future of NI-USA relations, including politics, policy and everything in between!

What does Northern Ireland’s role in the broader world imply in the constantly shifting geopolitical environment considering Covid-19 and the battle against climate change? With Northern Ireland and the United States of America both experiencing varied degrees of political polarisation, what can we draw from one another about lessons learned in areas of energy, politics, policing, public policy and building resilient communities.

What can a Biden presidency entail for transatlantic relations, for NI, Ireland and the UK? How can our connection with America assist NI in marketing itself as a desirable location to live and do business? Or do we need to reimagine our relationship with the USA and build new relationships with other regions? Or do we need to reimagine our relationship with the USA and build new relationships with other regions?

Join Agora and a panel of pundits as we attempt to make sense of a chaotic world and its implications.

Speakers:
Suzanne Lynch, Politico (@suzannelynch1)
Mick Mulvaney, Former United States Special Envoy for Northern Ireland 20-21 (@mickmulvaney)
Julia Flanagan, Northern Slant (@julesflanagan)
Dr Nik Ribianszky, Centre for The Americas, QUB (@HAPPatQU)
Shane Greer, American/ Irish Political Commentator (@shanegreer)

Organised by the Agora Think Tank.

Learn more: agorathinktank.org

date & time

date & time

Wed. 23rd March
7.00pm
Duration: 2 hours

location

location

Senate Room, Lanyon Building, QUB and online

admission

admission

Free admission

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