'Rethinking the Role of the State in fostering a Sustainable and Inclusive Economy', hosted by President Higgins in Áras an Uachtaráin on 12 November

President Higgins and Climate Action
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 14:15

Seminar on 'Rethinking the Role of the State in fostering a Sustainable and Inclusive Economy', hosted by President Higgins in Áras an Uachtaráin on 12 November. Chaired by Dr. Mary Murphy of Maynooth University, the 12 November the seminar heard contributions from President Michael D. Higgins, Professor Mariana Mazzucato and Professor Ian Gough which were  followed by an hour of animated discussion.  The seminar was intended as a founding discussion on how to promote the new “ecological-social paradigm” of which the President has been speaking, with aview to reversing social and environmental damage, reducing inequality and lessening the risks to social cohesion.

Photo from left Dr Mary Murphy (MU) Chair, Prof Ian Gough (LSE), President Higgins, Prof Marianna Mazzucto (LSE)