This talk was given on Friday September 23 2011.
Deirdre de Burca is a former Green Party Senator (2007-2010) and former National Spokesperson for the Green Party on European Affairs. She is a former Green Party Representative on the All Party Oireachtas Committee on EU Affairs and its National Delegate on the National Forum for Europe 2002-2007. She is now working in the international development sector with a particular focus on EU External Action and Policy Coherence for Development.
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