• Sustainable Urban Development
  • Housing
  • Integrated Environmental Policy
  • Ireland's Environmental Data
  • Jobless Households
  • Wind Energy in Ireland


The National Economic and Social Development Office, of which NESC is a constituent body, was established by the NESDO Act 2006.

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The National Economic and Social Council (NESC) advises the Taoiseach on strategic policy issues relating to sustainable economic, social and environmental development in Ireland.

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Council members discussed the Role, Value and Scale of Higher Education in Ireland at the Council Meeting. 20 Feb 2015

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NESC's Anne-Marie McGauran speaks on panel at 'A Woman's Place in the World' Conference. 18 Feb 2015

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