Liam Ryan looks behind the headlines at the key recommendations of the Williams Commission report
Following the emphatic Yes vote in 2011 on extending the powers of the National Assembly, and the reporting of both parts of the Silk Commission on Devolution in Wales’s work, now is the time to start debating the next step on Wales’ constitutional journey.
Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay
This is the second in the new series of IWA professional training courses. The one day course will give an understanding of how to influence the Welsh Government and the National Assembly of Wales.
Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay, CF10 5AL
The announcement that a new prison is to be built in Wrexham has seen the UK Government highlight the jobs and wealth a titan prison will bring to the area. However, since then analysts have suggested that the prison, destined to be the one of the largest in Europe, may not fulfil these claims. Join the IWA as we debate this vital issue where it matters, Wrexham.
Nick Whitehead Centre, Glyndwr University, Wrexham, LL11 2AW
For our annual economy conference we've assembled a first rate range of experts and participants in the debate to ask can the City Regions move from aspiration to reality?
Radisson Blu, Cardiff, CF10 2FL
Aberystwyth University and the IWA are delighted to welcome Robert Peston to deliver a public lecture as part of the Gregynog series 2013/14.
Great Hall, Aberystwyth Arts Centre6.00pm
The link between poverty and lower educational achievement in Wales has been difficult to break. In Wales a child living in poverty will perform over 30% poorer at age 14 than a child not in poverty.
Numerous initiatives have been brought in, but through all of this, how do we know what works?
WJEC Offices, 245 Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 2YX