05
Jun
2019
Debates Seminars and Round-table Conferences
Paris
from 09:30 to 18:00
This event is restricted
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G7 / Think Tank7 Summit G7 Engagement Group

The Think Thank 7 (T7) is an engagement group that brings together the leading Think Tanks from the G7 countries in order to analyze and make recommendations on key issues of the G7 presidency.

In 2019, the French Institute of International Relations (Ifri) holds the T7 Presidency and organizes its summit on June 5 in Paris. In addition to the Think Tanks of the seven countries, Ifri involve African and European Think Tanks.

Three topics will be mainly discussed: international trade, development, but also multilateralism and defense of democracies. A short paper on each topic will be written by its French leader and then discussed with the Think Tank partners. The outcome of this meeting will be translated into a short recommendation paper for the G7 presidency.

 

Program

09:00 Arrival/Coffee

 

09:30 -09:45 - Opening Remarks

Thierry de Montbrial, Founder and Executive Chairman, Ifri

Laurent Bili, G7/G20 Sous-Sherpa of the French President

 

09:45-11:15 - Session 1: International Trade                

Chair: Guntram Wolff, Director, Bruegel

Input: Sébastien Jean (CEPII) & Françoise Nicolas (Ifri)

Alessia Amighini, Co-Head of Asia Centre and Senior Associate Research Fellow, ISPI

Hugo Perezcano Díaz, Deputy Director of International Economic Law with the International Law Research Program, CIGI

Kiyoyuki Seguchi, Research Director, CIGS

                                                                         

11:15-11:30 - Coffee Break

 

11:30-13:00 - Session 2: Development: Inequalities and Vulnerabilities

Chair: Nicoletta Pirozzi, Institutional Relations Manager, Head of the EU, Politics and Institutions Programme, IAI

Input : Patrick Guillaumont (FERDI) & Sébastien Treyer (IDDRI)

Imme Scholz, Acting Director, DIE

Mark Plant, Chief Operating Officer, CGD Europe

Edward Brown, Senior Director of Research and Policy Engagements, ACET

 

13:00-14:30 - Lunch Break/Open Buffet

 

14:30-16:00Session 3: Global Governance and the Defence of Democracy

Chair: Kiron Skinner, Director of the Office of Policy Planning and Senior Policy Advisor to the U.S. Secretary of State, Department of State

Input : Manuel Lafont Rapnouil (ECFR Paris Office)

Thorsten Benner, Co-founder and Director, GPPi

Paolo Magri, Executive Vice President & Director, ISPI

Ash Jain, Senior Fellow, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council 

 

16:00-16:15 - Coffee Break

 

16:15-17:15  - Wrap-up & Closing Remarks                           

Thomas Gomart, Director, Ifri

Alexandre Escorcia, Deputy Director Policy Planning Staff, French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs

 

Speaker List

Canada

  1. Ivetta Gerasimchuk, Lead, Sustainable Energy Supplies, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
  2. Claire Peacock, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Université Laval
  3. Hugo Perezcano Díaz, Deputy Director of International Economic Law with the International Law Research Program (ILRP), Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

European Union

  1. Anthony Dworkin, Senior Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)
  2. Geert Laporte, Deputy Director, European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM)
  3. Guntram Wolff, Director, Bruegel

France

  1. Laurent Bili, G7/G20 Sous-Sherpa of the French President
  2. Pierre Bollinger, Advisor – Civil Society, Secretariat General of the French G7 Presidency
  3. Thierry de Montbrial, Founder and Executive Chairman, French Institute of International Relations (Ifri)
  4. Alexandre Escorcia, Deputy Director of Policy Planning Staff, French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs
  5. Thomas Gomart, Director, French Institute of International Relations (Ifri)
  6. Patrick Guillaumont, President, Foundation for Studies and Research on International Development (FERDI)
  7. Sébastien Jean, Director, French Center for Research and Expertise on the World Economy (CEPII)
  8. Manuel Lafont Rapnouil, Head, European Council of Foreign Relations (Paris Office)
  9. Françoise Nicolas, Director, Center for Asian Studies, French Institute of International Relations (Ifri)
  10. Kévin Magron, Head, G7 Task-Force
  11. Sébastien Treyer, Executive Director, Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI)

Germany

  1. Thorsten Benner, Co-founder and Director, Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi)
  2. Elias Brumm, Advisor on European Affairs, Policy Planning, German Federal Foreign Office
  3. Dominik Groll, Forecasting Center and Research Area “Macroeconomic Policy under Market Imperfections”, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW)
  4. Imme Scholz, Acting Director, German Development Institute (DIE)

Ghana

  1. Edward Brown, Senior Director of Research and Policy Engagements, African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET)

Italy

  1. Alessia Amighini, Co-Head of Asia Centre and Senior Associate Research Fellow, Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale (ISPI)
  2. Paolo Magri, Executive Vice President & Director, Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale (ISPI)
  3. Nicoletta Pirozzi, Institutional Relations Manager, Head of the EU, Politics and Institutions Programme, Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)
  4. Michele Tommasi, Deputy Director of Policy Planning Staff, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Japan

  1. Fumihiko Goto, Principal Deputy Director, Policy Planning Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
  2. Ryosuke Nakata, Chief Economist and Co-Chair of T20 Task Force on “Cooperation with Africa”, JICA Research Institute
  3. Yoichi Otabe, Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Former Sherpa G8/G20 & Adjunct Fellow, Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA)
  4. Kiyoyuki Seguchi, Research Director, Canon Institute for the Global Studies (CIGS)
  5. Akiko Yamanaka, Senior Visiting Fellow, Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA)

Kenya

  1. Joanes Atela, Senior Research Fellow and the Head of the Climate Resilient Economies Programme, African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS)

Morocco

  1. Karim El Aynaoui, President, Policy Center fort the New South (PCNS)

United Kingdom

  1. Thomas Codrington, Senior Policy Planner, Policy Unit, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  2. Jonathan Eyal, Associate Director for Strategic Research Partnerships, and International Director, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
  3. Simon Gill, Acting Executive Director, Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

United States of America

  1. Ash Jain, Senior Fellow, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council
  2. Stewart Patrick, Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
  3. Mark Plant, Chief Operating Officer, Center for Global Development – Europe (CGD)
  4. Jeffrey J. Schott, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
  5. Kiron Skinner, Director of the Office of Policy Planning and Senior Policy Advisor to the U.S. Secretary of State, Department of State

 

Contact:
Lea Metke - metke@ifri.org

 

Address: 
Ifri - 27 rue de la Procession - 75015 Paris
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For more information on the debate, please contact Lea Metke, Project Officer to the Director of Ifri (metke@ifri.org).

Keywords
Development G7 International Trade Multilateralism Canada France Germany Italy Japan United Kingdom United States