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Mexico’s Energy Policies During the Presidency of Andrés Manuel López Obrador: Sovereignty and Security Briefings de l'Ifri, July 9, 2021
In power for three years, President López Obrador leads a National Revolution. The energy sector sees the strengthening of the State and state-owned companies, the Federal Electricity Company and Petróleos Mexicanos, against the liberalization principles implemented in the Energy Reform (2013...
Health Data Governance: Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic in Europe, China, and the United States Etudes de l'Ifri, July 2021
The health crisis has triggered a tectonic movement in the recomposition of health data governance and protection models around the world, while accelerating the investment of large digital companies in the field of e-health.
As a consequence of the positive momentum in Transatlantic relations brought about by the arrival of the Biden administration, significant progress is expected on a range of key digital issues.
India’s Energy and Climate Policies Post COVID-19: Short Term Slowdown, Longer Term Boom in Renewables Etudes de l'Ifri, July 2021
India has long been a positive and committed partner in global and domestic climate change mitigation efforts.
As an essential platform for multilateralism, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has always been important to German diplomacy, although in varying degrees. Historically, Germany’s support for the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe...
Xi Jinping’s Conquest of China’s National Security Apparatus "The Chinese Communist Party at 100", ISPI Dossier, 1 July 2021
One indisputable trend of Xi Jinping’s leadership since taking up the reins of government in 2012 has been the reaffirming of the Party’s control over the state, the army, society, and the economy. To this aim, establishing heightened control over the national security...
Dialogue with Russia. Russia Needs to Reset Relations with the West International Centre for Defence and Security, Report, June 2021
This report analyses Western-Russian relations and proposes a way forward for conducting dialogue with Russia. It offers an analysis of Russia’s relations with NATO and the EU, an overview of the bilateral relations of various Western countries with Russia, a glimpse of China’s role, and an...
Green Recovery for Sub-Saharan Africa: Boosting Sustainable Electrification Dossier ISPI, Hopes and Realities: A Green Recovery for Africa? June 25, 2021
If sub-Saharan Africa followed the same model of economic development as the rest of the world, focused on the growth of carbon intensive industries, cities and infrastructures, it would seal the planet's climate future. Africa’s emissions today are among the lowest per capita in the world: 0...
The Biden Administration has so far taken the focus of the Biden candidate on climate issues seriously, especially the commitment made during the campaign of a net zero power system by 2035.