Lula was elected President of the Republic on October 30, 2022, after a closer-thanexpected second round, with 50.9% of the votes cast and just 2.1 million votes over the incumbent, Jair Bolsonaro. His vice-president is Geraldo Alckmin, from the centre-right. However, in the legislative...
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Taiwan’s 2024 Elections: A Moving Political Landscape with China Remaining Front and Center Ifri Memos, January 9, 2024
On January 13th the young Taiwanese democracy will hold its 8th presidential election since direct universal suffrage began in 1996. The same day, the people of Taiwan will elect a new Parliament – the Legislative Yuan – which will start its term on February 1st. President Tsai Ingwen’s second...
Islam, politique et société en Ouzbékistan. Enquête sur le renouveau religieux de la jeunesse ouzbèke Russie.Eurasie.Reports, No. 45, Ifri, January 2024
This study aims to decipher the complex relationships between politics, Islam, and society in Uzbekistan and, more specifically, the dynamics at work in the religious revival of Uzbek youth.
Thorns and Alliances. German, French and European Agricultural Policy Between Food Safety and Respect for the Environment Visions franco-allemandes, No. 35, Ifri, December 2023
Influences and developments within German agricultural policy have undergone significant transformations over the past 70 years, especially in the context of the dynamic Franco-German relations and the pivotal role both nations play in shaping the European Union’s Common Agricultural Policy ...
Climate, Finance, and Geopolitics: Human Self-delusions and the Challenges for Europe Briefings de l'Ifri, December 11, 2023
The combination of geopolitical tensions, climate disruption, and the growing role of finance in the economy is taking us into uncharted territory. Until recently, each of these subjects was handled separately, but they are now inextricably linked by two shared characteristics: the gravity of...
France is a seafaring nation. The stability of its national economy, trade, and security are inextricably linked to the maritime character of international trade.
Faced with the boom in demand for metal resources generated by the latest technology, the United States and Europe have been forced to revise the geography of their supply networks, which is synonymous with strategic dependency.
Initially limited to the financial domain, the term BRICS is gradually becoming established in global economic governance.
War in Ukraine: How Does the Russian Economy Stand? Politique étrangère, Vol. 88, No. 4, Winter 2023
The Russian economy is weathering the war and Western sanctions: it has maintained its exports, its business sector has shown marked dynamism, and the population is managing in part thanks to state spending.