Since 2018, the global automotive market is shrinking. This economic sector is key for Germany whose car producers belong to the Top 15 car producers worldwide. Yet they are running the risk of being downgraded and eventually replaced, against the backdrop of emerging actors in the United...
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Central African Social Media at the Dawn of the Elections : An Advanced Symptom of a Coming Political Crisis Études de l’Ifri, Ifri, March 2021
Although the Central African Republic remains a very weakly connected country with an Internet penetration rate of 14% in 2020, citizens begin to appropriate the use of social networks.
Despite the coronavirus pandemic and the passing of President Pierre Nkurunziza on June 8, 2020, the election cycle (presidential, legislative, senatorial, communal and hillside elections) have been upheld and went smoothly. Not only has the ruling party, the National Council for...
The EU-Japan partnership in the Indo-Pacific: opportunities and challenges Analysis of Elcano Royal Institute, March 2021
This paper analyses the common and divergent interests of Japan and the EU in the Indo-Pacific and identifies the most promising areas for cooperation.
Why Should NATO Care About China? A Japanese Perspective Lettre du Centre Asie, No. 89, 12 March 2021
When we look back and think about some of the decisive moments in the West’s attitude towards China, it is rather symbolic that all goes back to Tiananmen Square, 1989.
Baden-Württemberg under Green Leadership – Balance Sheet of Two Government Periods under Winfried Kretschmann Notes du Cerfa, No.159, Ifri, March 2021
Baden-Württemberg's economic and social structure offered good starting conditions for center-right parties from the beginning, which the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) initially knew how to use for itself. From 1953 to 2011 the Prime Minister belonged to the CDU. In 2011 the...
Cyber-influence : les nouveaux enjeux de la lutte informationnelle Focus stratégique, No. 104, March 2021
The coming of age of a digital “info sphere” has dramatically changed the nature of military information support strategy.
Chinese Diplomacy: from “Fighting Spirit” to “Warrior Wolf” Politique étrangère, Vol. 86, No. 1, Spring 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has led China to develop aggressive communication, with diplomatic missions using social media extensively to spread a positive image of Chinese achievements and to criticize Western countries.
Poverty, a major consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, is set to increase exponentially throughout the world, even though it was supposed to disappear in its most extreme form by 2030.
Development and Fight against Poverty: from Reconciliation to Scaling Up Politique étrangère, Vol. 86, No. 1, Spring 2021
Rich countries have committed $ 12 trillion to tackle COVID-19 at national level. Official development assistance only represents $ 150 billion per year.