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With over 150 publications issued each year
under an open access policy in French, English, German and Russian,
Ifri enriches the international debate with a constant concern for
objectivity, intellectual rigor, transversality, openness, and support to public and private decision-making.

Études de l'Ifri

Ifri publishes four types of electronic publications: Études de l’Ifri, Notes de l’Ifri, Briefings de l’Ifri and Éditoriaux de l’Ifri.

Études de l’Ifri are the longest format. These reports are the product of extensive research and aim to develop an in-depth analysis.

 

List of Études de l'Ifri :
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08/12/2022
By: Thierry VIRCOULON, Marc-André LAGRANGE

While a state of siege was declared a year ago in two Congolese provinces and Kenyan authorities organized a meeting in Nairobi between the Congolese government and armed groups, the pacification of the Congolese East remains unresolved. This study looks back at the Tshisekedi government's...

16/11/2022
By: Jacques PRIOL, Joé VINCENT-GALTIE

Numerous smart city projects are emerging, guided by objectives of efficiency and improvement of public policies. All of them are based on intensive use of data and digital tools, but their concrete achievements take various forms. Some models are being exported and are becoming levers of...

18/10/2022
By: Pierre GROSSER

The signing of the AUKUS partnership agreement between Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom in September 2021 seems to have reconstituted a natural coalition between “Anglo-Saxon” states. This solidarity generates contradictory judgments. 

06/10/2022
By: Alain KARSENTY, Alicia GARCIA HERRERO, Johanna MALM, Thierry PAIRAULT

China and Africa share a strong relationship since the wave of African independences in the 1960s. Nevertheless, China-Africa trade has experienced an unprecedented surge since the late 1990s and has been accompanied by the rise of a discourse of "win-win" partnership between China and Africa....

27/09/2022
By: Marc-Antoine EYL-MAZZEGA, Élise CASSIGNOL

Water desalination is progressively becoming the leading solution to deal with the growing water stress, i.e. the imbalance between the demand for water and the quantity available. The United Nations estimates that within 2025, two thirds of the world's population will be concerned by these...

12/09/2022
By: Camille MOREL

This article provides a review of the digital connectivity of the Pacific Islands nations (Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia) and the main challenges and prospects arising from it, at a time when the submarine cable market is undergoing profound change and a growing politicization of this...

27/07/2022

After twenty years of counter-terrorism, the Ukrainian battlefield marks the renewal of so-called “high-intensity” warfare. It constitutes a major strategic turning point, reversing the contemporary model of wars involving the West.