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Energy and Climate, major geopolitical issues

The Ifri Centre for Energy draws the attention of public and private decision makers on the geopolitical factors influencing global energy markets, and assesses their economic, political and environmental implications for French and European policies in the short and long-term. The areas of research of the Centre for Energy cover the geopolitics of hydrocarbons, the European energy markets, the transformation of the electricity sector, the energy policies of emerging economies, the fight against climate change and the geopolitical dimension of the European energy transition.

With its notes and research papers as well as closed-door seminars, the Centre for Energy is conducting forefront research, benefitting from regular exchanges with international experts and stakeholders. These works feed into the researchers’ frequent interventions in the media and international conferences. Gathering in Brussels the key stakeholders of the energy sector, the Ifri Energy Breakfast Roundtables have now become major European events.

Organisation of the Centre

The governance structure of the Centre ensures that our work is independent and of the highest quality and relevance.

The Steering Committee gathers representatives from the Centre’s partners, the Director of Ifri, and the Director of the Centre for Energy. Meetings of the Steering Committee provide our partners the opportunity to express their views on the general orientation of the Centre.

The Centre also benefits from contributions of a wide network of researchers and experts in the energy field in Europe and the world. Traditionally, Ifri maintains close ties with a large number of research institutions that contribute to the work of the Ifri Centre for Energy.

The Center is financed by Ifri partner institutions, organisations and companies as presented in the activity report.

19/12/2016

This chapter covering the French energy transition model is part of a broader study conducted by the Institute of Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), in preparation of the German Presidency of the G20. Based on the analysis of fourteen national strategies, the IASS study considers the...

16/11/2016

What will become of US foreign policy under Donald Trump? A selection of Ifri researchers has come together to offer their thoughts on this question. Our experts cover an array of topics through 14 contributions, ranging from the future Sino-American relations, through US engagement in the...

27/09/2016
By: Vignesh SRIDHARAN, Mark HOWELLS, Gabrielle DESARNAUD, Manfred HAFNER, Mélodie MISTRE, Dimitris MENTIS

In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; featuring a set of 17 measurable and time-bound Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with...

20/09/2016

European clean transport policy envisages the development of charging infrastructures for electric vehicles within a European e-mobility framework. After the downturns of the Volkswagen scandal and the prevailing low European carbon price, the EU is bringing forward car passenger transport...

12/07/2016

The Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive has been adopted on July 6th, 2016 by the European Parliament, three years after the initial proposal by the European Commission. It paves the way for a much needed common cyber security strategy within the EU. This Edito explains the...

27
Feb
2014
Thursday 27 February 2014
from 16:00 to 18:00 - External Events

L'AIE vient de publier l'édition 2013 de son rapport Energy "World Energy Outook" (WEO) qui analyse les perspectives énergétiques mondiales d'ici 2035. Quel impact sur la compétitivité des grandes régions du monde ? Où en sont les marchés pétroliers ? Comment donner corps aux politiques d...

02
Jul
2013
Tuesday 02 July 2013
from 09:00 to 11:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

Ifri"s Contemporary Turkey Programme and Ifri"s Center for Energy organize a joined seminar with Dorothée Schmid, Research Fellow, Head of the Contemporary Turkey Programme at Ifri, Mithat Rende, Ambassador, Director General for Multilateral Economic Affairs,...

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