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Health issues have attracted the attention of IFRI: dynamics of epidemics, resilience of health systems, role of states, international organizations and NGOs.

Environmental issues are intimately linked to health issues, as well as the evolution of energy consumption policies and regulation. Climate issues are increasingly present in the international debate, as testify the Paris Conference in 2015.


At times of TTIP negotiations, the American food industry frightens the Europeans. Having elaborated marketing practices and also unhealthy foodstuffs, it is largely kept responsible for obesity epidemic which strikes the United States since the 1980s. however, the American civil society...

By: Jae-Seung LEE, Jung-Min YU

The Green Growth Policy in South Korea has symbolized a paradigm shift to cope with climate change, fossil fuel depletion, and global economic recession. The emerging paradigm stands to create new engines for economic growth through green technology and clean energy. The government recently...

Saturday 28 November 2009
from 08:00 to 17:00 - Ifri Conferences

The decision to hold this seminar stems from an observation, made and consolidated throughout the work of the Health&Environment programme, that communication is an essential variable in the good management of global health crises.

By bringing together academics, practitioners and...

Monday 16 November 2009 to Wednesday 16 December 2009
from Monday 16 November 2009 15:00 to Wednesday 16 December 2009 17:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

With the Regulation REACH (EC) No 1907/2006, adopted on December 2006, the 18th, the European Union (EU) aims to ensure a high level of protection of human health and the environment while enhancing innovation and competitiveness. This new regulation regime represents a shift in the paradigm...

Wednesday 24 June 2009
from 09:00 to 11:00 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

With Jean-Claude Desenclos, Scientific Director, Institut de Veille Sanitaire (InVS), Monique Eloit, adjunct Director, World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), and Didier Houssin, interministerial delegate to the fight against avian...

Thursday 20 November 2008
from 09:00 to 11:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

Where are we now in the fight against the avian influenza (AI) pandemic? While the disease is not making the headlines as it used to, the fight continues, both on the ground and in specialised institutional circles. The second study of Ifri"s Health&Environment programme<...>

Friday 26 September 2008
from 09:00 to 18:15 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

Through the bringing together of experts from the health and the environment field, "Impacting health, the environment and global governance. The challenges of taking a security approach." will stimulate a high level and interdisciplinary debate on the potential impacts of...

Tuesday 16 September 2008
from 10:00 to 12:00 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

How should we manage cases of transborder industrial pollution? The results of the first case study of the Health&Environment programme will be presented during a closed discussion seminar, with Pr. Bernard Barraqué as a discussant (AgroParisTech - ENGREF).

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