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Ifri’s programs deal with the majors issues of today’s world: security, climate and energy, migration, economy, space, global governance and more.

10/05/2012
By: Christophe VENET, Max M. MUTSCHLER

With its draft Code of Conduct for Outer Space Activities, the European Union became visible in the debate on space security. This paper analyses this development, drawing on theoretical concepts in the scholarly debate about the ‘actorness" of the EU. The EU can indeed be considered as an...

31/10/2011

Due to the wide number of space applications solving earthly problems in a broad range of issue-areas, space activities have a clear political dimension. In this article, the origins and causes of this increasing political relevance of space after the end of the Cold War are shown. The...

31/10/2011

Space activities can be justified by a broad array of reasons, ranging from trans-utilitarian components (such as curiosity, discovery, knowledge, fascination, inspiration) to more utilitarian aspects (markets, jobs, communications, mobility, pace-setting technologies, among others). Clearly,...

16/09/2011
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Pro-Palestinian and pro-Israeli groups based in France regularly organize trips to the Middle East. These trips can take different forms which reflect the diversity among pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian groups. For instance, they can be organized for the activists themselves in the framework...

12/09/2011

Language has sparked many tensions in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, even more so than in any other war. The term “Zionism” has come to create oppositions between pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian activists. While pro-Israelis have a positive outlook on Zionism, pro-Palestinians,...

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Oct
2012
Thursday 18 October 2012
from 09:30 to 12:00 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

As part of the Ifri Energy Breakfast Roundtables, a seminar with avec Sylvie Cornot-Gandolphe, Energy Economist, Brian Ricketts, Secretary General European Association for Coal and Lignite (Euracoal), and Mechthild Wörsdörfer, Head of Unit,...

12
Jul
2012
Thursday 12 July 2012
from 09:00 to 11:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

As part of the Center for Energy at Ifri, a seminar with Matthias Dürr, Head of Brussels Office, RWE AG, Maïté Jauréguy-Naudin, Director of the Center for Energy, Ifri, Luc Van Nuffel, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Department Strategy &...

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