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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,...

01/09/2011
By: Christophe VENET, Kai-Uwe SCHROGL

The article provides an overview of the impact the policy framework for space activities has on commercial activities in Europe. It shows that the development of a space policy framework on the European level has, from the beginning, aimed at furthering commercial space activities and...

01/09/2011

The purpose of this article is to analyse the impact of the financial and economic crisis on the space sector from a political point of view. Its focus is on the institutional space sector rather than on commercial space activities. In addition, Europe is placed at the centre of the analysis...

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Dec
2011
Wednesday 14 December 2011
from 08:00 to 10:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

As part of the Center for Energy at Ifri, a seminar with Anthony Livanios, CEO of Energy Stream CMG, Christoph Van Agt, Senior Fellow, Clingendael Internationa Energy Program, Netherlands, et Maciej Wozniak, Independent Energy Expert, Poland....

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Nov
2011
Monday 21 November 2011
from 08:00 to 10:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

As part of the Ifri Energy Program, a seminar with Michel Cruciani, chargé de mission, Centre de Géopolitique et des Matières Premières (CGEPM), Université ParisIX-Dauphine, Matti Supponen, Policy Co-ordinator - Policy and project Officer, DG Energie, Unit B...

18
Oct
2011
Tuesday 18 October 2011
from 09:00 to 11:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

As part of the Ifri Energy Program, a seminar with Marcus Becker, European Energy Policy Executive, General Electric and Adrian Joyce, Secretary General, EuroAce, Claude Turmes, Vice President of the Green Group, European Parliament (tbc)....

22
Sep
2011
Thursday 22 September 2011
from 09:00 to 11:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

As part of the Ifri Energy Program, a seminar with Louis-Marie Jacquelin, ENEA Consulting, Stéphane Biscaglia, Renewable Energy Department, Smart Grid and Storage Engeneer, Ademe . Chaired by: William C. Ramsay, Senior Fellow and Director of...

13
Sep
2011
Tuesday 13 September 2011
from 09:00 to 16:30 - Conférences

The conference will provide a snapshot of the current governance of space programs in Europe. The first panel will explore structural issues: the implications of the Lisbon Treaty in terms of policy, the legal context for space activities in Europe and the burning topics of sustainable funding...

07
Jul
2011
Thursday 07 July 2011
from 09:00 to 11:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

As part of the Ifri Energy Program, a seminar with Matthias Dürr, Senior Manager, European Union Affairs, RWE AG, Susanne Nies, Head of Energy Policy and Power Generation Unit, Eurelectric, and Fabien Roques, Director, European Power, IHS...

07
Jul
2011
Thursday 07 July 2011
from 08:30 to 18:00 - External Events

The Economist Conferences organizes on July 7th 2011 "The Second Brazil Business Summit", an opportunity to review developments in the Brazilian market following the 2010 presidential elections.

Ifri is a supporting...


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