You are here

India and South Asia

Françoise NICOLAS

Senior Research Fellow and Director, Center for Asian Studies, Ifri


Associate Research Fellow, Center for Asian Studies, Ifri

By: Lydia POWELL

India’s approach to climate negotiations results from the interplay of two distinct logics, an external one and an internal one. While the external logic is derived from quantitative attributes at the aggregate level, such as the overall size of India’s economy, the internal logic is derived...

By: Ajey LELE

In the sphere of space research, France-India collaboration began in the early 1960s, with France providing assistance to India’s Rohini sounding rockets programme. Over the years, France has played a constructive role in helping India to develop its ground and space infrastructure, as well as...

By: Jean-Luc RACINE

Afghanistan’s transition has been, politically speaking, slower than first expected; militarily, it has been difficult with the Taliban increasing its attacks in many provinces, compromising the possibility of dialogue with the new power; and a diplomatic transition in which partners and...


Asia is now a nerve center for global economic activity and a theatre of some of the most pressing security concerns of our time. So important has Asia become to global affairs today, and ostensibly for the decades to come, that many have already dubbed the 21st Century as the “Asian Century”....


India is one of Southeast Asia’s principal neighbors and there is certainly great potential for cooperation with the region and its institutional representation, ASEAN. But does India properly exploit this opportunity? Is Southeast Asia satisfied with the level of engagement?

By: Thierry KELLNER

Since the 2000s, China and India's needs for hydrocarbons, coming on top of those of older industrialized Asian countries (Japan and South Korea), have considerably strengthened customer-supplier links between Asia in general and the Persian Gulf, in the energy field.

Tuesday 07 July 2009
from 18:00 to 19:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

Round-table discussions with Jean-Luc Racine, research director (CNRS/CEIAS) and Ramesh Mulye, former Indian ambassador and strategic advisor in France for the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Few weeks after a convincing victory in the 15th Lok Sabha...

Wednesday 10 June 2009
from 18:00 to 19:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

Round-table discussion with Khalid Mahmood, former Ambassador of Pakistan in Asia and Europe, and with the participation of Pierre Lafrance, former ambassador of France to Pakistan. Moderator: Gilles Boquérat, Researcher, head of the India...

Wednesday 04 February 2009
from 17:15 to 18:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

Conference on the Foreign Policy of India with Shivshankar Menon, Foreign Secretary of India. This event will be held in English.

Friday 13 June 2008
from 09:00 to 11:00 - Dinners and Luncheons

Breakfast Debate on India's Africa policy with Anand Sharma, Indian State Secretary for Foreign Affairs. Chaired by Xavier de Villepin, Former Chairman of the Senate's Foreign Affairs Commission. Discussions will be held in English.

Monday 26 May 2008
from 17:30 to 19:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

Roundtable with Nadjibulah Djanbaz, Advisor at the Supreme Court, Kaboul, Alain Boinet, President /founder, Solidarités, Etienne de Durand, Head of the Security Studies Center, Ifri. Chair: Dominique Moïsi.

No result