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Françoise NICOLAS

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

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Céline PAJON

Research Fellow, Head of Japan Research

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John SEAMAN

Research Fellow, Center for Asian Studies, Ifri

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Claude MEYER

Senior Advisor, Center for Asian Studies, Ifri

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28/07/2016

On Tuesday July 12th, after three years of deliberations, the Permanent Court of Arbitration finally delivered its verdict on the conflict opposing the Philippines and China over status of the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. The judgment is historic, as it goes far beyond the...

10/06/2016
By: Hitomi ROPPONGI

Tokyo is known as a pioneer throughout the history of Japan’s environmental policy, often being compared to California in the United States or Paris in France. Following the global trend of growing local initiatives tackling climate change, Tokyo introduced a cap-and-trade scheme in 2010 ahead...

16/12/2014

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”....

13
Nov
2012
Tuesday 13 November 2012
from 07:45 to 16:30 - Ifri Conferences

In 2006, the European Commission launched an ambitious plan to conclude a new generation of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with Asian markets as part of its Global Europe strategy. Today the use of such FTAs is all the more important since negotiations at the WTO are stalled, but also more...

07
Mar
2011
Monday 07 March 2011
from 08:30 to 10:00 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

This seminar is organized around Richard Collasse, CEO of Chanel K.K. in Japan. It will be chaired by Françoise Nicolas, Director, Center for Asian Studies Ifri.

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08
Sep
2010
Wednesday 08 September 2010
from 18:00 to 19:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

This seminar is organized around Takashi Terada, professor, Waseda university, Tokyo. He has published numerous articles on Asian regionalism.
Chair: Céline Pajon, Research fellow, Center for Asian Studies Ifri.

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26
May
2010
Wednesday 26 May 2010
from 09:30 to 11:00 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

This seminar is organized around Gavan McCormack, Emeritus Professor, Australian National University. He is an expert of modern East Asian, especially Japanese politics and intellectual, political, and environmental history. He has published numerous articles and books on the...