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European issues are transversely covered by almost all programs of Ifri. Some programs pay particular attention to these themes: the Study Committee for French-German relations (CERFA), the French-Austrian Center for European Convergence (CFA).

All European themes -  institutional, economic, citizenship, security - are subject to specific studies and debates.

16/10/2018
Due to its size and economic and political weight in Europe, Germany is an important actor in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR). Berlin has chosen to play an active role: the Bundeswehr’s presence in Lithuania as part of NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence (eFP), but also proposals pertaining to...
23/05/2018

The Chinese presence in the Mediterranean is raising new questions among the diplomatic services of the Maghreb countries, as well as those of southern Europe. Indeed, over the past five years, China has been translating its national priorities with increasing activism in the Mediterranean....

18/05/2018
By: Thomas GOMART, Robin NIBLETT, Daniela SCHWARZER, Nathalie TOCCI

US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), will severely degrade regional and global security. His decision has increased the risk of war and a nuclear arms race in the Middle East and beyond. ...

20/04/2018
By: Frédéric CHARILLON, Claire DEMESMAY, Laure DELCOUR, Laura Lale KABIS-KECHRID, Barbara KUNZ, Stefan MEISTER, Jana PUGLIERIN, Dorothée SCHMID

In light of the current instability on Europe’s borders and uncertainties about the international role of the US under the administration of President Donald Trump, it is high time for Franco-German foreign policy initiatives. With the formation of a new German government, a window of...

30/03/2018

What risks might the European Union be facing in 2027? Shaken by growing internal agitation as well as wider geopolitical developments, the European Union (EU) needs to redefine its role on the world scene while strengthening its core project. Integration has taken place on all...

30
Nov
2015
Monday 30 November 2015
at 17:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

The fourth Building Bridges workshop took place on 30 November – 1st December 2015 in Paris. This event included a discussion between experts involved in the project and French citizens about the impact European integration had on France and what citizens' expectations are...

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28
Sep
2015
Monday 28 September 2015
at 17:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

The third Building Bridges workshop took place on 28-29 September 2015. This event included a discussion between experts involved in the project and Belgian citizens about the impact European integration had on Belgium and what citizens' expectations are for the future.&nbsp...

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25
Sep
2015
Friday 25 September 2015
from 09:00 to 10:00 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

Nothing is going as predicted in the US campaign: the favorites of six months ago are struggling while radical candidates are making the front page.  On the right Jeb Bush polls third behind Donald Trump; on the left, Clinton is losing ground to Bernie Sanders.  What does this say...

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07
Sep
2015
Monday 07 September 2015
from 17:30 to 19:00 - Ifri Conferences

Almost all member states and EU institutions have included "EU reform" within their lexicon, but its definition differs from one actor to another. This event will focus on the debates over integration emerging from talks of "EU reform". <...>

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06
Jul
2015
Monday 06 July 2015
at 16:00 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

The second Building Bridges workshop took place on 6-7 July 2015 in Madrid. It was hosted by the Elcano Royal Institute. This event included a discussion between experts involved in the project and Spanish citizens about the impact European integration had on Spain and what...

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11
May
2015
Monday 11 May 2015
at 16:00 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

The first Building Bridges workshop took place on 11-12 May 2015 in Warsaw. It was hosted by the Polish Institute for International Affairs (PISM). This event included a discussion between experts involved in the project and Polish citizens about the impact European...

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