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European issues are transversely covered by most of Ifri's centers and programs.

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.

Dominique DAVID

Advisor to the Executive Chairman, co-editor-in-chief of Politique étrangère and co-director of RAMSES

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Claude-France ARNOULD

Advisor on european affairs 


Research interests :

  • European Union
  • Defense
  • Space
Éric-André MARTIN

Secretary General of the Study Committee on Franco-German Relations (Cerfa)

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Marie KRPATA

Research Fellow, Study Committee on Franco-German Relations (Cerfa) 

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Paul MAURICE

Research Fellow, Study Committee on Franco-German Relations (Cerfa) 

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29/03/2019

The last four decades have witnessed the profound transformation of the very foundations of the international system: the globalization of trade, technical revolutions, the upheaval of the hierarchy of powers, the emergence of China, the explosion of the Middle-East, the mutation of conflicts...

22/01/2019
By: Barbara KUNZ, Ronja KEMPIN

On 22 January 2019, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel sign the Treaty of Aachen on “Franco-German Cooperation and Integration.” The document is set to complement the original Elysée Treaty from 1963, signed by President Charles de Gaulle and Chancellor Konrad...

10/12/2018
By: Raphaël DANINO-PERRAUD

In September 2010, China stopped all exports of rare earths and associated products to Japan, depriving Japan’s industry of essential raw materials. This decision highlighted the tensions around the trade of critical materials and China’s monopoly on a group of particular metals. Western...

07/12/2018
By: Dorothée KOHLER, Jean-Daniel WEISZ

The issue of the digital transformation of the industry provoked in France as in Germany the return of the state and the introduction of a subsidiary industrial policy. Feeling threatened in its industrial leadership, Germany mobilized its resources through industry 4.0 by building a vision...

03
Mar
2016
Thursday 03 March 2016
from 16:00 to 17:30

2015 was a year of continuous crises. 2016 may follow the same dynamic. The Greek crisis has so far been averted but may come back in the coming months. The refugee crisis has cristallised enormous tensions around the issues of the welcoming of refugees in all EU countries. The pressure on the...

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01
Mar
2016
Tuesday 01 March 2016
from 13:30 to 15:00 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

Climate change in the Mediterranean region and the Middle East could have significant impact on agriculture, the production and consumption of energy, the development of cities confronted to rural exodus as well as on political stability in the region and migration flows towards Europe. <...>

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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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