Data no longer should be understood as a sole commercial or regulatory issue, but rather as an actual stake of international politics. Mastering data is an issue involving different set of actors, with diverging motivations: it is a sovereignty and national security stake for states, a...
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.
Since the Italian election held on March 4th, 2018, immigration policy has become a hotter-than-ever issue both at national and European level. The Aquarius incident has brought to light the question of European solidarity regarding immigration issues.
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....
America Is More Than Trump. Europe Should Defend the Iran Deal without Burning Bridges to the US Éditoriaux de l'Ifri, May 2018
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. ...
Mind the Gap: How France and Germany Can Spearhead Joint Foreign Policy Initiatives Now DGAPkompakt 4b, April 2018
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...
European Foreign Policy in 2027: Preparing for the Unexpected Workshop Report, French-German Future Dialogue 2017
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...
European Union Partnerships with African Countries on Migration: A Common Issue with Conflicting Interests Notes de l'Ifri, March 2018
Since 2015 and the refugee crisis, the dialogue between the European Union (EU) and African countries on migration issues has assumed a new intensity.
Comply or die ? Les entreprises face à l’exigence de conformité venue des États-Unis Potomac Paper, No. 34, March 2018
The United States has developed a vast body of legal regulations with extraterritorial application in order to tackle corruption on the international stage and to pursue companies that do not abide by the trade embargoes demanded by U.S. foreign policy.
With the launch of its “battery alliance”, the European Union is finally taking up the industrial battle with Asia and hopes to meet a large share of the surging demand for electrical batteries. Yet, the clock is ticking and the future of battery manufacturing in Europe depends primarily on...
What kind of future for the European neighbourhood policy (ENP)? The view from the EU and the neighbouring countries
The ENP review launched in July 2010 is almost complete. This work was accomplished in a very difficult time, with the launch of the EEAS and the crises in the neighbourhood (the revolution in Tunisia, Egypt and the civil war in Libya, the clampdowns in Belarus) to which the EU is not...
Déjeuner-débat introduit en anglais par Benjamin Augé, Chercheur associé au programme Afrique subsaharienne, IFRI et par Comrade Sunny Ofehe, Président-fondateur de l'ONG : HOPE FOR NIGER DELTA CAMPAIGN (HNDC)....
International Conference organized by
Déjeuner-débat introduit en anglais par Meni Styliadou, Head European Public Affairs, Novartis.
Ce débat s'inscrit dans la série des "Mardis de l'Ifri à Bruxelles".
Frais de participation (excepté membres): 10€
Lunch debate introduced by Tony Chafer, University of Portsmouth and Gordon Cumming, Cardiff University.
This debate forms part of the "Ifri's Tuesdays in Brussels" and will take place exceptionally on Friday.
Lunch debate introduced in French by Etienne de Durand, Senior Research fellow, Director of security studies Center, Ifri and Xavier Païtard, Vice amiral d"escadre, Military Representative of France to the EU and NATO.
This debate forms part of the "Ifri...
Lunch-debate introduced in French by Dorothée Schmid, Research Fellow, in charge of Turkey program, Ifri.
This debate forms part of the "Ifri's Tuesdays in Brussels".
Participation fees (except members): 10€
Conference organized by the Austro-French Centre (CFA) and IFRI.
With Peter JANKOWITSCH, Secretary General, Austro-French Centre; Dominique DAVID, Executive Director, French...
In the context of the economic crisis budget deficit became a major issue in public debate. This Ifri event will address questions as follows:
-What are the major changes to be expected by the SEC 95 revision?
-How is the debt of public enterprises integrated into the debt...