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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, editor-in-chief of Politique étrangère and co-director of RAMSES

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Claude-France ARNOULD

Special Advisor to the President for European Affairs 

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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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Florent MARCIACQ

Associate Research Fellow at the Austro-French Centre for Rapprochement in Europe (ÖFZ)

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23/02/2021
By: Corentin BRUSTLEIN, (ed.) , Félix ARTEAGA, Rob DE WIJK, Yvonni EFSTATHIOU, Claudia MAJOR, Alessandro MARRONE, Christian MÖLLING, Alice PANNIER, Magnus PETERSSON, Charly SALONIUS-PASTERNAK, Marcin TERLIKOWSKI, Peter WATKINS

To what extent has the COVID-19 pandemic affected defense priorities across Europe?

21/01/2021

What are the next geopolitical challenges of the century? The global pandemic has altered the equilibrium between Asia and the West and sealed the rift between China and the United States, accentuating the world’s shift towards the East. On this polarized chessboard, two fault lines converge:...

12/01/2021
By: Annette LENSING

In the context of increasing awareness of the climate crisis, environmental parties across the EU obtained high scores in the European elections of May 2019, reaching 20% in Germany, 17% in Ireland, 16% in Finland and 13 % in France. Meanwhile, far-right parties gained strength.

15/12/2020
By: Jean-Pierre DARNIS

At the end of year 2020, the European space sector finds itself at a crossroads between challenges and opportunities. While the 2019 European Space Agency (ESA) Ministerial Conference marked a progression in terms of budgets, a sign of renewed space ambitions, the technological and...

10/12/2020
By: Frank DECKER

Since 2018, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU - Christlich Demokratische Union) has been confronted with a long-lasting leadership crisis. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Merkel’s favorite candidate for the position of party leader, was not able to maintain herself at the top of the...

07/12/2020
By: Florence FAUCHER, Colin HAY

Despite the posturing, both the United Kingdom and the European Union are trying to reach a deal. However, London’s cliffedge strategy and Brussels’ control of the agenda and progress of the negotiations could result in an “any deal is better than no deal”. 

30
Oct
2013
Wednesday 30 October 2013
from 13:00 to 16:00 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

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16
Nov
2012
Friday 16 November 2012
from 08:30 to 10:00 - Conférences

The 2012 U.S. Elections have highlighted the divisions within the American political landscape. Fundamental differences in policy and ideology have considerably shaped the overall debate. Still, the race for the White House has been far closer than what observers around the world believed. On...

07
May
2012
Monday 07 May 2012
from 12:30 to 14:30 - Conférences

Following the outcome of the French presidential election, Ifri Brussels organizes a debate on May 7 on "France and Europe: what does the presidential election change?" Dominique DAVID, Ifri's Executive Director, will analyze the situation and lay out what we can expect from...

07
Feb
2012
Tuesday 07 February 2012
from 07:00 to 08:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

Ifri Brussels is organising a restricted event entitled “The EU and migration: The challenges of demographic change”. We will have the pleasure to host Prof. Jack Goldstone from George Mason University who will present his new book Political Demography: How...

31
Jan
2012
Tuesday 31 January 2012
from 08:30 to 17:00 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

The outlook is grim. EU governments are implementing austerity packages; populist and nationalist movements are growing; social discontent rages. Given these challenges, ten leading Brussels-based think tanks have joined forces to discuss the unavoidable issue of Solidarity and Austerity in...

07
Dec
2011
Wednesday 07 December 2011
from 11:30 to 14:30 - Conférences

Ifri and SWP will organize a closed Franco-German workshop on European and global economic and financial governance. The first panel will be devoted to the G8-G20, both to draw conclusions on the French presidency and assess future cooperation between France and Germany on that matter. The...

29/01/2014
By: Vivien PERTUSOT,  in E!Sharp.

Last week, two major events took place in Europe: British Prime Minister David Cameron’s long-delayed speech on UK’s relation with the European Union and the 50thanniversary of the Elysée Treaty between France and Germany. Both illustrate two distinct, if not opposed, views of how the EU...

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