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With its regional programs, the institute monitors the main strategic areas of the world. Specific attention is given to the regular on-the-ground-presence of Ifri’s researchers and to the upkeep of a permanent dialog with local actors.

After hurricane Katrina in 2005, images of the miserable and abandoned black community of New Orleans surfaced. This portrait of a black underclass mired in poverty is not throroughly representative of African Americans in the U.S., however. A dynamic middle class is also present, and is more...


A salient feature of the East Asian region is the persistent discrepancy between the progress in de facto and de jure economic integration. East Asia has long been said to be the champion of loose regional economic integration, with deepening intra-regional trade and...


China's direct investment in France remains surprisingly low even compared to other EU states although the targets are quite similar, being heavily biased towards export-support and services rather than industrial activities.


On the occasion of Barack Obama's Nobel Peace prize-giving ceremony a live TV broadcast from Oslo, was organized by Ifri and the Embassy of the United States. The annual conference on the United States, organized by the United States program continued on December 11 notably with Dominique...

Monday 07 May 2012
from 12:30 to 14:30 - Ifri Conferences

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...

Friday 20 April 2012
from 08:30 to 10:00 - Ifri Conferences

What is the economic outlook for developing Asia and what risks lie ahead?
Will the sovereign debt crisis in Europe and slow growth in the US undermine developing Asia's prospects?
What consequences would Asia face if inequality grows unchecked, and how can developing Asia...

Thursday 05 April 2012
from 09:00 to 10:30 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

Lors de ce séminaire-débat, Alice Ekman, chercheur associé au Centre Asie Ifri, chargée des activités de recherche touchant à la Chine, présentera les conclusions de sa récente étude sur les orientations de la politique étrangère chinoise.

Thursday 22 March 2012
from 11:45 to 13:30 - Dinners and Luncheons

Déjeuner débat réservé aux entreprises membres de l'Ifri, sur invitation personnelle.

Avec Thomas Gomart, directeur du Centre Russie/NEI eet du Développement stratégique, Ifri

Réélu avec 63 % des suffrages au premier tour, Vladimir Poutine commence un troisième mandat...

Tuesday 13 March 2012
from 07:30 to 17:00 - Ifri Conferences

The conference is organized and hosted by Ifri, witht the support of OCP, in partnership with Casa Arabe (Espagne) and with the participation of the Canadian Embassy in France.


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