Débats Conférences
Ifri Paris
de 09:00 à 18:00
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The Asian Century: What International Norms and Practices? Conference held by the Ifri Center for Asian Studies


Disputed interpretations of the Law of the Sea
Challenges to the non-proliferation regime
Competing mega-FTAs
Energy Security

How will the rise of Asia shape future international norms and practices?


Join us to discuss this crucial issue with leading experts:

Morning session:

Disputed international norms in East Asia and geopolitical stability

• Interpretations of the Law of the Sea in the Indo-Pacific region and its implications for security
• Competing identities, arms races and proliferation

Afternoon session:

How are Asian powers going to reshape the international norms and practices?

• Asian powers and norms for trade
• Trade and conflict - The risks of interdependency and the coercive use of economic power


Among our speakers are:

Amitav Acharya, Professor, School of International Service, Washington D.C.

Masashi Nishihara, President of the Research Institute for Peace and Security

Commander Jonathan G. Odom, Oceans Policy Advisor in the Office of the U.S. Secretary of Defense ; Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy

Keisuke Sadamori, Director, Energy Markets and Security, International Energy Agency

John Ravenhill, Director of the Balsillie School of International Affairs and Professor of Political Science, University of Waterloo

Yorizumi Watanabe, Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University

Jean-Pierre Lehmann, Emeritus Professor, IMD, Lausanne; Founder, The Evian Group


Detailed program of the conference


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Conference Proceedings - The Asian Century: What International Norms and Practices? - 12 September 2014
International norms International law Asie Asie-Pacifique