The Impact of Future Generation on Cement Demand: an Assessment based on Climate Scenarios
The nexus between climate negotiations and low-carbon innovation: a Geopolitics of Renewable Energy Patents
PeSCo: the Greek Perspective
ARES - Armament Industry European Research Group
By Yvonni-Stefania Efstathiou, Research Analyst, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
PeSCo: The Belgian Perspective
ARES - Armament Industry European Research Group
by Federico Santopinto / Group for Research and Information on Peace and Security (GRIP)
From Voices to Choices. Expanding crisis-affected people’s influence over aid decisions: An outlook to 2040
IARAN - The Inter-Agency Research and Analysis Network
By the Inter-Agency Research and Analysis Network
Women in power in East-Java: Progress or illusion?
Asia Focus
by Benoît Bavouset, Researcher in Political Science (University Babes-Bolyai, Romania), Director of the French Institute of Indonesia in Surabaya
Interview with Sherri Goodman, a Senior Advisor for International Security at the Center for Climate and Security and a Senior Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center and CNA, former President and CEO of the Consortium for Ocean Leadership.
Why climate change is a growing interest for the department of defense in America and since when? In the US, we have recognized climate change as a threat multiplier for instability, amplifying other threats, since 2007 when the Center for Naval Analysis released its first report of the Military Advisory...
What consequences may the sino-american trade war have on the denuclearization process in North Korea?
Asia Focus
by Paul André, Professor, Waseda University, Tokyo
Defence Industrial Policy in Serbia: Drivers and Influence
ARES - Armament Industry European Research Group
By Katarina Djokic, Researcher in Belgrade Centre for Security Policy
The “16+1” Platform. China’s opportunities for Central and Eastern Europe
Asia Focus
by Andreea Budeanu, PhD Candidate, Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO)
Since the end of the Cold war, the United States has never been a fervent supporter of multilateralism. But Donald Trump is taking on a new dimension. Many among the American elites have believed, or still believe in the existence of a unipolar world. Their exceptional power, their faith in...
Interview with John M. Ackerman, Journalist, Professor at the Institute for Legal Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)
John M. Ackerman is a Journalist, Professor at the Institute for Legal Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He answered to our questions at the occasion of his participation to a seminar organized by IRIS (the French Institute for International and Strategic Affairs) in Paris: - What explains the...
Strategic Challenges in the Centre/Periphery relations in China
Asia Focus
PeSCo: The Lithuanian Perspective
ARES - Armament Industry European Research Group
by Margarita Šešelgytė, Studies Director, Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University
In September 2017, the President of the French Republic launched the idea of ​​a "European Intervention Initiative" (EII) in the field of defence whose goal is to develop a "common strategic culture". The overarching aim is to equip Europe, by the beginning of the next decade, with a "common intervention...
IRIS notes
IRIS Notes, written by IRIS experts or IRIS associate fellow researchers offer an in-depth analysis of current affairs.
Ares Group
The aim of the Ares Group, a high-level network of security and defence specialists across Europe, is to provide a forum to the European armament community, bringing together top defence industrial policy specialists, to encourage fresh strategic thinking in the field, develop innovative policy proposals and conduct studies for public and private actors.
« Global Health » Think tank
Under the leadership of Nathalie Ernoult and Dr. Anne Senequier, the “Global Health” Think Tank’s ambition is to create an open and lively space for reflection where the powers that influence standards and regulatory frameworks in global health, are examined and analysed by our network of experts.
Humanitarian Affairs Think Tank
The Humanitarian Affairs Think Tank aims to be a forum for dialogue and research on the evolution of the humanitarian space and the role of its stakeholders.
Observatoire de la prospective humanitaire
Cet observatoire est dédié à l’étude prospective dans le secteur humanitaire.
IARAN - The Inter-Agency Regional Analysts Network
The IARAN operating model is to create an analytical capacity in humanitarian organizations that can exploit both qualitative and quantitative methods, tools and approaches to drive strategic foresight for the sector. It is defined by several key elements, its partnership approach (which it is hoping to grow), innovation in tools and methods, and continuous learning.
Geostrategic Observatory on Sport
This observatory features articles, interviews and weekly press reports that monitor international sports and its evolutions. It also features a number of projects currently run by IRIS in the field.
Observatory on Turkey and its Geopolitical Environment
The Observatory on Turkey and its geopolitical environment aims to contribute to a better understanding of the political, social, economic, cultural and geopolitical evolutions of contemporary Turkey.
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Observatory on the Analysis of the Political Mutations taking place in the Arab World
The Observatory on the Analysis of the Political Mutations in the Arab World aims to analyse the first revolution of the 21st century and its geopolitical impact on the Arab World.
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Geopolitical Observatory of Sustainability
The Geopolitical Observatory of Sustainability (OGéoD) focuses on the issues of sustainable development, environment and energy in a geopolitical perspective.
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Geopolitical Observatory on the Religious Factor
The Geopolitical Observatory on the Religious Factor aims to shed light on the complex relationship between religion and the modern world.
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Strategic Observatory of Asia
The Strategic Observatory of Asia aims to be a space of research on the issues faced by the vast Asia-Pacific area.
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Geostrategic Observatory on Information
The Geostrategic Observatory on Information aims to analyse the impact of globalised information on international relations, through the understanding of the evolution of the media and the strategic importance of the control of information.
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Strategic and Economic Observatory on the Post-Soviet Space
The Strategic and Economic Observatory on the Post-Soviet Space’s purpose is to identify the different opportunities for collaboration with the representatives of the most strategic fields of this area’s economy.
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