[Comment] The Eu’s Security of Supply Agenda
Ares Group #6 – By Sophia Besch, Research Fellow, Centre for European Reform – October 2016
As part of the call for a “sustainable, innovative and competitive” European defence industry, the 2016 EU Global Strategy refers to the need for European ‘security of supply’ in the defence sector – the guarantee that national defence planners will have access to equipment in peace time and during crises, no matter in which member-state their suppliers are located.ReadMore about Ares Group
Defence Budgets and Cooperation in Europe: Trends and Investments
Edited by Alessandro Marrone, Olivier de France and Daniele Fattibene
The report provides an in-depth analysis of investments in defence equipment in 2016, including national specificities. It then analyses how defence cooperation in Europe has unfolded at the bilateral, regional, mini-lateral and multilateral levels in 2015-2016, with a particular focus on the roles played by Germany and the US.ReadPress release
[Asia Report] SOCIO-ECONOMY OF CHRONIC MALNUTRITION IN THE PHILIPPINES: A preliminary key trends analysis by 2030
By the Inter-Agency Regional Analysts Network
The Philippines, a lower-middle income country, is among the fastest-growing economies in Southeast Asia. However, sustained economic development has not manifested in a significant reduction of high stunting prevalence: 33.4% of children under-5 years old nationwide in 2015 …Global ReportInfographicMore about IARAN
Programme " Preventing the criminal risks linked to the sports betting market "
On June 30, IRIS organised the 3rd Steering Committee of the EU Programme « Preventing the criminal risks linked to the sports betting market » #PreCrimBet.
The partners discussed the results of the research phase and prepared the national seminars which will be organised from October 2016 until April 2014.More about #PreCrimBet
Fix the Fixing
IRIS is a partner of a research program « Fix the fixing », sponsored by the EU Commission.
Fix the Fixing aims to develop a user-friendly educational tool to raise awareness among sports authorities and athletes about match-fixing, teach coping skills on resisting match-fixing approaches, and indicate ways to properly report match-fixing incidents to the relevant authorities.More about Fix the Fixing Program
IRIS 26th in Ranking of International Think Tanks
The Global Go To Think Tanks 2015 is out! IRIS progresses or maintains its ranking in the categories where it was nominated last year: 44th in the “Top think tanks in Western Europe” category (out of 1,276); 31st in the “Top Defense and National Security Think Tanks” category and 26th in the “Top think tanks on foreign policy and international affairs” category (out of 6,846); finally, IRIS improves its ranking while passing from the 52nd to the 43d place in the “Best Conference” category (out of 6,846).Press release2015 Global Go To Think Tanks Index Report