The Recognition of the « Comfort Women », Geopolitical Conflict and Patriarchy
Asia Focus
An interview with Mari Miura, Professor at Sophia University in Tokyo, conducted by Eva Rof Sanchez, Graduated Student from the Catholic University of Lille
Italy’s Perception of the EU Defence Industrial « Toolbox »
ARES - Armament Industry European Research Group
By Alessandro Marrone, Head of Defence Programme, Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)
The Bletchley Park Summit has brought together global leaders and industry giants to discuss AI regulation. The British government aims to establish a dedicated institute with global reach, at a time when regulatory initiatives are multiplying around the world, and now particularly in the US. The organisers chose to focus...
ARES - Armament Industry European Research Group
There is something odd going on in the US Congress these days. Bitter partisanship, obstructionism, and even total dysfunction are, alas, depressingly common on Capitol Hill now. But what to make of the handful of republican legislators – primarily in the House of Representatives but in the Senate as well...
The Shangri-La Dialog 2023: toward the Cold War 2.0 and its dynamics
Asia Focus
By Emmanuel Meneut, Ph.D, Lecturer at the Catholic Universities
What future European Defence and Technological Industrial Basis (EDTIB) do we want/need? The Italian case
ARES - Armament Industry European Research Group
By Ester Sabatino, Research Analyst, Defence and Military Analysis, IISS-Europe
Russia’s war against Ukraine: A new impetus for the harmonisation of European arms export policies? A trilateral perspective from France, Germany, and Sweden
ARES - Armament Industry European Research Group
Worlds’ Feminist Foreign Policies and the Fate of Afghan Women
Programme humanitaire et développement
By Parwana Paikan, Minister Counsellor, Embassy of Afghanistan in France
Programme humanitaire et développement
As anyone with a smartphone knows, the Justice Department indicted former President Donald J. Trump yesterday.  While the US Government has yet to release information about the indictment, Trump’s lawyers have told media outlets that he will be tried for his mishandling of national security documents and for his subsequent...
European military budgets after the war in Ukraine : more cohesion or fragmentation? The German case
ARES - Armament Industry European Research Group
The War in Ukraine and Europe’s Geopolitical awakening
Europe, Strategy, Security Programme
Generative AI, with ChatGPT, breaks down the barriers between specialised applications and aims to achieve an ever more general capability. The revolution brought about by large language models requires policy makers to rethink their segmented approach. As the EU attempts to adjust its AI Act to this shifting reality, future-proof,...
Agricultural resources and climate change: defence and security issues
Observatoire Défense et Climat
Afghan methamphetamine, a threat to Europe?
Observatoire des Criminalités internationales (ObsCI)
By Michel Gandilhon, Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Observatory of International Criminality, and Ronan Goberot, Student at IRIS Sup’. Translation from the French by Beate E. Renner
The New Tunisian Order
Observatoire du Maghreb
by Umberto Profazio, Associate Fellow for the Conflict, Security and Development Programme at the IISS, Maghreb Analyst for the NATO Defense College Foundation
European military budgets after the war in Ukraine : more cohesion or fragmentation? The Italian case
ARES - Armament Industry European Research Group
Nigeria’s Independent National Election Commission (INEC) has announced the results of the country’s February 25 elections: former Lagos State Governor Bola Tinubu will be the country’s next president. The news from this election cycle is decidedly mixed for Africa’s most populous nation. There is some cause for modest satisfaction. First...
European military budgets after the war in Ukraine : more cohesion or fragmentation? The Belgian case
ARES - Armament Industry European Research Group
IRIS notes
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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.
EPOSM – Evidence-based Prevention Of Sporting-related Match-fixing
EPOSM project is a Erasmus+ collaborative partnership between academic and on-the-field organisations which studies sporting-related match-fixing in different sport disciplines on a European level and organizes tailor-made training sessions.
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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