Analyses
 
 
09.05.2022
Interview with Professor Carmen Pérez González, Associate Professor in Public International Law at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Towards a European Union Sport Diplomacy (TES-D) is a two-year project funded by Erasmus+ which began in January 2021. The TES-D team is made of eight organisations led by IRIS – 5 universities, 1 NGO and 1 think tank – based in six different countries. Together, we aim to propose...
 
 
09.05.2022
Sport Diplomacy beyond the EU: in Theory & Practice
Towards an EU Sport Diplomacy (TES-D)
Interview with Professor Carmen Pérez González, Associate Professor in Public International Law at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
 
 
07.04.2022
If there is one concept dear to France in the field of defence, which sums up the French vision of European defence, it is without doubt that of “strategic autonomy”. Regularly leading to misunderstandings or concerns from Paris’ allies, it is increasingly replaced by « strategic sovereignty », a term deemed more...
 
 
01.04.2022
EU Civil-Defence Synergies: Understanding the Challenges and Drivers of Change
ARES - Armament Industry European Research Group
by Daniel Fiott, Security and Defence Editor, EU Institute for Security Studies, and Michalis Ketselidis, Senior Expert, European Commission
 
 
31.03.2022
China’s soft power in the Pacific: The example of the Solomon Islands and the Pacific Games 2023 project
Asia Focus
 
 
25.03.2022
Defence innovation: New models and procurement implications. The Polish Case
ARES - Armament Industry European Research Group
 
 
16.03.2022
Fight against sporting-related match-fixing. Proposals for a French National Action Plan
EPOSM – Evidence-based Prevention Of Sporting-related Match-fixing
 
 
01.03.2022
The craze for the metaverse has reached a new scale since Mark Zuckerberg’s announcements. Meanwhile, key questions arise about a more immersive Internet, between virtual and augmented reality, as well as about the economic, monetary and geopolitical aspects. A trend of fragmentation, even balkanization, is looming, between companies as well...
 
 
01.02.2022
The 2022 Defence Package: A useful contribution to support the European Defence Fund?
ARES - Armament Industry European Research Group
 
 
10.01.2022
Case Studies of Sport Diplomacy: Amongst International Organisations outside of the EU
Towards an EU Sport Diplomacy (TES-D)
 
 
05.01.2022
EPOSM – Sporting-related match-fixing: Results for France
EPOSM – Evidence-based Prevention Of Sporting-related Match-fixing
 
 
13.12.2021
Case Studies of Non-EU Sport Diplomacy: United Kingdom, United States, Australia, China & Qatar
Towards an EU Sport Diplomacy (TES-D)
 
 
03.12.2021
All major disruptive defence applications stem from the private sector which means that open cooperation with civil tech companies is indispensable for military innovation in the future. Are Europe’s national MoD ready for that? What EU Member States’ MoD and armed forces are seeking, above all else, is technological superiority...
 
 
01.12.2021
Erasmus+ EPOSM project on sporting-related match-fixing successfully concluded
EPOSM – Evidence-based Prevention Of Sporting-related Match-fixing
 
 
01.12.2021
EPOSM Results: Presentation International symposium on EPOSM
EPOSM – Evidence-based Prevention Of Sporting-related Match-fixing
 
 
01.12.2021
EPOSM Results: Presentation Round Table on EPOSM
EPOSM – Evidence-based Prevention Of Sporting-related Match-fixing
 
 
29.11.2021
Sport Diplomacy: A Literature Review of Scholarly and Policy Sources
Towards an EU Sport Diplomacy (TES-D)
 
 
22.11.2021
How to explain: Australia’s lagging Climate Policy
Programme Climat, énergie et sécurité
by Fiona Hurrey, CS2P Member. Article published as part of a collaboration between the Climate Security & Peace Project (CS2P) of the NGO Climates and the Climate, Energy and Security Program of IRIS.
 
 
10.11.2021
Is #MeToo different from traditional Women’s Rights Campaigns? A point of view from India
Asia Focus
Interview with Rita Banerji, Indian Author, poetess and Women's Rights Activist. Realized by Marie Chartier, Student in Geopolitics and Prospective at IRIS Sup'
 
IRIS notes
IRIS Notes, written by IRIS experts or IRIS associate fellow researchers offer an in-depth analysis of current affairs.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Observatoire de la prospective humanitaire
Cet observatoire est dédié à l’étude prospective dans le secteur humanitaire.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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