How to enhance the European Union sport diplomacy?
Thursday 8th december 2022 from 2:00 to 5:45 PM at IRIS.
Final conference of the Towards an EU Sport Diplomacy (TES-D) project dedicated to the presentation of the recommendations of this initiative, but more broadly to question the place of sport within the actions of the European Union and the future of its sport diplomacy. In English with a simultaneous translation into French.
Themes of the 2 round tables: « French sports diplomacy within the European Union » and « Sport Diplomacy and the European Union: how to move forward? ».ProgrammeRegistrationMore about TES-D
Renewal of the Defence and Climate Observatory and launch of a dedicated website
IRIS Institute and the DGRIS are pleased to announce the renewal of the Defence and Climate Observatory, initially launched in December 2016, with new features: a dedicated website in French and English, and the creation of the podcast « Sur le front climatique ».The Observatory’s work is organised into three research focuses: risk mapping, analysis, and anticipation.Learn moreRead "Geopolitical and security implications of Climate vulnerability in the Carribbean Islands"
Critical technologies and industrial capabilities: National definition and policy implications. The French case
By Alice Pannier, Research Fellow, Head of Ifri’s Geopolitics of Technology Program
Alice Pannier’s comment offers an analysis of the way France addresses dependencies on critical technologies within the defence industry. It emphasizes that France has historically paid significant attention to strategic technologies and industries, whether they were strictly defence – and nuclear deterrence related, or considered as vectors of national independence and security, more broadly.
This new comment by Alice Pannier is the fourth of a series of ARES publications dedicated to critical technologies and industrial capabilities.Read the French CaseRead the UK CaseRead the Spanish CaseRead the Italian CaseMore about Ares Group
The World Climate and Security Report 2022. Decarbonized Defense: The Need for Clean Military Power in the Age of Climate Change
By the Expert Group of the International Military Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS), in collaboration with the Center for Climate and Security, Council on Strategic Risks, the Clingendael Institute, the Hague Center for Strategic Studies and IRIS.
This report warns that militaries must accelerate efforts toward net zero to achieve a win-win-win: minimize fossil fuel-related operational vulnerabilities, undermine petro-dictators like Vladimir Putin, and combat climate change. It was released June 7th 2022.ReadMore about the IMCCS
[H2020 PROJECT] Envisioning a New Governance Architecture for a Global Europe
The ENGAGE project, which brings together 13 academic institutions and think tanks from across Europe, including IRIS, examines how the EU can effectively and sustainably meet strategic challenges by harnessing all of its tools to become a more assertive global actor.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovative programme.More about the ENGAGE Project
An Erasmus+ Sport Project for the Development of a Sport Diplomacy for the European Union
Until the end of 2022, this two-year project, TES-D, co-funded by the Erasmus + Programme of the European Union involves a consortium of academics andpractitioners from six countries of the EU, and the UK. It aims to develop a set of policy recommendations for the establishment of a common sport diplomacy at the EU-level and to create a network of relevant stakeholders.More about TES-D