Critical technologies and industrial capabilities: National definition and policy implications. The UK case
By Trevor Taylor, Professorial Research Fellow, RUSI
Trevor Taylor’s comment offers an analysis of the way the UK addresses dependencies on critical technologies within the defence industry.
This new comment is part of a series of Ares publications dedicated to critical technologies and industrial capabilities. It is the third one of the series after those on Italian and Spanish cases. More will follow.Read 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
Restoring European Security: From Managing Relations to Principled Cooperation
Analysis by Olivier de France (IRIS), Günter Bächler, Alexandra Dienes, Thomas Greminger, Anna Gussarova, Hiski Haukkala, Andrey Kortunov, Łukasz Kulesa, Alexandra Martin, Zachary Paikin, Yauheni Preiherman, Sonja Stojanović Gajic, Fred Tanner, Nathalie Tocci, Tony van der Togt, Simon Weiß, Julie Wilhelmsen, for the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in partnership with Globsec
This report aims, within the framework of the Cooperative Security Initiative (CSI), to generate ideas and create momentum in favour of cooperative security and multilateralism throughout the OSCE in order to make a more secure Europe possible.Read