Les politiques migratoires en France, en Italie et en Espagne : un système complexe d’interdépendances internes et régionales (IFRI)

Depuis la crise de l’accueil des migrants de 2015, la question migratoire est au cœur de l’évolution des débats politiques sur l’Europe. Cinq ans après, nous disposons aujourd’hui du recul nécessaire pour mieux saisir l’enchevêtrement entre les dimensions internes et externes des politiques migratoires européennes et les intérêts propres aux États membres.



L’Afrique de l’Est face à la gestion du COVID-19. Un enchevêtrement de crises ? (IFRI)

Lorsque le COVID-19 a atteint l’Afrique subsaharienne, des experts ont pronostiqué une situation catastrophique avec une flambée rapide et exponentielle du nombre de malades. Néanmoins, le virus s’est propagé plus lentement que prévu et la plupart des pays ne semblent pas (encore) avoir atteint le point culminant de la pandémie.



COVID-19 : choc sanitaire et géopolitique (IFRI)

La crise du COVID-19 a durement frappé les pays membres de l’Union européenne. Analysant ses premiers effets sur les grands équilibres mondiaux, Josep Borrell, son haut représentant pour la politique étrangère, propose six grands choix politiques pour conforter la résilience de l’Union et la doter d’une véritable autonomie stratégique.


Embattled at home, Trump finds himself isolated abroad, too (The New York Times, IFRI)

With American cities burning and the coronavirus still raging, killing more people than in any other country, President Trump also has growing problems overseas. He has never before been so isolated and ignored, even mocked.


Thomas GOMART, quoted by Steven Erlanger on New York Times

Solar Power in Sub-Saharan Africa after COVID-19: Healing the Ills of the Sector (IFRI)

The electrification of sub-Saharan Africa is one of the great challenges of the 21st century. It is essential if we are to succeed in creating the 20 million jobs each year necessary to absorb the demographic growth of the region, which is set to have 2.1 billion inhabitants in 2050, compared to 1.1 billion today.




Transformation of Russian Strategic Culture: Impacts from Local Wars and Global Confrontation (IFRI)

Russian strategic culture is evolving fast, despite the consolidation of the ruling regime, which is maturing into a more rigid autocracy, whereby its ideological outlook becomes increasingly conservative.


Pavel BAEV

Japan in the 2019 G20 and G7 Summits: A Key Partner for Europe? (IFRI)

This essay offers a general assessment of Japan’s performance in the 2019 G20 and G7 Summits, held respectively in Osaka, Japan and Biarritz, France and looks at how Tokyo coordinated with its European partners (The European Union (EU) institutions and the EU Member States) in these international settings.


Céline PAJON

East Asia Security in Flux. What Regional Order Ahead? (IFRI)

In February, the Ifri Center for Asian Studies and RIPS held a conference on the Asian security environment.

Two months later, it feels as if it was another era. Back then, Covid-19 had already raged in China, and cases of infection started to be reported throughout Asia and Europe. But nobody could have foreseen that the virus would soon develop into a pandemic with profound implications for all of us and for international relations. It is still premature to predict the exact consequences of this terrible epidemic for the global order and the strategic setting in Asia.


Céline PAJON, Masashi NISHIHARA, (eds.)

“Green” or “Brown” Recovery Strategies? A preliminary assessment of policy trends in a selection of countries worldwide (IFRI)

Economic recovery measures taken by several governments in the world so far are not aligned with the Paris Agreement. Yet some governments took important steps in the right direction but they are often insufficient. Two cases stand out : South Korea and the EU. But delivering on the ambitions and commitments will be key.