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News & Highlights

  • Coordination between Europe, India and COP26 is a great lever for climate engagement 2 April 2021 Our Board Member Minister Prabhu, India’s G20 Sherpa, discussed sustainability issues with COP26 President and EU Commissioner Timmermans in charge of the green deal. EU-India-COP26 coordination is one of the great levers of ambitious and credible Climate commitments. Read more
  • EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment: Stakes for a constructive balance of power 17 March 2021 By Philippe Coste, Pierre-Noël Giraud, Stéphane Gompertz, Henri de Grossouvre, Fatima Hadj, Brice Lalonde, François Loos, François Quentin, Joël Ruet, Raphaël Schoentgen, Alex Wang, avec Clarisse Comte et Claire Thomas. After seven years of negotiations, the European Union and China reached an investment agreement on December 30, 2020. While Beijing… Read more
  • The Organization for the Development of the Senegal River Basin (OMVS) will be a candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize 12 March 2021 On 12th March 2021, in Kayes, Mali, our Board Member Hamed Semega, announced the Senegal River basin organization (OMVS) will run for the Peace Nobel Prize. OMVS, an international organization under Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal, today celebrates its 49th anniversary. Heading towards 50, and ahead of the upcoming Word Water… Read more
  • Implementation of the G20 anti-corruption program 11 March 2021 Our board member Suresh Prabhu chaired the First Inter-Ministerial Meeting to shape anti-corruption agenda of #G20 as co-chair Anti-Corruption Working Group along with #Italy. Read more
  • Senegal: The political crisis shaking the country 9 March 2021 3 of our Founding Board Members from Senegal were mobilized in the international and national media during the restlessness the country experienced; Aissata Tall-Sall Minister of Foreign Affairs, Elhaj Kasse Special Adviser to the President and Mamadou Lamine Diallo, member of the National Assembly and one of the leaders of… Read more
  • Signing of the investment agreement between the EU and China 9 March 2021 Ambassador Sylvie Bermann and our chairman Joel Ruet exchanged notes on Chinese TV on the EU-China investment agreement; noting that it not only concludes 7 years of negotiations but also of seeing on both sides the emergence of a different vision of the world. While many issues remain to be… Read more
  • Challenges and Options for the Economic & Ecological Transition of India 20 January 2021 Joel Ruet exchanged with Dr. Anita Gupta from the Government of India and Dr Joumard form OECD during the conference organised by Avrist on Innovation in India. He raised the following points: •Ecological and Energy transitions are at least as bottom-up, actors driven, as they are top-down and state pushed.•Innovation cycles, including adoption and massificationplay a… Read more
  • Pranjal Sharma speaks during the Reboot Work Festival on the panel “AI, Automation & Future of work” 18 December 2020 Pranjal Sharma, advisor at the Davos World Economic Forum and member of the Bridge Tank’s board, was one of the keynote panellists of the Reboot Work Festival on the 17th of December 2020. He intervened in the panel entitled “AI, Automation & Future of work”, alongside with Rajesh Kumar, Regional… Read more
  • 5 years after the Paris Agreement: companies and levers for climate action in a world in crisis 16 December 2020 The Society for Encouraging National Industry, founded in 1801 with the official support of Napoleon, organised a webinar entitled “5 years after the Paris Agreement: companies and levers for climate action in a world in crisis”. This event took place on the 16th of December 2020, for the COP21's fifth anniversary.During the plenary session, introduction… Read more
  • Meeting between Hakima El Haite, President of the Liberal International and Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara 16 December 2020 Hakima El Haite, President of Liberal International and member of the Bridge Tank’s board, had a private audience with Alassane Ouattara, the Ivorian President, on the 15th of December 2020. This event took place aside from Alassane Ouattara’s re-election and investiture as president, after his campaign as the candidate of… Read more
  • 2020 Global Teacher Prize Winner 14 December 2020 Irina Bokova, member of the Bridge Tank’s board, congratulated the winner of the Global Teacher Prize of 2020, Ranjitsinh Disale, on the 14th of December. She saluted the courage and sacrifice of teachers across the globe during these times of uncertainty, when education suffers from its largest disruption in the… Read more
  • OMVS presents a check for 200 million CFA francs for the 9th World Water Forum 12 December 2020 Hamed Semega, member of the Bridge Tank’s board and High Commissioner to Sub-Regional Organisation for the Senegal River Basin Development Authority (Organisation de Mise en Valeur du Fleuve Senegal, OMVS), handed the organisers of the 9th World Water Forum (which will take place in 2022) a 200 million CFA francs… Read more
  • A loan of 40 million euros has been announced for the development of the H2 Corridor project 10 December 2020 Raphaël Schoentgen, member of the Bridge Tank’s board and Founder and CEO of Hydrogen Advisors, took part in the advisory consortium gathering Seiya, Element Energy France, and Hydrogen Advisors that, in support to French Occitanie Region and AdOcc, its economic development agency, and AREC, developed the Corridor H2 Project for… Read more
  • Liberal forum for political dialogue: freedom of the press and the fight against fake news in the digital age 7 December 2020 El Hadj Kasse, member of the Bridge Tank’s board, was one of the keynote speakers of the Liberal Forum of Political Dialogue dedicated to the freedom of the press and the fight against fake news during the digital age. This event took place on the 7th of December 2020 in Dakar, Senegal. Among the… Read more
  • T20 handover between Saudi Arabia and Italy 30 November 2020 The T20 presidency handover between Saudi Arabia and Italy took place on the 30th of November 2020. The Argentinian, Japanese and Saudi chairs of the former presidencies attended this important event, to highlight the continuity of the works and research of the T20. The Bridge Tank has been a member of the T20 since 2016,… Read more
  • 2020 Horasis Asia Meeting 30 November 2020 During the annual Horasis Asia Meeting, which gathered 400 of the regions and the world’s most senior leaders from business and government, the speakers exchanged about the overcoming of the profound economic, political and social disruptions caused by COVID-19. This event took place on the 30th of November 2020.Joël Ruet… Read more
  • Democracies, Governances, Rules of law in Africa, which perspectives? 27 November 2020 Alain Dupouy, president of the Objective Future Africa Club (O2A) think tank and Alain Juppé’s former advisor for Africa, hosted a workshop which gathered political actors and activists from West African countries, notably Guinea, Tchad, Senegal, Ivory Coast, and Benin. This discussion was following the theme “Democracies, Governances, Rules of… Read more
  • RCEP agreement and India 22 November 2020 Pranjal Sharma, member of the Bridge Tank’s board, wrote a paper for The Daily Guardian entitled “RCEP and India: Between the lines” on the 21st of November 2020. The RCEP is a multilateral trade agreement between Asian countries, started by China during the 2011 ASEAN meeting. China intends on using… Read more
  • US Presidential Election – What is the Global Outlook? Point of view of Jean-Claude Beaujour 21 November 2020 Jean-Claude Beaujour, Vice-President of the France-Americas Foundation and member of the Brigde Tank’s board, Jean-Pierre Raffarin, former French Prime Minister and President of the Prospective and Innovation Foundation, Hubert Védrine, former French Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kanwal Sibal, former Indian Ambassador to France, Alexandre Orlov, former Russian Ambassador to France,… Read more
  • Biden and the new diplomacy: India will need to recalibrate its strategy to suit changing global realities 20 November 2020 Yoginder Alagh, member of the Bridge Tank’s board, wrote an article in the Indian Express entitled “Biden and new diplomacy: India will need to recalibrate its strategy to shifting global realities” on the 18th of November 2020.In this article, he argued that the Biden presidency’s interactions with the political, environmental… Read more
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