Global Governance

  • What vision for an innovative, plural and inclusive global governance? 19 October 2020 Ambassadors Stéphane Gompertz, Geneviève des Rivières, Sun Haichao, as well as IPSE President Emmanuel Dupuy, discussed with Joël Ruet the role of China and the EU on several global public goods and areas of global governance to work on together, including security and climate, covering also the comparative foreign economic… Lire la suite
  • What globalisation after Covid-19? 19 October 2020 To outline a new vision for Europe and, consequently, the challenges of its relationship with China, François Loos, former French Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade, Fatima Hadj, Member of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's Sustainable Development Goals "Goalkeeper" Community, Alex Wang, Honorary President of the Association Transition Ecologique… Lire la suite
  • EU-China: Green development or ecological civilization? 19 October 2020 On 14 September, China and European leaders held a summit on an investment agreement. What does the timing of this announcement imply for the climate dialogue? How can we position ourselves in a green dynamism and common ground to give access to these green technologies in all countries? What are… Lire la suite
  • Forum on Sino-European Relations and the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic 16 October 2020 Irina Bokova, former Director General of UNESCO, Joël Ruet and Jean-Claude Beaujour, lawyer and Vice-President of the France-Americas Foundation, were among the keynote speakers of the Bridge Tank’s forum on the Sino-European relations and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on them. This event, co-hosted with the Chinese Embassy to… Lire la suite
  • Forum on the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals 18 September 2020 Ban Ki-moon, former UN Secretary-General, Liu Zhenmin, UN Under-Secretary-General, Justin Yifu Lin, honorary Dean of the National School of Development under Peking University and former Senior Vice-President of the World Bank, Yves Leterme, former Belgian Prime Minister, James Kimonyo, Rwanda Ambassador to China, Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and professor… Lire la suite
  • Around George Papandreou, Madeleine Albright and several Foreign Affairs and Prime Ministers, the 22nd Symi Symposium invented the “Hybrid Forum” 30 July 2020 July 26th-30th, the progressive family resumed meeting, to discuss the current global and US situation, the future of Europe, and topics such as the lifelong learning systems, narratives of wars and progressive movements of care, energy renaissance, the Balkans, the BRICS. Striking a balance: both in person, the good old… Lire la suite
  • T20 Web Conference: Policy Recommendations for a Post-COVID-19 World 16 June 2020 Joel Ruet presented the views of the Bridge Tank-convened working group on Promoting Southern actors' direct access to the Green Climate Fund to de-risk projects and raise additional climate finance flows, written by Joël Ruet, Alessia Ameghini, Adel Ben Youssef, Ban Le, Celine Bak, Alexandre Borde, Paolo Giudici, Axel Michaelowa, Kang… Lire la suite
  • Exchanges and proposals on industry with the Chinese Embassy in Paris 11 June 2020 On June 11th, Joel Ruet exchanged views on the international situation with the Chinese ambassador in Paris and French personalities including former ministers Hubert Védrine and François Loos, former Elysée diplomatic advisers Maurice Gourdault-Montagne and Jean-David Levitte, experts Emmanuel Dupuy, Barthelemy Courmont and General Jean-Bernard Pinatel. Several speakers pointed out… Lire la suite
  • How does the pandemic impact the competition between the United States and China? 30 May 2020 An Issue Brief, by Ambassador Philippe COSTE.   Tensions between the two competitors are escalating, China’s situation vis-à-vis the United States is likely to strengthen and global governance is even more severely lacking than in the past, calling for more of European contruction.  Download the French text  ► Not only the… Lire la suite
  • Coronavirus Shows Healthcare Needs Global Governance 12 April 2020 BY IRINA BOKOVA, HAKIMA EL HAITE, GEORGE PAPANDREOU, JOËL RUET We firmly believe it is time to re-consider every country’s health security, using global governance tools that already exist. If we have the will and resources to invest into financial stability or limit global heating, why is health security not… Lire la suite
  • COVID-19 : Let us take off our Blinders and Build a New World 12 April 2020 BY HAKIMA EL HAITE & JOËL RUET .  While we are giving in to the emergency, nature and its ecosystems are already preparing the next tornadoes, freezes, fires and floods, the next viruses to resolve the matter, in one way or another. We have this choice, all together, today, to… Lire la suite
  • Healthcare needs global governance 19 March 2020 By Irina Bojova, Hakima El Haite, George Papandreou, Joël Ruet. Irina Bokova, former Director-General of UNESCO, Hakima El Haite, President of Liberal International, George Papandreou, former Prime Minister of Greece and President of Socialist International, and Joël Ruet co-published an article in Diplomatic Courier and La Tribune. It was entitled… Lire la suite
  • The Bridge Tank’s 2020 Davos – Highlights 23 January 2020 As each year, Davos is too hectic to come into a post. Here are, beyond our own organized "Innovation Lunch", some highlights. We started with a TV interview on this year's theme on sustainable environment at the 50th World Economic Forum - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwk5r9PJcPE . The Davos forum of course lags… Lire la suite
  • In conversation – better sharing the dividends of growth 18 January 2020 At G20 / T20, Saudi Deputy Minister of Finance said multilateral organizations have succeeded in ensuring efficiency but have failed in distribution - they "have focused on creating growth rather than sharing the fruits " He planned pledges for multilateral stimulation to promote the national and common interests of the… Lire la suite
  • The Bridge Tank participated in the G20 / Think20 kick-off meeting in Riyadh 18 January 2020 At this meeting we presented our ideas and plans for a policy brief to G20 leaders on increasing the financial envelope of the Green Climate Fund. The Brief will be directed by The Bridge Tank and involves contributors from Tunisia, China, India, Indonesia, Germany, Italy and France. Over the past… Lire la suite
  • The Bridge Tank contributes to the 2019 Horasis “China Meeting” in Las Vegas 30 October 2019 On the 28th and 29th October 2019, the Horasis China Meeting took place in Las Vegas. One of the key parts of this event was a debate between Kristi Noem, Governor of South Dakota, and Pete Ricketts, Governor of Nebraska, on the US-China economic collaboration. Kristi Noem argued that, from an… Lire la suite
  • The Bridge Tank co-organizes the Sino-France Dialogue on Civilizations 25 October 2019 On 22nd of October 2019, the Sino-French Dialogue on Civilisations, co-organised by the Bridge Tank and the China International Publishing Group, was host to three working panels focused on the French and Chinese cultures and global values. The discussions focussed on the intensification of bilateral human exchanges and on the… Lire la suite
  • The Bridge Tank co-hosts the seminar: ‘China: Which questions for the future?’ 13 October 2019 The Bridge Tank co-organised with the Chinese Embassy in France a seminar on the 11th of October 2019, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of economic reforms and the China and the 55th anniversary of the implementation of French-Chinese diplomatic relations. This seminar took place in Brongniart Palace and gathered French… Lire la suite
  • The Bridge Tank participates in the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation 26 April 2019 The Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation was held in Beijing between the 25th and the 27th of April 2019 under XI Jinping’s presidency. This event gathered 900 select CEOs and economic leaders from companies, governments and business organisations from 88 countries that joined the Belt and Road… Lire la suite
  • Joel Ruet and irina Bokova of The Bridge Tank speak at the BOAO Forum 2019 1 April 2019 The Boao Forum 2019 took place between the 26th and the 29th March, themed: ‘Shared Future, Concerted Action, Common Development’. The Opening Plenary Session was held by the Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang, who highlighted the importance of a mutually beneficial cooperation in the face of world economic headwinds. He… Lire la suite
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