Global Governance

  • International Finance Forum 2020 22 November 2020 Edmond Alphandéry, former French Minister of Economy and former President of EDF, took part in the International Finance Forum 2020 Annual Meeting in the name of the task force he chairs, Carbon Pricing in Europe. The Bridge Tank’s team, who contributed to this task force’s work, also attended this event.… Lire la suite
  • 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… Lire la suite
  • 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,… Lire la suite
  • 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… Lire la suite
  • The COVID19 vaccination campaign in Morocco – Point of view of Joël Ruet 13 November 2020 Joël Ruet was interviewed on 2MTV about the Moroccan vaccination campaign on the 12th of November 2020. He highlighted that Morocco has been very efficient in its handling of the COVID-19 epidemic since the start, by taking very early economic and lockdown measures. Vaccines, he argued, are the best weapon… Lire la suite
  • Participation of the Bridge Tank to the T20 Summit of the G20 2 November 2020 Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Economics Prize Laureate and Chief Economist at the Roosevelt Institute, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former President of the Republic of Liberia, Ban Ki-moon, former Secretary General of the United Nations, H. R. H. Prince Turki Al Faisal, Chairman of the King Faisal Foundation's… Lire la suite
  • Djellil Bouzidi published an article for the Official Forum of Monetary and Financial Institutions 27 October 2020 Djellil Bouzidi, member of the Bridge Tank’s board, wrote with Michael Mainelli an article for the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum entitled “How climate cuffs could save the planet” on the 26th of October 2020.He recommended sustainability-linked bonds as efficient instruments against climate change, as they are dedicated to… Lire la suite
  • Participation of the Bridge Tank in the Bund Summit 2020 26 October 2020 Charlene Barshefsky, former United States Trade Representative, Lu Feng, Professor at the National School of Development of Peking University, Timothy Geithner, 75th Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, He Jianxiong, former Executive Director for China at the International Monetary Fund, Motoshige Itoh, Professor of International Social Sciences at… Lire la suite
  • EU-China Post-Covid-19 Cooperation Forum sessions – 后疫情时代的中欧合作研讨会 19 October 2020 The first part of our Forum, co-organised by The Bridge Tank and the Chinese Embassy, brought together 4 former ministers, 5 former ambassadors and a total of 30 experts on 15 October at the Palais Brongniart in Paris, as well as 150 registrants from 3 continents and more than 15… Lire la suite
  • 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
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