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News & Highlights

  • Exchange on the role of culture in international relations between Irina Bokova, former Director-General of UNESCO and the experts of the Bridge Tank 15 February 2021 The first woman elected as Director-General of UNESCO, Minister of Foreign Affairs in Bulgaria in 1996, and former Bulgarian ambassador to France, Irina BOKOVA is a passionate politician, who shares the values ​​of openness and dialogue with the Bridge Tank. During her career, she became involved in international efforts in… Read more
  • EU-China Online Cooperation Forum 2021 21 January 2021 The Bridge Tank hosted Lu Shaye, Chinese Ambassador to France, Jean-Pierre Raffarin, former French Prime Minister, Irina Bokova, former Director General of UNESCO, François Loos, former French Minister for Industry and Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade, Sylvie Bermann, former French Ambassador to China and to the United Kingdom, Stéphane Gompertz,… 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
  • Exchange with Minister Brune Poirson on EU’s Economic package, energy and ecological transitions in China and Europe 15 January 2021 Brune Poirson, a Vice-President of the United Nations Environment Assembly and former Secretary of State to the French Minister of Ecological Transition and Solidarity of Emmanuel Macron, came to bring her expertise in a conversation with the Bridge Tank.She highlighted the importance of dynamics such as the 2015 Paris Agreement,… Read more
  • Intervention of François Loos, former Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade, at the Bridge Tank about the shared visions of future between the EU and China 5 January 2021 As an experienced practitioner in the world of industry and international trade, François Loos argues for the necessary restructuring of EU-China relations, by submitting the idea that the Chinese resilience shows the way for a recovery in global activityAn alumni of Ecole Polytechnique, a high civil servant from Ecole des… 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
  • Philippe Coste gives his views on the EU for the Fondation Prospective & Innovation 15 December 2020 Philippe Coste, member of the Bridge Tank’s board, expressed his opinion on the European Council in an article for the Prospective and Innovation Foundation on the 14th of December 2020.Brexit being one of the most important upcoming challenges for the European Union, it is in its interest to present a… 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
  • Setting-up the roadmap for the G20 26 November 2020 Suresh Prabhu, India’s G7 and G20 Sherpa and member of the Bridge Tank’s board, Nicolas Pinaud, OECD G20 Sherpa, Joël Ruet, Deep Kapuria, co-chairman of the B20 Task Force on Digital Economy and Industry 4.0 and chairman of the CII Regional Committee on Central Europe, took part in the webinar… Read more
  • Debate between Rajiv Kumar and Yoginder Alagh on “Agricultural policies in the COVID phase” 25 November 2020 Rajiv Kumar, vice-Chairman and executive head of NITI Aayog, discussed with Yoginder Alagh, former Indian Minister of Power and member of the Bridge Tank’s board. NITI Aayog replaced the Planning Commission in 2015 and is chaired by Narendra Modi, the Indian Prime Minister. This dialogue was organised by the World… Read more
  • World Internet Conference 24 November 2020 The World Internet Conference was co-organised by the Institute of Sustainable of the Chinese Academy of Science on the 23rd of November 2020. The Bridge Tank was invited to attend this hybrid conference, following its partnership with the Institute. Joël Ruet took part in the inauguration session of this event,… Read more
  • Joël Ruet is a keynote speaker at the International Think Tank Forum on the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road 23 November 2020 The International Think Tank Forum on the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road gathered Chinese and foreign scholars, government officials and international organization representatives on the 10th of November 2018 in Guangzhou (Guangdong, China). It was co-organized by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies.… Read more
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