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News & Highlights

  • Davos 2022: The Bridge Tank stands with Ukraine at the World Economic Forum 30 May 2022 After the cancellation of the 2021 edition as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Bridge Tank was back in the Swiss Alps' Davos for the World Economic Forum's annual meeting from May 22 to 26, 2022. Unsurprisingly, Russia's attack on Ukraine was at the heart of discussions at this… Read more
  • Engaging with the EU Commission on strategic autonomy 26 May 2022 On 10 May 2022, The Bridge Tank joined a study trip to Brussels that met with European Commissioner Thierry Breton among others. The study trip was organised by the Prospective and Innovation Fondation (PIF) and its chairman Jean-Pierre Raffarin, former Prime Minister of France. The Bridge Tank was represented by… Read more
  • Joël Ruet participates in a webinar on “COP26 and the Brahmaputra: A New Perspective based on the Underwater Domain Awareness (UDA) Framework” 5 May 2022 Our President, Joël Ruet participated in the webinar on May 5th, 2022 on the topic “COP26 and the Brahmaputra: A New Perspective Based on the Underwater Domain Awareness (UDA) Framework”. This is the 5th in a series of webinars organized by the Maritime Research Center and M/S NirDhwani Technology Pvt… Read more
  • OpEd: Risky Business: The U.S. Should Rethink Business With Kazakhstan 21 April 2022 An article written by our President, Joël Ruet about Kazakhstan's current and growing challenge to fight corruption that undermines foreign investment and the country's socio-economic development, was published in the media He warns that “despite the Kazakh government’s public campaign to attract foreign investors […] it will need to… Read more
  • The Bridge Tank at the BOAO Forum for Asia 2022: Promote Energy Integration and Build Green World 21 April 2022 The BOAO 2022 Forum was held from April 20 to 22 in a hybrid mode, aiming to conduct an open dialogue in a post-COVID world and on the prospects of common development in the world of tomorrow. Since 2018, The Bridge Tank has participated in the annual "Chinese Davos" event.… Read more
  • The Bridge Tank participates in the 9th World Water Forum – Dakar 2022 16 April 2022 On the occasion of the 9th World Water Forum, which was held in Dakar, Senegal from March 21 to 26, 2022, The Bridge Tank co-organized two events in favor of hydrodiplomacy and the preservation of major rivers . Joël Ruet, President of The Bridge Tank visited the site. The Water… Read more
  • Side event “From COP 26 Glasgow Commitments to COP 27 Egypt Opportunities: The MENA perspective Confirmation”: participation of our Board Members 30 March 2022 On the occasion of the first edition of the UNFCCC MENA Climate Week, from 28th – 31st of March, hosted by the Government of United Arab Emirates, Liberal International, of which The Bridge Tank is a member has organized a virtual side event on 29th of March named: From COP… Read more
  • The Bridge Tank and French Development Agency launch their final workshop on Blue Economy 21 March 2022 On March 16, 2022, The Bridge Tank held the final workshop in a series of three with the mandate of the French Development Agency on blue economy in the Bay of Bengal (Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka). This workshop aimed at the identification of possible bilateral and regional cooperation with the… Read more
  • HORASIS 2022 USA – Biden’s first year, Ukraine, and EU’s leadership 4 March 2022 During the 2022 Horasis USA Meeting, held March 4, The Bridge Tank participated in a conference on Joe Biden, the European Union and Ukraine, alongside Esko Aho, Former Prime Minister of Finland, Finland, Michael D. Brown, United States Shadow Senator, District of Columbia, USA, Yves Leterme, Former Prime Minister of… Read more
  • The Bridge Tank and French Development Agency launch their 2nd workshop on Blue economy: implementation issues 1 February 2022 On January 21, 2022, The Bridge Tank held the second workshop in a series of three with the mandate of the French Development Agency on blue economy in the Bay of Bengal (Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka). Whereas the first workshop aimed at earmarking new blue economy priorities for various actors and nations… Read more
  • The Bridge Tank Report – Renewable Energy auctions in Kazakhstan in light of Brazil, South Africa, Turkey, India and Germany 7 January 2022 In the context of our accelerating and transforming economic and energy systems, renewable energy auction systems have contributed in some manner to stimulating the renewables sector over the past decades. This is mainly due to the lower costs of new technologies, useful for emerging countries lacking investment resources, but also… Read more
  • The Bridge Tank and the French Development Agency launched a joint seminar series on blue economy in the Bay of Bengal (Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka) 30 November 2021 The Bridge Tank and AFD are co-hosting three workshops to understand the way in which Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka organize their blue economy strategies, adapt to the physical impacts of climate change of the fishery resource and to identify the priorities, the opportunities and the needs for action. Along… Read more
  • “Profiteering & pandemic: WTO, pharma industry must introspect”, tribune by our board member Pranjal Sharma 22 November 2021 In the ongoing context of the Covid-19 pandemic, our board member, Pranjal Sharma, wrote the following OpEd, published by The Daily Guardian, on the benefits of waivering the IPR (intellectual property rights) on vaccine production, particularly for low-income countries such as India and those of the African continent. Read his… Read more
  • Green Hydrogen prospects at COP 26 15 November 2021 During COP26 in Glasgow, The Bridge Tank centred its contribution to the conference on the theme of green hydrogen and its potential as a decarbonised energy carrier. An active participant in COPs since COP22 and the Innovation Forum it helped organise, and a think tank invited to the launch of… Read more
  • France 24 – Joël Ruet speaks on the 2021 Chinese Communist Party Congress and Chinese economic difficulties 15 November 2021 The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) began its most important meeting of the year on Monday, the 8th of November 2021, which will set President Xi Jinping's historic vision in stone. The Beijing strongman has been in power for nine years and in a year's time will seek a third term… Read more
  • Special Report – Moving ahead of COP26 & COP15: finance & coalitions for hydrogen & the blue economy 10 November 2021 In the context of international negotiations on climate and biodiversity (COP26 and COP15), The Bridge Tank has developed analyses on global priority topics, these international conferences of which are considered as some of the most urgent. This report aims to contribute to the global and diplomatic discussion on climate change… Read more
  • COP26 Side Event – Liberal International’s Declaration for Climate 9 November 2021 On 8 November 2021, The Bridge Tank, an Observing Member to Liberal International participated to an online roundtable event on the fringes of COP26, hosted by ALDE Party and Liberal International.  Liberal policymakers and representatives from partner organizations congregated to share their views and exchange information on the ongoing United… Read more
  • The Bridge Tank at the 10th international session of IFGR in Geneva 4 November 2021 The 10th international session of Initiatives for the Future of Great Rivers - IFGR (Initiatives pour l'Avenir des Grands Fleuves, IAGF), an organisation chaired by Erik Orsenna, member of the Académie Française, was held in Geneva from 27 October to 1 November 2021. The Bridge Tank took part in this… Read more
  • 2M TV Morocco – Joël Ruet speaks on how the roll-out of the vaccine pass will facilitate the return to normal life 26 October 2021 Joël Ruet, President of The Bridge Tank, spoke on newscast Infosoir on Monday 25 October on the French-Moroccan television channel 2M. Joël Ruet indicated that the world is in a new phase in the treatment of the pandemic, with imperatives and specificities that differ from the period of its advent.… Read more
  • The Bridge Tank contributes to the 2021 Armenian edition of the Summit of Minds 25 October 2021 The 2021 Armenian edition of the Summit of Minds forum was held on the 23rd and 24th of October in the city of Dijilan, in the presence of Armenian President Armen Sarkissian. The Bridge Tank’s president Joël Ruet, attended this event alongside our board member Pranjal Sharma, who intervened on… Read more
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