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News & Highlights

  • Joël Ruet meets Wang Yao, member of China’s carbon committee, to discuss green finance issues 20 March 2017 On the 19th of March 2017, Joël Ruet visited the Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing to meet with Professor Wang Yao, deputy secretary to the Green Finance Committee of China. She had already taken part in the final panel of the conferences organised by the Bridge Tank… Read more
  • The Bridge Tank attends the Summit of Young Indian Entrepeneurs 12 March 2017 The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) hosted the Indian Young Entrepreneurs' Summit at Taj Vivanta in Bangalore on 11 March 2017. Indu Krishnaswamy from Bridge Tank participated in the summit which this year was themed: 'Disrupting or how to transform practices and the world'. Entrepreneurs, government officials and directors of… Read more
  • The Bridge Tank attends the 12th India-Africa Conclave in New Delhi 11 March 2017 On the 9th and 10th of March 2017, the Confederation of Indian Industry and Exim Bank of India held their 12th Conclave on India-Africa  Partnership in New Delhi, India. This conclave was notably inaugurated by Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, and M.J. Akbar, minister of external affairs. Speakers included Nirmala… Read more
  • The Bridge Tank attends the 12th Confederation of Indian Industry Conclave on India-Africa in New Delhi 11 March 2017 On the 9th and 10th of March 2017, the Confederation of Indian Industry held its 12th Exim Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnership in New Delhi, India. This conclave was notably inaugurated by Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, and M.J. Akbar, minister of external affairs. Speakers included Nirmala Sitharaman, Indian Minister of Commerce… Read more
  • Our take on the Low Emission Solutions Conference – COP 22 31 January 2017 Download the full report here. This report details the discussions and conclusions at the LESC conference from November 14th to 16th as part of the COP22 in Marrakesh. The report is meant to be a collection of data, quotes, and viewpoints put forth by the speakers and panelists over this three-day… Read more
  • The Bridge Tank is invited to the launch of the Hydrogen Council at the 2017 Davos Forum 20 January 2017 On the 17th of January 2017,  the Hydrogen Council was launched as part of the Davos Forum, inaugurated by Dominic Waughray, Senior Director and Head of Environmental Initiatives of the World Economic Forum. The Bridge Tank, the only think tank to be invited to the event, was represented by out… Read more
  • The Bridge Tank at COP21 15 December 2016 The Bridge Tank team participated in a series of events during COP21, from a meeting at the French Senate with Moroccan Environment Minister Hakima el Haite on the position of developing countries, to the "COP of Solutions," to the publication of a study at the Cercle Interallié that was conducted… Read more
  • COP22 in Marrakech: “What innovations to face climate change? 17 November 2016 On 16th November The Bridge Tank organised in the COP22 in Marrakech a conference whose topic was: "What innovations to face climate change? The President of the Bridge Tank Joël Ruet moderated this conference accompanied by Jasmine Zerinini, former French diplomat and member of the Bridge Tank and Chatham House… Read more
  • COP22 in Marrakech: “Structuring the new climate change markets: The South-South Business Models for after COP22” 2 November 2016 This conference entitled "Structuring the new climate change markets: TheSouth-South Business Models for Post-COP22", was held on November 16 in the COP22 "Green Zone" (civil society) as the third of four conferences hosted by the Bridge Tank during the COP22 summit in Marrakech between November 7 and 18, 2016.It proposed… Read more
  • Report: Sustainable Development & Intellectual Property: Access to Technologies in Developing Countries 1 November 2016 Sustainable development, this meta-project that aims to secure development without harmful consequences for humankind and the environment, is of great necessity as our planet is threatened by climate change. In developing countries in particular, it requires the large-scale deployment of “clean” or environmentally sound technologies. The role of industrial property… Read more
  • The Bridge Tank at COP22 : Programme of our Side-Events 21 October 2016 The COP 22 marks the beginning of a new cycle of COPs: COPs of action. For all stakeholders, today's challenge is to identify the tools that will permit the implementation of the commitments made last December. Thus, this will also be the COP of innovation: innovative ideas, tools, and solutions. This is why… Read more
  • New York – Opening Week of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly 14 October 2016 On the sidelines of the opening of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, Joël Ruet, chairman of The Bridge Tank, participated in a number of events in New York City, organized by the African Union and the IDLO (International Development Law Organization). On September 21st, the Commission of… Read more
  • Inaugural Dinner for the Launch of the InnovaCOP Platform in the Presence of Madam Minister El Haite 4 October 2016 On September 28th, The Bridge Tank organized a dinner to launch the InnovaCOP platform at the Maison des Polytechniciens, in the heart of the 7th Arrondissement of Paris. Ms. Hakima El Haite, Deputy Minister of the Environment in Morocco, was present at the event, which brought together several renowned guests:… Read more
  • On Europe, the UN Security Council and the race for next UN-SG 12 September 2016 The UN Security Council vote on Friday and the events of this weekend have suddenly turned the UN Secretary-General election from a marathon race into a sprint finish, with more twists and turns to come. Contrary to Ban Ki-moon’s election ten years ago, the race remains vivid. But the running… Read more
  • Guangzhou – Pre-G20 Meeting Senegal-China 5 September 2016 El Haj Kassé, Minister-Counsellor of the Senegalese President Macky Sall and Board Member of the Bridge Tank, was a member of the Senegalese presidential’s delegation which arrived in Hangzhou,China, for the upcoming G20 Summit on September 4th and 5th. President Macky Sall had a pre-G20 meeting with Chinese companies on… Read more
  • Beijing – The dynamics of Innovation, Think20-G20 Summit 28 July 2016 The Bridge Tank joined the works of the G20-related Think 20 Summit and T20 Innovation Forum held by the China Science and Technology Exchange Center that will take place on July 30 in Beijing with the theme “Towards a Collaborative, Inclusive and Dynamic Global Environment”. It is organized with the support… Read more
  • Paris – Meeting France-Morocco in the French National Assembly 23 July 2016 Joel Ruet mentioned Morocco's role of model for the South as The Bridge Tank had the opportunity to take part in the France-Morocco Meeting on July 5, collectively organized by the France-Morocco group of the French National Assembly and the Morocco-France group from the Moroccan House of Representatives. The event… Read more
  • Davos – The Bridge Tank champions the Global South’s role in the Fourth Revolution 18 July 2016 At the 2016 Davos World Economic Forum in Switzerland, some 2,800 attendees took the opportunity to discuss the challenges raised by the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The Bridge Tank was there and quick to point out that this fledgling revolution was not the prerogative of the Global North. In our view,… Read more
  • The Bridge Tank participates at the France-Morocco meeting at the National Assembly 18 July 2016 The Bridge Tank participated in the France-Morocco meeting on 5 July, jointly organised by the France-Morocco Friendship Group of the National Assembly and the Morocco-France Friendship Group of the Moroccan House of Representatives. The event took place at the National Assembly in Paris and focused on the theme "Reforms in… Read more
  • IDLO Forum: Achieving Agenda 2030 and Agenda 2063: The Rule of Law as an Engine for Africa’s Sustainable Development 16 June 2016 In Dar-es-Salam, IDLO (International Development Law Organization) organized a forum on June 1-2, 2016 on the theme "Achieving Agenda 2030 and Agenda 2063: the Rule of Law as a Driver for Africa's Sustainable Development" with Tanzanian Foreign Minister Bernard Membe.Mamadou Lamine Diallo, a member of the Senegalese Parliament, former Central… Read more
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