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24.04.2017
It would be tempting to try to portray the French presidential election as something other than a struggle of globalism versus parochialism, modernity versus nostalgia, tolerance versus intolerance, open-mindedness versus narrow-mindedness, education versus ignorance, ideas versus prejudices. Yet those issues are exactly what the French elections are about. The emergence...
 
 
19.04.2017
Since the beginning of the euro crisis, most commentators have lamented the European governments’ inability to unite and work out a substantial solution to the ills of the currency union. At the same time, the European Central Bank (ECB) appears as a rare symbol of unity and technical mastery. In...
 
 
19.04.2017
$1 spent in preparedness saves $7 in humanitarian response[1]. Humanitarians working in disaster preparedness, early warning, and resilience building have all heard this before. Though it may satisfy public and private donors for reasons of accountability and a no-regrets approach to programming, we need to push past this statistic. What...
 
 
19.04.2017
Using the Future to Humanity’s Advantage
Humanitarian Affairs Think Tank
 
 
14.04.2017
About Le Temps des mots (Bridging the strait). Interview with Samia Ferhat
Asia Focus
 
 
13.04.2017
The Economics of European Defence: Some Additional Insights
Asia Focus
by Jean Belin, Josselin Droff, and Julien Malizard, Chaire Économie de Défense
 
 
11.04.2017
Religious Extremism in Africa. Conversation between Rehmah Kasule and Nurudeen Lemu
Observatoire géopolitique du religieux
 
 
29.03.2017
Overcoming the Challenges of Undernutrition in Tanzania through 2021
IARAN - The Inter-Agency Regional Analysts Network
By the Inter-Agency Regional Analysts Network
 
 
27.03.2017
Reducing Maternal Mortality in Low Income Countries: a societal challenges?
Humanitarian Affairs Think Tank
by Vincent De Brouwere, Institute of Tropical Médicine, Anvers
 
 
24.03.2017
East Africa and the Horn in 2022: An Outlook for Strategic Positioning
IARAN - The Inter-Agency Regional Analysts Network
IARAN
 
 
23.03.2017
Humanitarian Negociation in International NGOs
Humanitarian Affairs Think Tank
by Olivier Baconnet, International Security Consultant
 
 
13.03.2017
Ferghana Valley Five Year Humanitarian Trends Assessment
IARAN - The Inter-Agency Regional Analysts Network
By the Inter-Agency Regional Analysts Network
 
 
03.03.2017
The increase in most European interest rates has sparked numerous comments about the underlying electoral risk. France’s forthcoming presidential elections (in addition to the European Central Bank’s anticipated shift to “tapering”) are on many observers’ mind, as the spread between France’s and Germany’s 10-year yields reached a four-year high. A...
 
 
02.03.2017
Syria’s Wars are altering Power Balances in Asia
Asia Focus
by Brij Khindaria, Member of the Asian Committee of the ANAJ-IHEDN
 
 
02.03.2017
Deploying Financial Tools in Support of European Defence Cooperation
Asia Focus
by Guillaume de la Brosse, Adviser, European Political Strategy Centre, European Commission
 
 
28.02.2017
Stunting in Pakistan. A Trends Analysis of Underlying Factors by 2030
IARAN - The Inter-Agency Regional Analysts Network
By the Inter-Agency Regional Analysts Network
 
 
28.02.2017
Revival in the Last Quarter
Observatoire de la Turquie et de son environnement géopolitique
By Ozan Bakış and Mine Durmaz
 
 
23.02.2017
Engaging Interreligious Peacebuilding Agencies and Policy Makers in Responding to Conflicts: Beyond the Rhetoric
Observatoire géopolitique du religieux
By Mohammed Abu-Nimer, Professor of Peace and Conflict Resolution at American University Washing ton DC, USA, Senior Advisor at the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID)
 
 
26.01.2017
Health in 2016, The Real Forgotten Conflict
Humanitarian Affairs Think Tank
 
 
20.01.2017
 
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