Search: European Union,France (42 materials)

 

Meeting with French Ambassador Pierre Levy and German Ambassador Geza Andreas von Geyr

... Russia On May 5, 2022, Igor Ivanov, RIAC President, had a meeting with French Ambassador Pierre Levy and German Ambassador Geza Andreas von Geyr at the French Embassy in Russia. The meeting addressed the prospects in relations between Russia and the European Union against the backdrop of the ongoing special military operation on the territory of Ukraine. The issues of the current French Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the priorities of Emmanuel Macron's second presidential term ...

05.05.2022

The Role of Nuclear Energy for the Achievement of the EU’s and Russia’s Climate Targets

... energy demand without producing the high environmental impact of other fossil fuel alternatives, such as coal, oil, or gas. The European Union’s strategy for the green transition will most likely depend on what narrative of the dichotomy will prevail on ... ... 2 , more than twice as much than the next most polluting members, namely Italy (287.1 MtCO 2 ), Poland (279.5 MtCO 2 ), and France (250.9 MtCO 2 ). Germany is still heavily reliant on coal use for electricity generation, with lignite currently accounting ...

04.03.2022

In the Eye of the Storm: Mali’s Search for New Partners in 2022

... be known to be an affair of African states alone” on February 17, 2022, indicates that Operation Barkhane may be over, but French interests in the region are not. This could be a benchmark for future cooperation should Mai decide to reengage with France. The European Union and Economic Community of West African States is on equally bad footing with Mali in 2022. According to current reports from the Takuba Taskforce and NATO, Norwegian and Estonian troops have been restricted access to enter or conduct operations ...

28.02.2022

The French Dispatch: The Year 2022 and European Security

... Council, the role of a potential newsmaker in this area has been transferred to Emmanuel Macron, who feels very comfortable in it. On December 9, the provisions of the Paris programme were published under the motto “ Recovery, power, belonging ” France, as expected, is reiterating its call for strengthening European sovereignty. The rhetoric of the document and its author is genuine textbook-realism. But now for the entire European Union. Objectives of the French Presidency , are not articulated directly but are quite visible—making the EU more manageable and accountable to its members, with new general rules to strengthen mobilisation potential, and improve the EU’s ...

10.01.2022

IFRI Expert Workshop on Russian Foreign Policy Prospects and the Future of Russia-France Relations

... November 20, 2020, IFRI (Institut français des relations internationales), Paris, with the support of the French Ministry of the Armed Forces, held a traditional annual expert workshop on the prospects for Russian foreign policy and the future of Russia-France relations. On November 20, 2020, IFRI (Institut français des relations internationales), Paris, with the support of the French Ministry of the Armed Forces, held a traditional annual expert workshop on the prospects for Russian foreign policy ...

22.11.2020

Shaky Bridges Between Russia, Turkey and the EU

Three questions to Andrey Kortunov Covid-19, demonstrations in Khabarovsk, Alexey Navalny’s poisoning, protests in Belarus, revived conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, political crisis in Kyrgyzstan: Russia is facing a number of challenges internally and in its immediate neighbourhood. Andrey Kortunov , Director of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), shares his analysis of President Putin’s situation amid these crises, and of Russia’s relations with Turkey and the EU. What does Vladimir...

03.11.2020

France24 Debate on Possible Role of EU and France in Resolving Belarusian Crisis

On September 29, 2020, international debates on the possible role of France and the European Union as a whole in resolving the political crisis in Belarus were facilitated by France 24, a French television network. On September 29, 2020, international debates on the possible role of France and the European Union as a whole in resolving ...

30.09.2020

ELN Members Meet with Special Envoy of the President of France for the Development of Relations between the European Union and Russia Pierre Vimont

... was briefed about upcoming ELN proposals on strengthening European security and strategic stability On August 25, 2020, representatives of European Leadership Network (ELN) had an online meeting with Pierre Vimont, Special Envoy of the President of France for the Development of Relations between the European Union and Russia, in the context of the upcoming Russian-French summit. The French diplomat was briefed about upcoming ELN proposals on strengthening European security and strategic stability. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC General Director, spoke about ...

27.08.2020

Macron’s Security Ambitions and Russia

The new role of France as the EU’s only nuclear power, as well as Macron’s personality and ambitious geopolitical agenda deserve some attention French President Emmanuel Macron has his own vision about geopolitics and wants the EU to actively take part in the ongoing ...

10.06.2020

Andrey Kortunov Gives a Lecture for the Experts of Institut Montaigne (France)

On April 14, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave an online lecture on the future of relations between Russia and the European Union to the leadership, staff and experts of the Institut Montaigne (France). On April 14, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave an online lecture on the future of relations between Russia and the European Union to the leadership, staff and experts of the Institut Montaigne (France). The lecture focused ...

15.04.2020
 

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