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- "Fake news in international relations : the case of Ukraine"
French National Assembly
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- Conference by Cercle 18, one of CAPE's partners
"Why Malaria Still Kills in 2018", Dr Mégo Terzian, President, Doctors Without Borders
Paris, May 15th 2018, 7 pm
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- Conference organised by Cercle 18, one of CAPE's partners
"Will we see the end of hunger in 2030? a analysis on Africa, a focus on Madagascar" (in French)
with Jean-Christophe Debar (Director of the FARM Foundation) et Thomas Ribémont (Président of "Action contre la Faim")
February 5th, 2018 at Dentons's Law Office, 5 boulevard Malesherbes, 75008 Paris
- Conference organised by France-Turkménistan, one of CAPE's partners
"Kazakhstan, young nation between China, Russia, and Europe" (in French); January 25th, 2018
With Lise Barcellini, independent journalist (France 24, France 5)
- Conference organised by CAPE at the French National Assembly
Salle Colbert, January 17th, 2018
Title of the conference : "South Caucasus : Understanding a neighbor of the European Union"
The Journal du Parlement and Médiapart, in French, are giving a summary of this event
- CONFERENCE CAPE - EU INFO CENTER BELGRADE: "Afghanistan, Pakistan: what they mean for EU and for Serbia"
13 December 2017
Press Review of the Conference
- CONFERENCE ORGANISED BY IPRI AND THE HANNS SEIDEL FOUNDATION
"Regional dynamics and Strategic Concerns in South Asia"
November 14-15, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Talk by Didier Chaudet : "The rise of China : the 'shift' from Geostrategy to Geoeconomics and what it means for South Asia"
- CONFERENCE AT THE FOREIGN SERVICE ACADEMY (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan)
November 13, 2017. Talk given by Didier Chaudet, on : "The Rohingya Crisis : impact on South Asia"
Program of the conference here
- CONFERENCE ORGANISED BY 'FRANCE - TURKMENISTAN'
"The New Silk Roads : Memory, Scale, Achievements and Perspectives", by Christian Vicenty.
June 13, 2017. For more information, click here
- CONFERENCE ORGANISED BY 'FRANCE - TURKMENISTAN' & CAPE
"China's diplomacy towards its West : Focus on Central Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan", by Didier Chaudet
May 16, 2017. For more d'information, click here
- CONFERENCE ORGANISED BY CAPE
"North and South Caucasus : Geopolitical state of affairs and what it means for French national interests", Didier Chaudet, Editing Director, CAPE
February 24, 2017
- CONFERENCE ORGANISED BY FRANCE - TURKMENISTAN
Our partner, the association 'France - Turkménistan' invites Pierre Conesa, to talk about :
"Saudi Arabia's Religious diplomacy in post-Soviet Central Asia : focus on Kyrgyzstan"
February 15, 2017
January 24 2017, Military University, 18h-20h
"Post-Soviet Eurasia : a time bomb?"
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- 2nd of November, 2016: Public Debate organized by EU Info Center Belgrade and European Movement Serbia on "development, freedom, equality and solidarity hand in hand (social cohesion)", with the participation of a CAPE member, Nicolas Bizel as representative of the EU Delegation in Serbia
- 25th of May, 2016 : Conference organized by France-Turkménistan, one of our partners
"The New Silk Roads: what is at stake". Speaker: Christian Lechervy, former French Ambassador to Turkmenistan, now France's Ambassador for the States' Community in the South Pacific.
For more information, see here (in French)
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- Follow Didier Chaudet's analysis (in French) for the newspaper Réforme in "Geopolitics on the Silk Road", on diplomatic, security-related and political events in Asia and Eurasia
- "Presidential" election in the Donbass : what's next after Zakharchenko?, Christine Dugoin-Clément, Eurasian Analysis n˚4, 1st December 2018
- Iran confronting terrorism (2) : is the "rally 'round the flag" syndrome truly a good thing for Tehran?, Didier Chaudet, The Conversation, 26 octobre 2018 (in French)
- Iran confronting terrorism (1) : the feeling of a geopolitical encirclement, Didier Chaudet, The Conversation, 24th October 2018 (in French)
- Openness but no tolerance policy against unruly behavior : when an Afghan refugee commits a crime in Europe, Didier Chaudet, Réforme, 18th September 2018 (in French)
- Iran : how rivalry with the US makes bilateral links with China stronger, Didier Chaudet, Réforme, 12th September 2018 (in French)
- In 2019, a war against Iran?, Didier Chaudet, The Conversation, 5th July 2018 (in French)
- After the Italian elections : lessons for France and the EU, Laurent Coligny, Notes du CAPE n˚25, 30th April 2018 (in French)
- Chinese migrants in the Russian Far East : analyzing without presuppositions, Didier Chaudet, Eurasian Analysis n˚3, 20th April 2018
- Russia and the Italian elections : an analysis, Laurent Coligny, Eurasian Analysis n˚2, 6th April 2018 (in French)
- French Politics : UDI's evolutions, good news for French centrism, Didier Chaudet & Nicolas Bizel, Notes du CAPE n˚24, 5th April 2018 (in French)
- Understanding Russia's foreign polity towards the Afghan issue : a three-part analysis (in French) by Didier Chaudet for Asialyst :
. Afghanistan : is the Kremlin supplying weapons to the Taliban?, 15th February 2018
. Afghanistan : Russia's choice of the Taliban and of a war on ISIS, 22nd February 2018
. Afghanistan : Russia's strategy in Central Asia and towards the afghan regional environment, 2nd March 2018
- A Russian solution to the Yemen War?, Didier Chaudet, Réforme, 2 March 2018 (in French)
- Afghanistan 2018, chaos and the Taliban, Didier Chaudet, The Conversation, 14 February 2018 (in French)
- Saakashvili's "adventures" in Ukraine : a political analysis, Christine Dugoin-Clément, Eurasian Analysis n˚1, 4th January 2018 (in French)
- 2017 : the year Russia reaffirmed itself as a Great Power in the Middle East, Didier Chaudet, Réforme, 22nd December 2017 (in French)
- Net neutrality in danger?, Christine Dugoin-Clément, Les Echos, 14th December 2017 (in French)
- Does the Muslim world needs its own Luther?, Didier Chaudet, Réforme, 7th November 2017 (in French)
- Tensions in South Asia : why Kashmir is important, Didier Chaudet, Notes du CAPE n˚23, 6th November 2017 (in French)
- Central and Eastern Europe as part of the EU : was enlargment a mistake?, Laurent Coligny, Notes du CAPE n˚22, 1st November 2017 (in French)
- Mongolia : Politics and Diplomacy, Didier Chaudet, Notes du CAPE n˚21, 15th September 2017 (in French)
- What could be Ukraine's strategy after ZAPAD?, Christine Dugoin, Les Echos, 9th September 2017 (in French)
- Iran and its internal "War On Terror", Didier Chaudet, The Conversation, 4th September 2017 (in French)
- Analysis of the last cyberattack and what it meanss for Ukraine, Christine Dugoin-Clément, Huffington Post, 30th August 2017 (in French)
- Afghanistan : using mercenaries for war?, Didier Chaudet, Huffington Post Québec, 16th August 2017 (in French)
- Russia : spatiopolitical diplomacy, Christine Dugoin-Clément, Les Echos, 12th August 2017 (in French)
- Is America losing in Afghanistan?, Didier Chaudet, Huffington Post Québec, 8th August 2017 (in French)
- MoDem, UDI, 'Constructifs': time to rethink French centrism?, Notes du CAPE n˚20, 6th August 2017 (in French)
- 3 questions about... cyberattacks, interview (in French) with Christine Dugoin-Clément, 5th August 2017
- Russia in Central Asia: will Moscow lose its influence on its 'Near Abroad' in the future?, Diplomatie n˚86, June 2017, pp.47-51
- The Centrist victory during Iran's presidential elections is no surprise, Didier Chaudet, Huffington Post, 23 mai 2017 (in French)
- Another presidential Election, in Iran, Didier Chaudet, Réforme / Geopolitics On the Silk Road, 17th May 2017
- How Russia could find common ground with Emmanuel Macron's France, Didier Chaudet, Huffington Post, 9th May 2017 (in French)
- Using radios in order to influence : the French experience in Afghanistan, Romain Mielcarek, DSI, 4th May 2017
- Emmanuel Macron : a roadmap for a new foreign policy (2), Didier Chaudet, Notes du CAPE n°19, 28th April 2017
- Emmanuel Macron : a roadmap for a new foreign policy (1), Didier Chaudet, Notes du CAPE n°18, 27th April 2017
- Romain Mielcarek, "The Afghan Taliban : an intuitive rather than sophisticated influence", DSI, 20th April 2017
- Romain Mielcarek, "Daesh: from propaganda to influence", DSI, 15th April 2017
- Assessment of Obama's legacy in foreign affairs (2) : South-West Asia (Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan), Didier Chaudet, Réforme, 20th January 2017
- Assessment of Obama's legacy in foreign affairs (1) : Central Asia, Didier Chaudet, Réforme, 20th January 2017
- Asian Geopolitics : the need to avoid simplistic analyses, Didier Chaudet, Réforme, 23rd December 2016
- Andrei Karlov's assassination and what it means for Turkey and Russia (in French), Didier Chaudet, Huffington Post, 20th December 2016
- China, Russia, Iran, Pakistan agree on the Afghan issue (in French), Didier Chaudet, Huffington Post, 16th December 2016
- Importance of an ambitious French diplomacy in the Caucasus (in French), Didier Chaudet, Huffington Post, 9th December 2016
- After the elections : the French foreign policy towards Eurasia (in French), Didier Chaudet, Huffington Post, 1st December 2016
- No such thing as a "succession war" as Uzbekistan enters the post-Karimov era, Mathieu Boulègue, Registan, 8th September 2016
- NATO moves from reassurance to actual deterrence against Russia, Mathieu Boulègue, Registan, 16th August 2016
- In Crimea, rise of military tensions or a clever diplomatic move? (in French), Mathieu Boulègue, Huffington Post, 16th August 2016
- Иран и Брексит, Дидье Шоде, 07/07/2016
- The Brexit as a tool to support an independent Europe, Pavel Kowaleski, Notes du CAPE n°17, 28th June 2016
- The Brexit and independent Scotland: how the EU should react, Laurent Coligny, Notes du CAPE n°16, 28th June 2016