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À l’occasion des célébrations du 60e anniversaire des Traités de Rome,
le Istituto Italiano di Cultura de Bruxelles invite au débat autour du livre de Mario Telò:
L’Europe en crise et le monde
, Ed. Université de Bruxelles.

Quelle Union Européenne, après le Brexit,
les élections américaines 
et l’aggravation
du désordre international ?
 

Jeudi 2 février 2017, 19h – Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Bruxelles
Rue de Livourne 38, 1000 Bruxelles

Il n’est pas possible de comprendre la crise européenne sans en approfondir les dimensions internationales. Le dernier ouvrage de Mario Telò, L’Europe en crise et le monde, montre, et le Brexit l’a confirmé, que l’Union européenne n’est pas un Etat fédéral en formation mais une organisation régionale, complexe, qui rassemble des Etats et des sociétés voisins. Le livre offre une présentation claire et simple des organisations de coopération régionale en Europe, en Asie, en Afrique et dans les Amériques, et met en lumière leurs similitudes et leurs différences, leurs interactions multiples avec la mondialisation et les mutations de l’ordre international. La thèse du livre est qu’une tendance similaire se profile à l’horizon vers la formation de noyaux durs plus intégrés, entourés par des cercles à intégration différenciée.

Intervenants: Mario Telò, Ferdinando Nelli Feroci, Maria João Rodrigues, Frank Vandenbroucke

Le débat sera modéré par M. l’Ambassadeur Giovanni Pugliese, Représentant permanent adjoint de l’Italie auprès de l’Union Européenne.

Mario Telò est professeur à l’ULB et à la LUISS. Ses nombreux travaux se concentrent sur l’Union européenne et les relations internationales. Il est également coordinateur de l’école doctorale internationale G.E.M de l’IEE et membre de l’Académie Royale des Sciences. Il participe depuis des décennies au débat international sur l’avenir de l’UE.

Ferdinando Nelli Feroci est président de l’Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI). Diplômât depuis 1972, il a été Représentant Permanent de l’Italie auprès de l’Union Européenne à Bruxelles (2008-2013) et Commissaire européen (2014). Il a écrit de nombreux articles et essais sur les relations internationales et les affaires européennes

Maria João Rodrigues, ancienne ministre de l’Emploi au Portugal, a coordonné la ‘Stratégie de Lisbonne’ depuis 2000 en tant que Special advisor du Président du conseil européen de l’époque, A. Guterrez. Elle est première vice-présidente du Groupe S&D au Parlement européen, ainsi que professeur d’économie politique à l’Institut d’Études Européennes (IEE) de l’ULB et auteur de plusieurs ouvrages sur les politiques de modernisation européennes.

Frank Vandenbroucke ancien ministre des Affaires étrangères et successivement des Affaires sociales et de l’Emploi dans le gouvernement fédéral belge, est actuellement professeur à l’Université d’Amsterdam. Ses essais et articles se concentrent en particulier sur les politiques sociales et de l’emploi dans les États Membres et dans l’Union Européenne.

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Debater a Europa – Global Trends 2030: The Futures of
Portugal in and beyond Europe

The Journal Debater a Europa has just released a Supplementum for the Issue 15. This supplement issue topic is on “Global Trends 2030: The Futures of Portugal in and beyond Europe” and it is coordinated by Álvaro de Vasconcelos e Isabel Maria Freitas Valente.

Download available on:

http://impactum-journals.uc.pt/index.php/debatereuropa/index
https://digitalis.uc.pt/pt-pt/revista?id=103172&sec=5

“Global Trends 2030: The Futures of Portugal”, Revista Debater a Europa, Suplemento ao n.º 15, julho/dezembro, 2016, CIEDA/CEIS20, 2016. ISSN 1647-6336.

Global Trends 2030. The Futures of Portugal – Serralves Foundation 2015

SERRALVES CONFERENCES “GLOBAL TRENDS 2030: THE FUTURES OF PORTUGAL”

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Brazil: surfing global trends –
Citizens and the future of governance in a polycentric world

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São Paulo, April 27 & 28, 2015

The Institute of International Relations of the University of São Paulo, in collaboration with the Global Governance Group GG10, hosted an international conference on “Brazil: surfing global trends – Citizens and the Future of Governance in a Polycentric World” on April 27-28, 2015 in São Paulo, Brazil.

The conference featured a selection of top scholars and analysts from around the world analysing the impact of an increasingly polycentric and interconnected world on multilateralism and citizen rights. The conference addressed the tension between inclusion and fragmentation in the fields of human rights, global governance, and the fight against global warming. Detailed attention was given to the analysis of democracy, human rights, trade and to the response of the international community to security crises.

The two-day conference featured contributions from Renato Janine Ribeiro, Mathew Burrows, Álvaro Vasconcelos, Pedro Dallari, Raffaele Marchetti, Flávia Piovesan, Luis Peral, Fábio Bechara, Leandro Piquet, Reginaldo Nasser, Feliciano Guimarães, Vera Thorstensen, Carlos Lopes, Bassma Kodmani, Atila Eralp, Jacques Marcovitch, Gerald Stang, Qian Liwei and Gelson da Fonseca.

Conference sections:

  • Democracy: advances or setbacks?
  • The Polycentric World: Between Multilateralism and Fragmentation
  • Indicators for the Future I: Polycentrism, International Trade and Development
  • Indicators for the Future II: Polycentrism and International Security
  • Indicators for the Future III: Polycentrism and Climate Change
  • Indicators for the Future IV: Participation Requirements for Governance Challenges
  • Indicators for the Future V: Diffusion of Power and Citizen Security
  • New Players for New Global Governance: New Forms of Multilateralism
  • Concluding Debate: Elements of Inclusive Governance in 2030

Full details are available here:

 

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 The Challenges of Inclusive Multilateralism

 

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This report from the Global Governance Group 10 analyses a world in transition from unipolarity to polycentrism with a greater multiplicity of actors, from states to civil society organisations, private actors, networks, and regional cooperation groups, playing an important role in shaping the future of citizens around the world. A global middle class is demanding a more effective multilateral system to deal with a number of perceived global challenges but in a polycentric world there are both opportunities for greater effectiveness and a danger of fragmentation. The objective of this GG10 report is to start a process of monitoring the adaptation of international institutions to the new realities of power. To do so, the report looks at how global governance institutions are responding to global challenges, in particular those of political participation and of development with dignity in a context of climate change and scarcity. The report places the citizens and their aspirations at the heart of the analysis and it is with this perspective that we monitor the challenges of security with emphasis on the application of the principle of responsibility to protect.

The major ambition of this Report is to contribute to a more effective and inclusive multilateral system, and this ambition is reflected in the composition of the group…Download full report (PDF)

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Talking about Cyprus negotiations

Critical Juncture in Cyprus Negotiations Paper written by Nilgün Arısan and Atila Eralp Abstract The negotiations in Cyprus are at yet another critical juncture. Time is running short for a comprehensive settlement on the island. The present conducive environment is not likely to last indefinitely, as has been observed in previous rounds of negotiations. In fact, […]

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Guterres: A new post-Western UN Secretary-General

By Álvaro de Vasconcelos Senior research associate at the Arab Reform Initiative (Ari) The election of António Guterres as the new Secretary-General of the United Nations is good news for the international community.  It is good news because of his clear vision of the complexities of the current international situation, and of its evolution towards a […]

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Paris and the Power of Reason – by Álvaro de Vasconcelos

My city has been attacked – the town that has been my home for so many years, and still is home to my daughter and grandsons; the city that has harboured so many of the good, as well as the tragic, memories that make up my life. But despite Paris having been such a presence […]

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Europe in the 25th hour? – by Álvaro de Vasconcelos

    Photo – UNHCR Photo Unit In watching the drama of those who hoped to find refuge in Europe, but instead are faced in many countries with walls, barbed wire, violence and mistrust, one cannot fail to bring to mind memories of another drama: that of World War II refugees. Some famous refugees left […]

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Avoiding a war in the Mediterranean – Álvaro de Vasconcelos

A military operation against people smugglers, as proposed in the European Council’s meeting on April 23, could be a strategic and humanitarian political disaster – but above all an ethical failure which would be completely inconsistent with the European Union’s values and the normative ambitions of the European Neighbourhood Policy. The High Representative of the […]

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Is Authoritarianism Staging a Comeback? – Launch for new edited volume by Mat Burrows & Maria J. Stephan

Mathew Burrows, GG10 Member and Director of the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Foresight Initiative, and Maria J. Stephan, Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Strategic Foresight Initiative, are publishing a new edited volume, Is Authoritarianism Staging a Comeback? The volume brings together leading scholars to assess why and how authoritarian regimes have become smarter. In anticipation of the […]

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“A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate and Fragility Risks” – new report for the G7

A new report, “A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate and Fragility Risks” has just been released by an independent consortium working on behalf of the G7 to look into the relationship between climate change and fragile and conflict-affected states. The report, featuring contributions from Gerald Stang, GG10 member and Senior Associate Analyst […]

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“The Politics of Transatlantic Trade Negotiations: TTIP in a Globalized World” – new volume co-edited by Mario Telo

Mario Telò, GG10 member and Professor of European Institutions and International Relations at Université libre de Bruxelles, has just published a new volume, The Politics of Transatlantic Trade Negotiations: TTIP in a Globalized World, co-edited with Jean-Frédéric Morin, Tereza Novotná and Frederik Ponjaert. The new book, the first systematic analysis of TTIP, includes input from outstanding […]

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“Economic Coalition of the Willing: The OECD Reinvents Itself” – new Foreign Affairs article by Stewart Patrick and Naomi Egel

Stewart Patrick, GG10 member and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program at the Council on Foreign Relations, has co-authored a new article with Naomi Egel on the adaptation of a key Western institution, the OECD, to changing geopolitical dynamics. “For the past decade, a quiet experiment has been underway at the Organization […]

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“The UN Security Council should be reformed to reflect the perspectives of India and other emerging powers” – interview with Radha Kumar

Radha Kumar, GG10 Secretariat Coordinator 2013-2014 and Director-General of the Delhi Policy Group, was interviewed by the Journal of Turkish Weekly on March 17, 2015 about today’s global institutional order. “What are India’s views on global governance? Is India satisfied with today’s global institutional order? If not, does India wish to revise the international institutional […]

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