Conversation

Perspective on the Paris Peace Forum with Pascal LAMY and Hubert VÉDRINE
12 November 2018 9:15 am - 10:00 am Press Room Pascal Lamy and Hubert Védrine are both long time experts of international relations. Pascal Lamy was the European Commissioner for Trade and then the Director-General of the World Trade Organization...
Cybersecurity and the World : A Time to Reflect, a Time to Act
12 November 2018 10:15 am - 10:45 am Press Room The cyberspace is a grey zone when it comes to war and peace, and Microsoft wants to be at the forefront of the battle against cyber conflicts. Before a very...
Global Powers and The Middle East: Meeting the Challenge of Cooperation
12 November 2018 11:45 am - 12:45 am Press Room Join the Shaikh Group's Track II "Middle East Strategic Dialogue", a unique initiative that brings together high-level former officials and experts from the United States, Russia, China, India and Europe...
Transparency for Trust: Better Data for Better Government?
13 November 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Auditorium Public procurement to deliver vital goods, services and works to citizens accounts for more than 10% of global GDP. As transparency on public policies fosters acceptance of political decisions, how can...
Smarter Aid in Fragile Contexts
12 November 2018 10:30 am - 11:15 am Mini Agora Conflict, forced displacement, violent extremism, famine etc. are all causes and consequences of fragility. Hence the need to better understand, anticipate and respond to fragility. How do we bring smart...
A Way for Progress in Arms Control
13 November 2018 12:15 am - 1:15 pm Auditorium The quest for arms control and non-proliferation has been a constant element of the international security agenda over the past decades. In recent years, however, progress on that front has stalled....
Fleshing out 2250: A Role for Youth in Global Stability
13 November 2018 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm Auditorium The UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2250 in December 2015 to highlight the role of Youth in ensuring Peace and Security. Discover and discuss the next steps to follow up on...
Trading off Trade: The Spillover Risk
13 November 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 am Auditorium The 2008 financial crisis did not trigger any serious protectionist reaction. And yet, 10 years later, declarations of trade war have taken over across the Atlantic and the Pacific. Is there...
Between Words and War: International Sanctions in Question
13 November 2018 9:15 am - 10:45 am Auditorium A long-established part of the foreign policy toolkit of states, sanctions and other restrictive measures are applied by international actors around the world to induce policy change. But are they legitimate?...
Working out for Peace-Building and Reconciliation
12 November 2018 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm Auditorium Sports move people around the globe. Being beneficial to health and wellbeing, sports also provide great resources for inclusion, reconciliation and peace-building. How can they be tapped? Meet our panellists at...

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