Category Archives: Speeches

Thierry de Montbrial: Opening speech at the 9th edition of the World Policy Conference

The 9th edition of the World Policy Conference (WPC) took place in Doha (Qatar) from November 20-22, 2016. It was opened by its founder, Thierry de Montbrial, Executive Chairman of the French Institute of International Relations (Ifri), in the presence of Sheik Abdullah Bin Naser Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister of Qatar and of Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development of France.

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Is the return of the great disasters inevitable ?

Conference by Thierry de Montbrial at the French Institute of International Relations (Ifri) on June 30th, 2016

On the occasion of the publication in French of the book La Pensée et l’Action by the Academia Romana, a conference was organized at Ifri on June 30th, 2016 with Thierry de Montbrial and Dominique David, on great disasters.

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