Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques
Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques (IRIS)

Founding Year: 1991

Staff: 113

Budget: € 3.63m (2019)

Pascal Boniface (Director)

A think tank working on geopolitical and strategic issues. It is the only one with an international dimension created on a private initiative, in an independent approach. IRIS is organized around four poles of activity: research, publication, training, and organization of events. Besides, it has its school of international relations called IRIS Sup’.

Research programmes:


  • e-Library
  • Analyses
  • Notes
  • Media
  • Videos
    • L’Année stratégique: – It is “a reference publication on international issues that have marked the past year.” It provides a global and detailed vision of the global scene, including “political, economic, diplomatic, military, security and environmental issues.”
    • Geopolitical Observatory of Sustainability – “Focuses on the issues of sustainable development, environment and energy in a geopolitical perspective.”
    • RIS – La Revue internationale et stratégique – Organized around a thematic dossier and different sections, pursues a dual objective of pedagogical dissemination of knowledge and enrichment of intellectual debate in the field of international relations and strategic issues.


Note: Most of the relevant content is in French.

Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques (IRIS) contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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