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Publication of the Conference "Security: from Europe to the Indo-Pacific"

07.03.2024

One year after the international conference "Security: from Europe to the Indo-Pacific", this publication summarises the debates held and addresses some of the main challenges and threats to international security, including the impacts of the war in Ukraine, the geopolitical relevance of the Indo-Pacific region, the challenging dynamics in energy and food systems, and the role of multilateralism in an increasingly divided world.


5th Lisbon Conference: Into e new World Order?

18.09.2023

This publication summarises the interventions and debates of the 5th Lisbon Conference, held on October 13-14, 2022, at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Major events are accelerating global transformations in the political, security, economic, social, technological, environmental spheres. Covid-19 and the war in Ukraine are two of such events, that add to others which might reverse huge achievements such as getting out millions from extreme poverty or jeopardizing climate agreements. At the dawn of the third decade of the 21st century, global and regional power competition for hegemony is becoming harsher, multilateralism is eroding, tensions and multipolar initiatives flourish, and a still diffuse new reality is on the making


Lisbon Talk 05/2022 | “The Winter is Coming”: Energy urgency versus Climate urgency

21.08.2023

Summary of the Lisbon Talk on the future of climate and energy transitions, particularly in Europe (in Portuguese).


Lisbon Talk 04/2022 | War in Ukraine: Strategic implications at global and European levels

21.08.2023

Summary of the Lisbon Talk on the Ukraine war's strategic implications in the world and in Europe (in Portuguese).


Lisbon Talk 3/2022 | War in Ukraine: Contexts and Realities

21.08.2023

Summary of the Lisbon Talk on the origins, historic contexts and progress in the war in Ukraine (in Portuguese).


Lisbon Talk 2/2022 | War in Ukraine: A milestone for a new security world order?

21.08.2023

Summary of the Lisbon Talk on the impacts of the war in Ukraine in security and the international order (in Portuguese).


Lisbon Talk 1/2022 | AU-EU Summit: and now what?

21.08.2023

On this Lisbon Talk, the researchers Fernando Jorge Cardoso, Lidet Tadesse and Ottilia Maunganidze discussed with the senior executive of ECDPM Geert Laporte the main outputs and follow-ups of the AU-EU Summit that took place on the 17th and 18th February 2022 in Brussels, Belgium.


II Conference on State Fragility 2021 | Pandemics, Vaccination and Solidarity: Implications in Fragile Countries

26.06.2023

The 2nd Conference on State Fragility, organised by g7+ and Clube of Lisbon, in June 2021, addressed the effects of the pandemic on fragile states.


Powering the World While Preserving the Planet | eBook

23.03.2023

This bilingual publication (PT/EN) summarises the interventions and debates at the conference “Powering the World While Preserving the Planet", held in Lisbon on the 21st and 22nd of February, 2022. The themes focused on the intimate relationship between power generation and climate change, the balance between fossil fuels and renewables, the importance of the Ocean as a climate stabiliser, as well as on the geopolitics of energy transition and public policies.


The Ocean that Belongs to All | eBook

04.01.2022

This bilingual publication (PT/EN) summarises the interventions and debates at the online conference "The Ocean that Belongs to All", held on the 22nd and 23rd of February, 2021. The Conference aimed at contributing to Ocean Literacy by raising public awareness of the sustainable global agenda, enabling people to better understand and be able to influence the role and action of decision-makers on matters regarding the peaceful and sustainable use of maritime resources.


Summary of the Conference "The Ocean that Belongs to All"

23.09.2021

This publication summarises the issues addressed at "The Ocean that Belongs to All", an online conference held on the 22nd and 23rd of February 2021, with the objective of contributing to Ocean literacy and of signaling the beginning of the United Nations (UN) Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. The event was organised by the Club of Lisbon with the cooperation of the Embassy of Japan in Portugal, in collaboration with the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), in partnership with the Oceano Azul Foundation, the Instituto Hidrográfico Português and the Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA) Portugal and with the support of Câmara Municipal de Lisboa and Instituto Marquês de Valle Flôr (IMVF).


Book on the 4th Lisbon Conference: The Acceleration of Global Change and how the pandemic is affecting it

19.05.2021

This publication summarises the interventions and debates of the 4th Lisbon Conference. The online event, which took place between September 30th and October 2nd 2020, was organised around a set of themes that have governed some of the dominant concerns of the international agenda, from issues of geopolitics and development, to technology and security, to sustainability and behavioural transformations due to the pace of change and the fear of the unknown.


Lisbon Talks 4/2021: Sobre o Futuro da Europa

16.05.2021

Summary of the Lisbon Talk on the future of Europe (in Portuguese).


Lisbon Talks 3/2021: Turkey - EU relations in a complex neighbourhood

03.05.2021

Summary of the Lisbon Talk on the relations between Turkey and the European Union (in Portuguese)


Lisbon Talks 2/2021: Guerra em Cabo Delgado: O papel dos atores externos

03.05.2021

Summary of the Lisbon Talk on the war in Cabo Delgado and the role of external actors (in Portuguese)


Lisbon Talks 1/2021: AU-EU 2021 Summit: Consensus and Tricky Issues

03.05.2021

Summary of the debate on the next African Union-European Union Summit, with Tanya Cox, Christine Hackenesch, Faten Aggad, and moderated by Clara Carvalho.


Lisbon Talk 3/2020: Guerra na Etiópia: implicações regionais e globais

20.04.2021

Summary of the debate on the regional and global implications of conflict in Ethiopia (in Portuguese)


Lisbon Talk 2/2020: Desafios Europeus da Cooperação no Âmbito da Presidência Portuguesa

25.01.2021

Summary of the debate on Development Cooperation Challenges of the EU, in the scope of the Portuguese EU Couoncil Presidency, with Portuguese Members of the European Parliament (in Portuguese)


Lisbon Talk 1/2020: Football and Politics in the Global Context

09.03.2020

Summary (in Portuguese) of the debate on football and politics in the international context, held in 30th January 2020 in the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry - CCIP, with Simon Kuper, Raquel Vaz-Pinto, and Vasco Mendonça as moderator.


Lisbon Talks 2017-2019

06.01.2020

This publication (in Portuguese) presents the Lisbon Talks held in 2017-2019, including a summary of the presentations and debates. The issues addressed range from energy transitions to democracy and resilience, state fragility, geopolitics of the oceans, changes in Angola, China's foreign policy, the 2030 Agenda, the geopolitics of global change and the challenges of the EU integration process.


Lisbon Talk 3/2019 - European Union: new leadership, old policies?

02.12.2019

Summary (in Portuguese) of the debate about international and internal challenges of the European integration process, held in 15th November 2019 with the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry - CCIP, with Miguel Poiares Maduro and Marina Costa Lobo as speakers and Bernardo Ivo Cruz as moderator.


Conferences on State Fragility: Natural Resources for Resilience and Development

02.11.2019

This publication summarises the discussions in the 1st Conference on State Fragility, held on the 25th June 2019 in Lisbon and co-organised by the Club of Lisbon and the g7+. The sessions focused on the challenges faced by conflict-affected and fragile countries, particularly regarding the effective management and governance of natural resources. (Publication in English)


Lisbon Talk 2/2019 - The Geopolitics of Global Change

19.08.2019

This brief summarises the debate on the linkages between global transformations, geopolitics and the environment/climate change, held with SPECO - Portuguese Ecological Society on the 29th July 2019. Miguel B. Araújo, Helena Freitas, Bernardo Ivo Cruz and José Manuel Félix Ribeiro were the speakers and the session was moderated by the journalist Leonídio Paulo Ferreira.


Lisbon Talk 1/2019 - The 2030 Agenda: is it feasible?

22.02.2019

The 2030 Agenda is not only feasible but also achievable. This brief (in Portuguese) summarises the session held on 11th February 2019 in partnership with Camões - Cooperation and Language Institute I.P. and UCCLA - Union of Portuguese-speaking Capital Cities, with the participation of Macharia Kamau and Bernardo Ivo Cruz, and moderation by Cristina Peres.


Book: 3rd Lisbon Conference - Development in an Age of Uncertainty

19.02.2019

Read the speeches and summaries of the debates held at the 3rd Lisbon Conference, with a comprehensive agenda of major international themes that affect our societies and our future. From geopolitics to security, from globalization to the planet’s sustainability, from global development to European Union’s challenges.


Lisbon Talk 5/2018: China's Foreign Strategy and Europe

12.12.2018

China and Europe are divided by mentalities and approaches, but united by opportunities. This publication (in Portuguese) summarises the Lisbon Talk jointly organised with CCIP - Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, with the participation of Jie Yu and Paulo Portas, and moderated by Raquel Vaz-Pinto.


Lisbon Talk 4/2018 - Angola: which changes?

29.11.2018

Economic reforms entail political risks, but are crucial and urgent to respond to the huge challenges faced by Angola. This publication (in Portuguese) summarises the speeches and debate held at the Lisbon Talk organised with UCCLA, in november 2018, with Alex Vines, Luís Todo Bom and moderated by Ricardo Alexandre.


Lisbon Talk 3/2018: Democracy and Resilience

26.11.2018

In democracy-building and crisis, the response should be the reinforcement of civic-political participation. This publication (in Portuguese) presents the summary of speeches and debates held at the Lisbon Talk organised with the g7+, with Jorge Sampaio, Xanana Gusmão and moderation by Ana Lourenço.


Lisbon Talk 2/2018: Sustainability and Geopolicy of the Oceans

23.11.2018

Speakers emphasized that there is a long path from information to action, but young people have a crucial role in changing the economic and environmental paradigms. This publication (in Portuguese) summarises the discussions held at the Lisbon Talk jointly organised with the Oceano Azul Foundation, in which participated Paul Rose, Tiago Pitta e Cunha and moderated by Raquel Vaz Pinto.


Lisbon Talk 1/2018: Fragile States or states of fragility?

23.11.2018

The debate about fragility contexts has unfolded with the certainty that peace, security and development are closely intertwined. The publication (in Portuguese) summarises the speeches and debates held at tha Lisbon Talk jointly organised with the g7+, in September 2018. Jorge Moreira da Silva and Hélder Costa were the speakers, and Cândida Pinto the moderator.


Lisbon Talk 2/2017: Transições Energéticas

12.02.2018

The debate about energy transitions and ongoing geopolitical changes is important for a better understanding of the factors underpinning global development. This publication presents the speeches of Carlos Pimenta and António Costa Silva, and summarises the debates on energy transitions held in Lisbon in July 2017 (in Portuguese).


Book: 2nd Lisbon Conference on the Globalisation of Development

12.02.2018

This publication summarises the interventions and debates of the 2nd Lisbon Conference (both in Portuguese and English), held in May 2016, ranging from sustainability to security, from geo-economic reconfigurations to global trade, from the European Union's crises to Portugal's role in these challenging context.


Lisbon Talk 1/2017: Diplomacia Científica

12.02.2018

This is the publication of the 1st Lisbon Talk held in May 2017, focused on Science Diplomacy. The presentation of the European Commissioner Carlos Moedas ("The role of Science Diplomacy on Peace and Development") and a summary of the debates are available in this publication (in Portuguese).


Book: 1st Lisbon Conference on Global Development

12.02.2018

This book presents the speeches and debates of 1st Conference, held in 2014 (both in Portuguese and English). Among the issues discussed were the relevance of the North-South dichotomy, the impact of the financial crisis or the effect of emerging economies on the international system, the contradiction between the increase of the rich-poor gap and the reduction of poverty, as well as the challenges arising from security threats.



Lisbon Talk 05/2022 | “The Winter is Coming”: Energy urgency versus Climate urgency

21.08.2023

Summary of the Lisbon Talk on the future of climate and energy transitions, particularly in Europe (in Portuguese).


Lisbon Talk 04/2022 | War in Ukraine: Strategic implications at global and European levels

21.08.2023

Summary of the Lisbon Talk on the Ukraine war's strategic implications in the world and in Europe (in Portuguese).


Lisbon Talk 3/2022 | War in Ukraine: Contexts and Realities

21.08.2023

Summary of the Lisbon Talk on the origins, historic contexts and progress in the war in Ukraine (in Portuguese).


Lisbon Talk 2/2022 | War in Ukraine: A milestone for a new security world order?

21.08.2023

Summary of the Lisbon Talk on the impacts of the war in Ukraine in security and the international order (in Portuguese).


Lisbon Talk 1/2022 | AU-EU Summit: and now what?

21.08.2023

On this Lisbon Talk, the researchers Fernando Jorge Cardoso, Lidet Tadesse and Ottilia Maunganidze discussed with the senior executive of ECDPM Geert Laporte the main outputs and follow-ups of the AU-EU Summit that took place on the 17th and 18th February 2022 in Brussels, Belgium.


Lisbon Talks 4/2021: Sobre o Futuro da Europa

16.05.2021

Summary of the Lisbon Talk on the future of Europe (in Portuguese).


Lisbon Talks 3/2021: Turkey - EU relations in a complex neighbourhood

03.05.2021

Summary of the Lisbon Talk on the relations between Turkey and the European Union (in Portuguese)


Lisbon Talks 2/2021: Guerra em Cabo Delgado: O papel dos atores externos

03.05.2021

Summary of the Lisbon Talk on the war in Cabo Delgado and the role of external actors (in Portuguese)


Lisbon Talks 1/2021: AU-EU 2021 Summit: Consensus and Tricky Issues

03.05.2021

Summary of the debate on the next African Union-European Union Summit, with Tanya Cox, Christine Hackenesch, Faten Aggad, and moderated by Clara Carvalho.


Lisbon Talk 3/2020: Guerra na Etiópia: implicações regionais e globais

20.04.2021

Summary of the debate on the regional and global implications of conflict in Ethiopia (in Portuguese)


Lisbon Talk 2/2020: Desafios Europeus da Cooperação no Âmbito da Presidência Portuguesa

25.01.2021

Summary of the debate on Development Cooperation Challenges of the EU, in the scope of the Portuguese EU Couoncil Presidency, with Portuguese Members of the European Parliament (in Portuguese)


Lisbon Talk 1/2020: Football and Politics in the Global Context

09.03.2020

Summary (in Portuguese) of the debate on football and politics in the international context, held in 30th January 2020 in the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry - CCIP, with Simon Kuper, Raquel Vaz-Pinto, and Vasco Mendonça as moderator.


Lisbon Talks 2017-2019

06.01.2020

This publication (in Portuguese) presents the Lisbon Talks held in 2017-2019, including a summary of the presentations and debates. The issues addressed range from energy transitions to democracy and resilience, state fragility, geopolitics of the oceans, changes in Angola, China's foreign policy, the 2030 Agenda, the geopolitics of global change and the challenges of the EU integration process.


Lisbon Talk 3/2019 - European Union: new leadership, old policies?

02.12.2019

Summary (in Portuguese) of the debate about international and internal challenges of the European integration process, held in 15th November 2019 with the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry - CCIP, with Miguel Poiares Maduro and Marina Costa Lobo as speakers and Bernardo Ivo Cruz as moderator.


Lisbon Talk 2/2019 - The Geopolitics of Global Change

19.08.2019

This brief summarises the debate on the linkages between global transformations, geopolitics and the environment/climate change, held with SPECO - Portuguese Ecological Society on the 29th July 2019. Miguel B. Araújo, Helena Freitas, Bernardo Ivo Cruz and José Manuel Félix Ribeiro were the speakers and the session was moderated by the journalist Leonídio Paulo Ferreira.


Lisbon Talk 1/2019 - The 2030 Agenda: is it feasible?

22.02.2019

The 2030 Agenda is not only feasible but also achievable. This brief (in Portuguese) summarises the session held on 11th February 2019 in partnership with Camões - Cooperation and Language Institute I.P. and UCCLA - Union of Portuguese-speaking Capital Cities, with the participation of Macharia Kamau and Bernardo Ivo Cruz, and moderation by Cristina Peres.


Lisbon Talk 5/2018: China's Foreign Strategy and Europe

12.12.2018

China and Europe are divided by mentalities and approaches, but united by opportunities. This publication (in Portuguese) summarises the Lisbon Talk jointly organised with CCIP - Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, with the participation of Jie Yu and Paulo Portas, and moderated by Raquel Vaz-Pinto.


Lisbon Talk 4/2018 - Angola: which changes?

29.11.2018

Economic reforms entail political risks, but are crucial and urgent to respond to the huge challenges faced by Angola. This publication (in Portuguese) summarises the speeches and debate held at the Lisbon Talk organised with UCCLA, in november 2018, with Alex Vines, Luís Todo Bom and moderated by Ricardo Alexandre.


Lisbon Talk 3/2018: Democracy and Resilience

26.11.2018

In democracy-building and crisis, the response should be the reinforcement of civic-political participation. This publication (in Portuguese) presents the summary of speeches and debates held at the Lisbon Talk organised with the g7+, with Jorge Sampaio, Xanana Gusmão and moderation by Ana Lourenço.


Lisbon Talk 2/2018: Sustainability and Geopolicy of the Oceans

23.11.2018

Speakers emphasized that there is a long path from information to action, but young people have a crucial role in changing the economic and environmental paradigms. This publication (in Portuguese) summarises the discussions held at the Lisbon Talk jointly organised with the Oceano Azul Foundation, in which participated Paul Rose, Tiago Pitta e Cunha and moderated by Raquel Vaz Pinto.


Lisbon Talk 1/2018: Fragile States or states of fragility?

23.11.2018

The debate about fragility contexts has unfolded with the certainty that peace, security and development are closely intertwined. The publication (in Portuguese) summarises the speeches and debates held at tha Lisbon Talk jointly organised with the g7+, in September 2018. Jorge Moreira da Silva and Hélder Costa were the speakers, and Cândida Pinto the moderator.


Lisbon Talk 2/2017: Transições Energéticas

12.02.2018

The debate about energy transitions and ongoing geopolitical changes is important for a better understanding of the factors underpinning global development. This publication presents the speeches of Carlos Pimenta and António Costa Silva, and summarises the debates on energy transitions held in Lisbon in July 2017 (in Portuguese).


Lisbon Talk 1/2017: Diplomacia Científica

12.02.2018

This is the publication of the 1st Lisbon Talk held in May 2017, focused on Science Diplomacy. The presentation of the European Commissioner Carlos Moedas ("The role of Science Diplomacy on Peace and Development") and a summary of the debates are available in this publication (in Portuguese).



Publication of the Conference "Security: from Europe to the Indo-Pacific"

07.03.2024

One year after the international conference "Security: from Europe to the Indo-Pacific", this publication summarises the debates held and addresses some of the main challenges and threats to international security, including the impacts of the war in Ukraine, the geopolitical relevance of the Indo-Pacific region, the challenging dynamics in energy and food systems, and the role of multilateralism in an increasingly divided world.


5th Lisbon Conference: Into e new World Order?

18.09.2023

This publication summarises the interventions and debates of the 5th Lisbon Conference, held on October 13-14, 2022, at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Major events are accelerating global transformations in the political, security, economic, social, technological, environmental spheres. Covid-19 and the war in Ukraine are two of such events, that add to others which might reverse huge achievements such as getting out millions from extreme poverty or jeopardizing climate agreements. At the dawn of the third decade of the 21st century, global and regional power competition for hegemony is becoming harsher, multilateralism is eroding, tensions and multipolar initiatives flourish, and a still diffuse new reality is on the making


II Conference on State Fragility 2021 | Pandemics, Vaccination and Solidarity: Implications in Fragile Countries

26.06.2023

The 2nd Conference on State Fragility, organised by g7+ and Clube of Lisbon, in June 2021, addressed the effects of the pandemic on fragile states.


Powering the World While Preserving the Planet | eBook

23.03.2023

This bilingual publication (PT/EN) summarises the interventions and debates at the conference “Powering the World While Preserving the Planet", held in Lisbon on the 21st and 22nd of February, 2022. The themes focused on the intimate relationship between power generation and climate change, the balance between fossil fuels and renewables, the importance of the Ocean as a climate stabiliser, as well as on the geopolitics of energy transition and public policies.


The Ocean that Belongs to All | eBook

04.01.2022

This bilingual publication (PT/EN) summarises the interventions and debates at the online conference "The Ocean that Belongs to All", held on the 22nd and 23rd of February, 2021. The Conference aimed at contributing to Ocean Literacy by raising public awareness of the sustainable global agenda, enabling people to better understand and be able to influence the role and action of decision-makers on matters regarding the peaceful and sustainable use of maritime resources.


Summary of the Conference "The Ocean that Belongs to All"

23.09.2021

This publication summarises the issues addressed at "The Ocean that Belongs to All", an online conference held on the 22nd and 23rd of February 2021, with the objective of contributing to Ocean literacy and of signaling the beginning of the United Nations (UN) Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. The event was organised by the Club of Lisbon with the cooperation of the Embassy of Japan in Portugal, in collaboration with the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), in partnership with the Oceano Azul Foundation, the Instituto Hidrográfico Português and the Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA) Portugal and with the support of Câmara Municipal de Lisboa and Instituto Marquês de Valle Flôr (IMVF).


Book on the 4th Lisbon Conference: The Acceleration of Global Change and how the pandemic is affecting it

19.05.2021

This publication summarises the interventions and debates of the 4th Lisbon Conference. The online event, which took place between September 30th and October 2nd 2020, was organised around a set of themes that have governed some of the dominant concerns of the international agenda, from issues of geopolitics and development, to technology and security, to sustainability and behavioural transformations due to the pace of change and the fear of the unknown.


Conferences on State Fragility: Natural Resources for Resilience and Development

02.11.2019

This publication summarises the discussions in the 1st Conference on State Fragility, held on the 25th June 2019 in Lisbon and co-organised by the Club of Lisbon and the g7+. The sessions focused on the challenges faced by conflict-affected and fragile countries, particularly regarding the effective management and governance of natural resources. (Publication in English)


Book: 3rd Lisbon Conference - Development in an Age of Uncertainty

19.02.2019

Read the speeches and summaries of the debates held at the 3rd Lisbon Conference, with a comprehensive agenda of major international themes that affect our societies and our future. From geopolitics to security, from globalization to the planet’s sustainability, from global development to European Union’s challenges.


Book: 2nd Lisbon Conference on the Globalisation of Development

12.02.2018

This publication summarises the interventions and debates of the 2nd Lisbon Conference (both in Portuguese and English), held in May 2016, ranging from sustainability to security, from geo-economic reconfigurations to global trade, from the European Union's crises to Portugal's role in these challenging context.


Book: 1st Lisbon Conference on Global Development

12.02.2018

This book presents the speeches and debates of 1st Conference, held in 2014 (both in Portuguese and English). Among the issues discussed were the relevance of the North-South dichotomy, the impact of the financial crisis or the effect of emerging economies on the international system, the contradiction between the increase of the rich-poor gap and the reduction of poverty, as well as the challenges arising from security threats.