AREAS OF RESEARCH

TOPICS

PROJECTS

ENERGY & CLIMATE

To better define the content and actions for an energy transition serving all Europeans, the JACQUES DELORS ENERGY CENTRE (JDEC): – provides national and European political and economic decision-makers with insights on energy transition issues – formulates political recommendations for actions to be implemented by public authorities.

FRANCE & GREEN DEAL

In the run-up to the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union (Jan.-June 2022) and the presidential and parliamentary elections, commit France to the Green Deal, both at European level and in French political decisions.

This Horizon2020 project funded by the European Commission aims to investigate the contribution of lifestyle changes and citizen engagement to decarbonisation in Europe and the achievement of the objectives of the Paris Agreement.

INNOVATION HUB

This Horizon2020 project focuses on energy efficiency, the improvement of which is a key element of the energy transition.

This Horizon2020 project aims to study and understand energy citizenship, understood as a desirable social construct to organise our future energy systems.

This Horizon2020 project sets up a financial support programme for access to renewable energy for households in fuel poverty. It will be adapted and implemented in 4 European cities and regions: Barcelona (ES), Communauté de Communes Cœur de Savoie (FR), Rome (IT) and Almada (PT).

EUROPE IN THE WORLD

Since 2015, the Jacques Delors Institute has participated in the Vision Europe Summit, a consortium of think-tanks and foundations that have come together to address urgent public policy challenges in Europe. Through jointly conducted research, it establishes a space for debate and issues recommendations to support the development of national and European public policies.

The Global Trade series is a collaboration between AIG and a number of international organisations with leading expertise in the field: Georgetown Law, Institute of International Economic Law; Chatham House; the Clingendael Institute; the International Chamber of Commerce; the Delors Institute; the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore; and the Bertelsmann Stiftung (Knowledge Partner) In 2021, the AIG Global Trade series plans to continue these important conversations by focusing on a wide range of the most important trade-related issues.

DEMOCRACY & CITIZENSHIP

The Académie Notre Europe offers free training to young people between the ages of 18 and 30, in order to train and guide these young people in an innovative approach to European issues, while offering a flexible and up-to-date educational programme.

The Jacques Delors Conference is the new annual flagship event of the Notre Europe Academy. Its objective is twofold. On the one hand, to raise awareness among young people, whether or not they are already familiar with European issues, by enabling them to better understand the European Union and its policies. On the other hand, to mobilise young people to express their expectations regarding the European project, while allowing them to make their voices heard.

The “Better Understanding Europe” book prize rewards authors whose works are genuine educational tools to better understand the foundations of Europe. It is intended for secondary school students, teachers and teacher trainers, and aims to encourage the general public and schoolchildren to discover books on Europe.

BEYOND SCHUMAN

The project focuses on the legacy of Robert Schuman’s 1950 declaration and its relevance for modern European societies through the political and intellectual contributions of Europe’s Founding Fathers such as B. Geremek (Poland), J. Delors (France), V. Havel (Czech Republic), J. Giedroyc (Lithuania), A. Spinelii (Italy).

ECONOMY & FINANCE

The EU IDEA project tries to find solutions so that the issue of differentiation is conducive to a more efficient, coherent and democratic EU, taking into account that it cannot be treated as an anomaly in the integration process.

WORKS PROGRAMME