Kampala Geopolitics Conference

Institut des Relations Internationales et Stratégiques (Institute for International and Strategic Affairs)

IRIS is a public-interest association created in 1991 and a French think tank on geopolitical and strategic issues. It is the only international think tank to have been set up as a totally private initiative in an independent approach. IRIS activities cover: research, organisation of events and meetings, publishing and training.

The institute was created to contribute to research and public debate on strategic issues, a particularly underdeveloped domain in France; to provide independent expertise on current strategic developments; and to create a framework for dialogue among specialists from various professional and intellectual horizon.