External Publications

Jun 03, 2019

Sustaining Multilateralism in a Multipolar World

What France and Germany Can Do to Preserve the Multilateral Order

While international multilateralism is under strain, it is vital for France and Germany to defend it, since it is the most appropriate system for preserving their interests – particularly in terms of welfare, security, prosperity and environmental protection. Against this backdrop, three political fields offer opportunities for joint initiatives: trade, conventional arms control and climate change.


Bibliographic data

Demesmay, Claire, Claudia Schmucker, Elvire Fabry, Carole Mathieu, and Eric-André Martin. “Sustaining Multilateralism in a Multipolar World.” June 2019.

Notes du Cerfa, No. 148, Ifri, June 2019, Claire Demesmay, Barbara Kunz, (ed.), 32 pp.