CIFE Executive Training: Fragile states, weak institutions and governance

CIFE is proud to announce the launch of its Executive Training Fragile states, weak institutions and governance - Strategy and policy challenges to stem mass (e)migration, brain drain and capital flight! 
Participants will be afforded the opportunity to address and discover the early warning signs of state collapse, assess the causes and consequences of institutional weakness as well as analyse the wide range of suitable policy responses, while participating in cross cultural debates led by seasoned professionals in the field. 

Main takeaways: 

  • identifying early warning signals of failed states
  • assessing the causes and consequences of institutional weakness
  • analysing the range of suitable policy responses
  • identifying sources of reliable data
  • participating in challenging cross-cultural debates

Download the detailed programme flyer

To receive the detailed programme contact:

Location: Nice (France)
Date: 25 and 26 October 2019 
Working language: English

- 750 € (regular rate, including the welcome dinner)
- 550 € (special rate for CIFE Alumni, including the welcome dinner)

To pre-register and be contacted by us click here




Programme Lead

Michel-Henry Bouchet
Michel-Henry Bouchet is Distinguished Global Finance Professor at SKEMA Business School and Strategy Adviser of investment funds. He specializes in global financial issues and country risk assessment. Dr. Bouchet (IEP Paris, Master and Pd.D. USC) has held high-level positions in international banking, including at BNP, the World Bank, and the Institute of International Finance in Washington, D.C., until being CEO of Owen Stanley Financial SA. See also Michel-Henry's blog.

Arnaud Leconte
Arnaud Leconte is Programme Director at CIFE of the Joint Master in Global Economic Governance and Public Affairs and former Senior Analyst at Wall Street Systems.



Thierry Apoteker
Thierry Apoteker is Chairman & Chief Economist of TAC Consulting, specialising in country risk issues and macroeconomic analysis. Graduated from HEC and Doctorate in Monetary Economics University Paris Dauphine). At Banque Indosuez (now Credit Agricole Indosuez / Calyon/ CACIB), he set up the country risk division before becoming the bank's chief economist and head of the Research Department. Thierry is a frequent lecturer on international economics in many academic institutions (HEC, IGR, ENSAI), as well as in international conferences.

Jean-Louis Arcand
Jean-Louis Arcand is Professor of International Economics and Head of International Economics Department at the Graduate Institute Geneva.
His areas of expertise are agriculture, land and rural development; decentralisation policies; development, cooperation and aid policies; global health governance;redistribution policies, social inequalities, poverty. He is an expert in the regions of Subsaharan Africa, Middle East and North Africa.

Laurence Fabre
Laurence Fabre has practiced as a lawyer specialising in business criminal law. She is currently responsible for Transparency International's private sector programme. As such, she assists companies in the implementation of their integrity policies and coordinates the network of member companies of the "Forum des Entreprises Engagées". She is also in charge of the training programme for companies and higher education institutions within Transparency.
Laurence is a lecturer at Sciences-Po Paris and at the University of Nanterre.

Jean-Marie Rousseau
Jean-Marie Rousseau is currently working as an independent consultant in Brussels in Territorial Intelligence and Regional Innovation Strategies [TAO-ITINeRIS]. He has contributed to many reports for international institutions and national or regional governments all over the world, including Europe, Mediterranean countries, South-America and China.