Pascal Boniface is the founding Director of IRIS (Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques). He is Professor of International Relations in the Institut d’Etudes européennes in the University of Paris-8. He has been the Director of “La revue internationale et stratégique” and the Editor of the yearbook “L’Année stratégique”. He is Secretary General of the Fondaction du football. He was a member of the UN Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters from 2001 to 2005 and member of the Advisory Board of the French Institute for Studies on the National Defence (since 1998). He was also member of the Haut Conseil pour la Coopération Internationale from 1999 until 2003. He has been made a Chevalier of the French award for distinguished services in public and private capacity. He is also Officier of the Legion of honour.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Football and its role in unifying the European public space
The Iron Curtain gave in when confronted with soccer, and that was only the beginning. Interview with Pascal Boniface.