6 to 7 dinner debates presided by Thierry de Montbrial, President of Ifri, are held each year around international key figures.
16 December - Dinner debate with Abdou DIOUF, former President of the Republique of Senegal, Secretiye general of the International Organisation of Francophony (OIF)
3 December - Dinner debate with Oleg DERIPASKA, President of RUSAL
1st December - Dinner debate with Paul MARTIN, former Prime Minister of Canada and Founder of G20
5 November - Dinner debate with Jean-Claude JUNCKER, President of Eurogroupe
26 October - Dinner debate with Gérard MESTRALLET, President of GDF SUEZ
23 June - Dinner debate with Günter OETTINGER, European Commissar to Energie (co-organised with RTE)
8 June - Dinner debate with H.R.H. Prince El Hassan Bin Talal of Jordania.
17 May- Dinner debate with General Stéphane ABRIAL, Commander of NATO's Allied Command Transformation (ACT).
19 April - Dinner debate with Irina BOKOVA, Director General of UNESCO
16 February - Luncheon debate with Miguel Angel MORATINOS, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Spain
October 7th, Dinner Debate with Abdhullah Gül, President of the Republic of Turkey
October 6th, Dinner Debate with Charles Rivkin, Ambassador of the United States of America to France
July 7th, Dinner Debate with Carlos Ghosn, President of Renault
June 3rd, Dinner Debate with Anwar Ibrahim, Chief of the Malaisian Opposition
May 25th, Dinner Debate with Juan Manuel Gomez-Robledo, Secretary of State to the Multilateral Affairs and the Human Rights of Mexico.
May 11th, Dinner Debate with Kang Man-Soo, Minister of Economy, South Korea
March 12th, Dinner Debate with Christine Lagarde, French Minister of Economy, Finance and Work
March 3rd, Dinner Debate with Amb. Edward Djerejian, Director and Founder of the James Baker III Institute for Public Policy
February 11th, Dinner Debate with Jean-Pierre Jouyet, President of the Autorité des Marchés Financiers
February 5th, Dinner Debate with General Karl W. Eikenberry, Vice President of the Military Committee of NATO in Brussels, former Commandant in Chief of the Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan