Amb. Delattre’s Lecture at George Washington University
On November 14, Ambassador François Delattre gave a lecture at the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (IERES) of the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University. This conference was part of the Elliott School’s Ambassadors’ Forum and IERES’ Eurasian Leadership Series.
Amb. Delattre shared his views with the students on the new opportunities in French-U.S. and transatlantic relations. The Ambassador praised the economic cooperation between France and the U.S., noting that "France is one of the biggest foreign investors in the U.S." "The Transatlantic partnership is the backbone of today’s globalized economy," said Amb. Delattre.
Mr. Delattre defined “innovation,” “scientific collaboration and partnership with U.S. universities” as priorities of his action. The Ambassador also discussed a range of other topics, from the situation of the Euro zone to major diplomatic challenges such as Iran and Syria.
Amb. Delattre then took part in a conversation with the audience.
IERES director Peter Rollberg hosted the event together with Erwan Lagadec, Adjunct Professor of International Affairs at George Washington University. Read Erwan Lagadec’s biography here.
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