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Embassy Hosts Conference Series on Transatlantic Relations

Embassy Hosts Conference Series on Transatlantic Relations

Published on November 30, 2012

From Nov. 27 to 29, the French-American Global Forum, a Washington-based organization dedicated to transatlantic relations, hosted a series of conferences and debates about “the North Atlantic Partnership in a Time of Global Crisis”.

The event took place La Maison Française, the French Embassy’s cultural venue in Washington D.C.

François Delattre, Ambassador of France to the United States, opened the first discussion which focused on “competitiveness and innovation in France and the U.S.” Other debates tackled various topics such as the Middle-East, the future of NATO and transatlantic cultural exchanges.

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The three-day event brought together prominent American and French figures, such as French writer and filmmaker Bernard-Henry Lévy, who presented his last documentary “The Oath of Tobruk.”

A final debate gathered a panel of experts including Mr. Lévy, European Union Ambassador to the U.S. Vale de Almeida, and U.S. Congressman Hank Johnson.

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