Ambassador Delattre Speaks about the 50th Anniversary of the Élysée Treaty

The Élysée Treaty at 50
February 1, 2013

Location: Georgetown University, Healy Hall, Riggs Library

12:00-12:45pm: "A French Perspective on the Transatlantic Partnership"

Keynote Speech with H.E. François Delattre, Ambassador of France to the United States


2:00-3:00pm: The Long View of the Franco-German Partnership

Chair: Eric Langenbacher (Georgetown University)
Yannis Karagiannis (Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals): The Élysée
Treaty and European Integration Theory

Francesca Vassallo (University of Southern Maine): Sarkozy and Merkel:
The Undeniable Relevance of the Franco-German Relationship

3:00-3:15pm: Coffee break

3:15-5:00pm: The Current State of Franco-German Relations

Chair: Jeff Anderson (Georgetown University)
Jean-Marc Trouille (Bradford University School of Management):
The Economic and Industrial Co-operation between France and
Germany – Assessment and Future Prospects
Joachim Schild (University of Trier): Leadership in Hard Times:
France, Germany, and the Euro Area Crisis
Colette Mazzucelli (New York University): Changing Partners at 50?
French Security Policy after Libya in Light of the Élysée Treaty

5:00-6:30pm:Reception, Presidents Room

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This event would not be possible without the support of the French Embassy Network of Centers of Excellence and the German Embassy.

French Embassy in the United StatesEmbassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Washington