Ambassador François Delattre was in Philadelphia on November 17 to support teachers of French at the conference of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), America's largest convention of language teachers.
The members of the PUF Grant Review Committee met on Friday June 29th, 2012 under the co-presidency of Professor Patrick Louchouarn, and Dr. Christophe Laux in order to choose the laureates among the 98 grant applications of the fifth call for projects.
For over sixty years, the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA) has trained more than 3,200 international students from all continents, recruited with the assistance of French embassies. One of the founding principles of these international cycles is to share points of view and experience, by combining classroom work and internships.
On October 22nd François Delattre, the Ambassador of France to the United States, was invited to Columbia University to discuss “The Current and Future State of Euro-American Relations in Times of Crisis”, in a conversation with Scott Barrett, Lenfest-Earth Institute Professor of Natural Resource Economics.
The team of the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) and Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) launched their website showing the history and curriculum of their research “21st Century Cuisine, Nutrition, and Genetics in F
On July 11, 2012, Antonin Baudry, the Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, hosted the Friends of the Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques and 2010 Fields Medal recipient Cédric Villani. Over breakfast, Villani gave a presentation of his work to an enthusiastic audience. Mr. Baudry welcomed the guests with the following speech.
On March 26th 2012, New York University and Université Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne signed an agreement strengthening ties between the two institutions. During the signing ceremony that took place at the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research in Paris, Presidents John Sexton and Jean-Claude Colliard, expressed their common goal to encourage the collaboration between their two universities.
François Delattre, newly appointed Ambassador to the United States, was interviewed March 23, 2011, about the cohesiveness of French/U.S. relations with respect to Libya on Piers Morgan Tonight (CNN). Are our two countries in collaboration or conflict as we respond to the crisis?