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2023 Consular Conversations: France

May 25 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Global Atlanta on Thursday, May 25, for another interview in the Consular Conversations series presented by Miller & Martin PLLC, featuring Anne-Laure Desjonquères, Consul General of France in Atlanta.

The discussion will include a one-on-one interview with the Global Atlanta Managing Editor, Trevor Williams, followed by a moderated audience Q&A.

A follow-up of the event will be published in an article following the discussion. Consular Conversations Annual Pass holders will have exclusive access to a post-event recording of the discussion.

Discussion Topics Include:
-Relaunch of Nice flights and summer travel season
-La French Tech designation and recent investments
-France-Atlanta and the consulate’s focus on science and innovation
-University partnerships and French language promotion
-Villa Albertine residencies and French cultural outreach elevating diverse voices in Atlanta
-Delta’s return to Normandy for US veterans and France’s Legion of Honor designations across the South
-France’s foreign policy, role in Asia and mediating the Ukraine conflict
-Olympic connections? Paris 2024 and Atlanta 1996
…and more.

Meet Our Speaker:

Anne-Laure Desjonquères is a career diplomat who joined the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEFA) in 2006.

Before being appointed Consul General of France in Atlanta, she was the head of the division of European Union law and international economic law in the Legal Affairs Department of the MEFA since 2018.

She served as head of the Press & Communication Office at the French Embassy in New Delhi (India) from 2015 to 2017, and as political advisor on domestic and African policy issues at the French Embassy in Pretoria (South Africa) from 2012 to 2015.

She was also a desk officer in the Strategic Affairs Department, in charge of nuclear disarmament issues from 2010 to 2012, and a legal consultant in European Union law in the Legal Affairs Department from 2006 to 2009.

A former student of the French National School of Administration (ENA) and of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Ulm), she graduated from Sciences Po in Paris and from the University of Paris-IV Sorbonne (Master’s Degree in History of International Relations).


May 25
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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