Program retains Toulouse, adds Newcastle. Startup applicants sought in Atlanta’s strategic industries — aerospace, smart cities, cybersecurity and financial technologies
French companies in Georgia employ nearly 18,000 people through their investments, according to data compiled in May and released recently by the French Embassy in Washington. The economic department at the embassy mixed U.S. government stats and corporate data into a state-by-state analysis of the French “economic footprint” in the U.S. The effort seems aimed […]
Political alliances may be forged by historical circumstances as much as by common economic objectives. That seemed to be the message underlying French President Emmanuel Macron‘s invitation to U.S. President Donald Trump to attend Bastille Day celebrations this year in Paris. Louis de Corail echoed this sentiment when he addressed 150 representatives of French communities […]
French residents living in the Southeast can go to the polls in the second round of parliamentary elections for their representatives in the National Assembly on Saturday, June 17. This time they won’t have to choose from 18 candidates as they did on June 3. They will, however, perhaps face a dilemma. Instead of the […]
French citizens can go to the polls again in the Southeast on Saturday, June 3, to select from a choice of 18 candidates in the parliamentary elections that will determine the balance of power among France’s political parties in its National Assembly. The Consulate General of France in Atlanta has organized polling booths in Greenville, […]
Editor’s note: Atlanta-based writer Obinna Morton and artistic director Sue Schroeder contributed to the reporting and editing of this article. Europe has been deluged with refugees and immigrants spilling over the continent in numbers not seen since the end of World War II, due to the Arab Spring, the civil war in Syria and unstable governments in […]
DeShawn Dominique Jenkins, who previously headed up a yearlong series of Africa-focused programming in Atlanta, has been tapped as the new executive director of the Alliance Francaise in Atlanta, the organization has announced. After managing Africa Atlanta 2014 with Georgia Tech’s Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Ms. Jenkins worked to develop the college’s Global Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative. She then in 2015 moved […]
The World Affairs Council’s Europe Day luncheon on May 12 began with a focus on Germany but its scope inevitably widened to consider the state of the European Union generally and then even the EU’s relations with the rest of the world. The panelists at the luncheon held at the Commerce Club downtown including Detlev […]
While the official tally in France gave Emmanuel Macron more than 66 percent of the vote cast in the 2017 presidential election May 7, registered French voters who participated at the voting stations in the Southeast trounced Marine Le Pen with more than 90 percent of the votes cast for Mr. Macron. On the other […]
France is poised to go to the polls this Sunday in a highly anticipated presidential election in which some say the fate of the EU hangs in the balance. While the stakes are high, few expect a surprise outcome. Polls put newcomer Emmanuel Macron at a more than 60-40 favorite in a runoff with Marine Le Pen, the […]
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