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French Series - US Election 2016: What is at stake for the transatlantic relationship?

  • La Maison Française at the Embassy of France 4101 Reservoir Road Northwest Washington, DC, 20007 United States (map)

The U.S Elections 2016:

What is at stake for the transatlantic relationship?

November 15, 5:30pm - 8pm

Transatlantic cooperation has been strengthened on many fronts during the last administration with permanent consultations at the highest level between European and American leaders to maximize convergence on political, economic and strategic issues. What is the position of the new American President in terms of foreign policy and what should Europe and France in particular expect in their relation with the new administration?

The French Embassy is pleased to invite you to this new French Series panel discussion event and gives you the opportunity to discuss this new phase in Transatlantic relationship with an off the record panel discussion featuring:

Frances Burwell: Vice President, European Union and Special Initiatives at the Atlantic Council


Manuel Lafont-Rapnouil: Head and Senior Policy Fellow of the European Council on Foreign Relations in Paris


Moderated by

Anne Gearan, Political Reporter at The Washington Post


Program of the evening:

5:30pm: Opening remarks from Anne Gearan

5:40 pm: Panel discussion

6:30 pm: Q&A session

7-8 pm: Cocktail


Frequently Asked Questions:

1) When do the doors open at the Embassy?

The doors for this event will open at 5 p.m.


2) What do I need to enter the Embassy?

You will need a valid photo ID


3) Can I park in the Embassy parking lot?

Unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate visitors in the Embassy parking lot. However, there is substantial space to park on the Embassy's street, Reservoir Road, as well a available parking across the street at Georgetown Hospital.


4) Are there any items that are not allowed at the Embassy?

Yes. Please be advised that for security reasons, Embassy staff and security services cannot allow large bags or backpacks to be brought onto Embassy grounds. Any large bags will be confiscated at the entrance gate before the owner can be granted entry.