The 2012-2013 season

  • Conferences@934: Contemporary Trends in the Art Market

    An insurer’s perspective on art theft and security. Wall Street Journal’s art market reporter, Kelly Crow, probed issues of art theft, evolving risks, art transit, and the effects of globalization on the art market, in conversation with Dr. Ulrich Guntram, global CEO of AXA Art, and Christiane Fischer, President and CEO for AXA Art in the Americas. AXA Art is the leading art insurer in Europe, America and Asia.

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  • Conferences@934: US Media’s Coverage of France

    The Consulate general of France in New York presents
    US Media’s Coverage of France
    Steven Erlanger
    London bureau chief for The New York Times, previous bureau chief in Paris
    Laure Mandeville
    Chief US (...)

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  • Conferences@934: A discussion on Pakistan

    The Consulate general of France in New York presents
    A discussion on Pakistan
    Christophe Jaffrelot
    Senior research fellow at Sciences Po Paris, research director at the CNRS, Professor at the King’s India (...)

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  • Conferences@934: Public health in France and the USA

    France voted the Universal health care coverage in 1999. In the US, the Affordable Care Act, enacted under President Obama, is also an effort to expand access to health care. If both our countries expand the right to health, our health care systems are challenged by the recent economic and financial crisis. Dr Fahs and Fulillove will compare and contrast how government funding in each nation is impacting on matters of public health and access to medical care.

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  • Conferences@934: French language in the United Nations

    French is one of the six official United Nations languages, along with English, Spanish, Chinese, Russian and Arabic. Thus, French is used in the meetings of the UN organs and is used in official documents. French is also, along with English, one of the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Moreover, the Permanent Representation of the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie to the United Nations organizes and monitors francophone presence at the UN. For this month’s conference, Stéphane Dujarric and Margaret Besheer will discuss French in the United Nations.

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  • Conferences@934: The environment and water policies

    On March 22nd, the international community celebrated the world water day. On this occasion, UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, recalled that “One in three people already lives in a country with moderate to high water stress, and by 2030 nearly half the global population could be facing water scarcity, with demand outstripping supply by 40 per cent”.

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  • Conferences@934: Gender equality in France

    On March 4th 2013, on the occasion of her visit to New York for the UN Commission on the Status of Women, the Minister of Women’s Rights and Government’s spokesperson, Ms Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, presented her point of view on the role of women in our society, at the Consulate General of France in New York.

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  • Conferences@934: Integration models and migratory policies in the US and in France

    Both the United States and France are lands of immigration. However, our two countries have developed different relations with their immigrants’ communities. Given the political, economic and social challenges at stake, the two speakers will share a cross-analysis of the different integration models and migration policies enforced in France and the United States.

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  • Conferences@934: The Challenges of the Jewish Community in France

    The tragic events in Toulouse and Montauban are here to remind us the challenges facing the Jewish community and the democratic societies. The 2 speakers, who are respected leaders of the Jewish Community in and in the <> will share their views on new steps and perspectives for the French Jewish community.

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  • Conferences@934 : from Matisse to Louise Bourgeois

    From Matisse to Louise Bourgeois: inside the intimate circles of 20th Century Masters.

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