The 2014-2015 season
France and the United States, Two Models of Integration A conversation between
Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY)
Nancy Foner (...)
Sign in for the next Conference 934, which will focus on today Pakistan’s existantial challenges.
The first Conference 934 of the season 2015-2016, has focused on the impact of climate change on water and health
In anticipation of the global summit on Climate that will be held in Paris next December (COP21), the Consulate General of France in New York wished to organize a series of talks on climate change and the environment. After last month’s presentation by Ms. Laurence Tubiana, Luc Hardy has presented us his documentary, In the Pursuit of Endurance, which documents the effects of climate disruptions in Antarctica.
A few months before the United Nations Climate Change Conference which will be held in Paris in December 2015 (COP21), the Ambassador and Special Representative of Laurent Fabius for COP21, Laurence Tubiana, is traveling the world to make the upcoming event a success.
The United Nations Climate Change Conference to be held in Paris next December will be a decisive step in our global fight against climate change because it aims at striking a global climate agreement enabling us to limit global warming to below 2°C. Building on the work carried out at COP20 in Lima, a certain number of crucial decisions must be made.
French economist Jacques Attali has given his insights on the upcoming challenges for Europe and the United States in the years to come, pointing out the threats and discuss strategies to be adopted.
In September 2014, President François Hollande announced during the NATO Summit that France would take part in the coalition against ISIS, at the request of and in coordination with the Iraqi government.
A decade after Minister Dominique de Villepin’s speech at the United Nations, France will intervene in Iraq alongside the United States to combat the terrorist organization. For ten years, the foreign policies of our two nations in the Middle East have been a benchmark to assess the proximity, but also the discrepancies, which have manifested themselves between France and the United States.
For this second conference co-organized with the French-American Global Forum, Professor Robert Jervis, specialist of the CIA and political psychology, and Foreign Affairs Editor Gideon Rose will explore the different aspects of French-American cooperation in the Middle East.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won the last general elections, in May 2014, with an absolute majority thanks to the popularity of its leader, Narendra Modi. Six months after the formation of the new government a first assessment of its economic and foreign policies can be attempted.
Has India changed its course as dramatically as some of the supporters and opponents of Modi expected? In which areas have the transformations been the most dramatic?
This presentation will focus on the one hand on the relations of India with the other BRICS countries, Japan and the United States, and on the other on the lessons which can be drawn from the last budget, the attitude of India vis-à-vis the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the liberalization reforms.
Under negotiation for over a year, the Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a trade agreement project between the European Union and the United States. If successful, this project will establish the largest free-exchange zone in History and will have significant impact on the daily life of European and American citizens.
This second Conference@934 of the 2014-2015 season will allow each of us to understand the challenges and driving forces underlying such a treaty.
Over the course of five years as European Trade Commissioner and eight years spent at the head of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Pascal Lamy was a privileged witness of the trade and economic changes experienced in the European Union and the rest of the world. In conversation with Bill Saporito, a business journalist for TIME magazine, Pascal Lamy will give us his insights on the upcoming agreement as well as the challenges that globalization represents for France, Europe and the United States.
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