New Trends in the French American Relations

French Ambassador Jean-David Levitte


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USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences’ Dean Joseph Aoun hosted a conversation with French Ambassador Jean-David Levitte about new trends in French-American Relations.

Ambassador Levitte is currently serving as the French Ambassador to the United States. He has had a distinguished career in French diplomacy, having served on the staffs of two French presidents as well as holding various senior positions in the French Foreign Service.

Ambassador Levitte has held positions in China and the United Nations in both Geneva and New York offices.

Before being named ambassador in 2002, President Jacques Chirac appointed him as French Permanent Representative to the United Nations in 2000. Ambassador Levitte successfully handled several international negotiations, including resolution 1441 on Iraq.

This event was co-hosted by the USC Francophone Resource Center.

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