EVENT: Elysée Treaty Celebration 2017

Guys, it’s that time of year again when we celebrate the signing of the Elysée Treaty – our speakers are now confirmed and we’re excited to announce it to you! So, read on and make sure you add the date to your diary!


Join the Consulate General of France in Atlanta, the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Atlanta, the Alliance Française d’Atlanta and the Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta for our annual celebration of the signing of the Elysée Treaty.

This year the theme will be “Europe, What’s Next? Elections in France and Germany. Join us as Maurin Picard, New York based correspondent for Le Figaro and Dr. Dieter Dettke of Georgetown University, share their perspectives on the subject.

Ready to sign up? Here’s what you need to know:

When: Thursday, February 2, 2017
Time: 7:30pm
Where: Alliance Française / Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta
Admission: Complimentary

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We look forward to seeing you there!

A little about the speakers:

Maurin Picard

Journalist and U.S. correspondent for Le Figaro, Le Soir, and Sud Ouest, Maurin Picard has covered American politics since 2011. He published “Metamorphosis of the United States: 1965-2015” with Ateliers Henry-Dougier and “Ordinary Heros” with Perrin Editions, both in 2016. He lives in New York with his family.

Dr. Dieter Dettke

Dr. Dieter Dettke is currently Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University. Dr. Dettke served as the U.S. Representative and Executive Director of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Washington from 1985 until 2006 managing a comprehensive program of Transatlantic cooperation. In 2006 he joined the German Marshall Fund of the United States as a Transatlantic Fellow and from September 2006 to June 2007 he was a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. His most recent book is “Germany Says ‘No’: The Iraq War and the Future of German Foreign and Security Policy,” published by the Woodrow Wilson Center Press and The Johns Hopkins University Press, Washington D.C. and Baltimore, 2009. Dr. Dettke is a foreign and security policy specialist, author and editor of numerous publications on German, European, and U.S. foreign and security issues. He studied Law and Political Science in Bonn and Berlin, Germany and Strasbourg, France and was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Washington in Seattle in 1967/68.


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