Speaker Series

French Priorities at the UN

Ambassador Gérard Araud, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations, will join the Foundation on May 1 to discuss French priorities and recent action at the United Nations - from Syria to stability in Africa to climate change.


Translation Prize

2013 Finalists

The French-American Foundation and Florence Gould Foundation announce the finalists for fiction and nonfiction translations from French to English published in 2013. Winners of the Translation Prize will be announced at a ceremony in New York on May 22, 2014.


Save the Date

2014 Annual Gala

Please join us at the Four Seasons Restaurant on June 11, 2014, in honoring Christophe Navarre, Moët Hennessy; Jean-François Decaux, JCDecaux SA; Robert O. Paxton, Columbia University; Alessia Lefébure, Alliance Program, and Sophie L'Hélias,The Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Center on Corporate Governance, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, for their contributions to the French-American relationship.  




Salon Dinner with Pascal Lamy

April 30th, 2014:

On April 30, the French-American Foundation will host a Private Salon Dinner with Pascal Lamy, former Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), who will discuss his new book, Quand la France s'éveillera (“When France Awakens”). 

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French Priorities at the United Nations with Gérard Araud

May 1st, 2014:

France was one of the founding members of the UN in 1945, and as a permanent member of the UN Security Council, France continues to play an active and vital role in all the diverse mandates and projects of the UN, from peacebuilding and security to human rights to environmental change to...

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27th Annual Translation Prize Awards Ceremony

May 22nd, 2014:

The French-American Foundation and the Florence Gould Foundation invite you to the 27th Annual Translation Prize Awards Ceremony at the Century Association in New York. The event will include a panel discussion that will focus on the role of small presses in publishing works in translation...

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Foundation News

Rokhaya Diallo

Director, journalist, and activist shares new documentary, Les Marches de la Liberté, at French-American Connection event.

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Network Profiles

Joanne Smith

Young Leader discusses work to promote gender equity and feature in new documentary exploring historic Anita Hill case.

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The inauguration of The French-American Piano, Inc will take place at the French Consulate on May 6. They are honoured to welcome Hélène Tysman, for her "Chopin and the French Impressionists" recital. On this occasion, the winner of the U.S Grant Competition will be announced...

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