May 05, 2020

Ambassador Discussion: France’s Reponse to COVID-19


Zoom Webinar

On Tuesday, May 5 at 1:00pm ET, the French-American Foundation hosted a Zoom webinar on France’s response to the COVID-19 crisis with guest speaker Philippe Etienne, Ambassador of France to the US. The discussion was moderated by Pamela Falk, UN Resident Correspondent & CBS News Foreign Affairs Analyst. The event was free and open to the public.

Philippe Etienne: Philippe Etienne is the Ambassador of France to the United States. He previously held numerous posts within the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, notably including Ambassador of France to Romania (2002-2005), Director of the Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs (2007-2009), Permanent Representative of France to the European Union (2009-2014), Ambassador of France to Germany (2014-2017) and most recently, Diplomatic Adviser to the President (2017-2019).

Pamela Falk: Pamela Falk is a CBS News Foreign Affairs Analyst, based at U.N. Headquarters in New York City. Dr. Falk reports on air for CBS News Radio and CBS TV and writes for on the blogs Political Hotsheet and WorldWatch.