Luncheon with Ambassador Nicolas de Rivière
The French-American Foundation hosted Nicolas de Rivière, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations, at a luncheon discussion with Young Leaders, Transatlantic Forum members, Board members, and friends of the Foundation.
Ambassador de Rivière addressed France’s role at the UN, the institution’s ongoing projects, the challenges it faces in the new decade, and the history of the UN as it enters its 75th anniversary.
Nicolas de Rivière: Nicolas de Rivière took office as Ambassador, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations in New York on 8th July 2019.
A graduate from the “Condorcet” class of French Ecole nationale d’administration (ENA), Nicolas de Rivière was previously Director General of Political and Security Affairs at the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (2014-2019). He also served as Assistant Secretary for United Nations, International Organizations, Human Rights and Francophonie (2011-2014) and Deputy Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations in New York (2009-2010).