Ambassadors: Fifty Years of French-German Friendship

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Date/Time:Thursday, 07 Feb 2013 at 8:00 pm
Location:Great Hall, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
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Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:World Affairs Series
Categories:Lectures
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Francois M. Delattre is the ambassador of France to the United States and Peter Ammon the ambassador of Germany to the United States. The 2013 Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science; part of the World Affairs Series.

Francois M. Delattre was appointed Ambassador of France to the United States in February 2011 after serving as Ambassador of France to Canada (2008-11), Consul General in New York and Press and Communications Director at the French Embassy in Washington, D.C. Delattre served at the French Embassy in Germany in 1989-1991, where he was in charge of matters pertaining to the economic impact of Germany's unification and the environment.

Peter Ammon has served as ambassador of Germany to the United States since 2011. Prior to this posting, he served as state secretary at the Federal Foreign Office. From 2007 to 2008, he served as ambassador to France, having served previously as a career diplomat in London, Daker, and New Delhi. He also served as director general for Economics at the Federal Foreign Office, economic minister at the German Embassy in Washington, D.C., and head of policy planning and speech writer to the German president.