“The Euro-Atlantic solidarity against terrorism” by Jeh Johnson & Bernard Cazeneuve

Thursday 8 November 2018 17h00 à 19h00
Amphithéâtre Emile Boutmy - 27 rue Saint-Guillaume 75007 Paris
Organized bySciences Po School of Public Affairs

Exceptional conference with Jeh Johnson, former United States Secretary of Homeland Security, Obama Administration, and Bernard Cazeneuve, former French Prime Minister.

Programme :

5:00pm – 5:10pm: Introduction by Frédéric Mion, President of Sciences Po.

5:10pm – 5:30pm: Foreword by Bernard Cazeneuve, presentation of Jeh Johnson.

5:30pm – 6:15pm: Speech of Jeh Johnson on “The Euro-Atlantic solidarity against terrorism”.

6:15pm – 7:00pm: Q/A with the audience.

Jeh Johnson is the former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Obama Administration (2013-2017).

He was the head of the third largest cabinet department of the U.S. government, consisting of 230,000 personnel and 22 components.

Johnson has now returned to practice law practice at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP in New York City. Johnson is also on the board of directors of the U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin.

Johnson is currently a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School and has lectured at the Oxford and Cambridge Unions, Westminster College, Harvard and Yale law schools, the National Defense University, the National War College, and all four U.S military academies. Since leaving public office in January 2017 Johnson has been asked to testify before Congress three times on the subject of cybersecurity.

Prior to becoming Secretary of Homeland Security, Johnson was General Counsel of the Department of Defense (2009-2012). In that position, Johnson is credited with being the legal architect for the U.S. military’s counterterrorism efforts in the Obama Administration. Prior to that, Johnson was General Counsel of the Department of the Air Force (1998-2001), and an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York (1989-1991).

Johnson is a graduate of Morehouse College (1979) and Columbia Law School (1982), and the recipient of nine honorary degrees.