2012 PSIA Inaugural Lesson
The 2012 PSIA Inaugural Lesson was given by Laurent Fabius, French Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Une vision pour la France dans le monde
Thursday 6th September 2012
7:15pm – 8:45pm
With Laurent Fabius, French Minister of Foreign Affairs
Introduced by Hervé Crès, Professor of Economics, Sciences Po
Moderated by Ghassan Salamé, Dean of PSIA, Sciences Po
Laurent Fabius is presently the French Minister of Foreign Affairs. He has held many high-level positions in government, including Prime Minister (1984-1986), Minister of Industry and Research (1984), Minister of Finance (2000-2002), and President of the National Assembly (1988-1992 and 1997-2000), and National Deputy for the Socialist Party since 1978. Minister Fabius is a graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) and the National School of Public Administration (ENA). The author of six books, he is a specialist in economic and financial issues, European affairs, international relations as well as paintings and sculpture.
Read his speech given at the 2012 conference.
This conference will be delivered in French, but the question and answer session will welcome participation in both French and English.
Through lectures by highly distinguished guests on pressing global issues, PSIA is offering a vibrant platform for public debate in international affairs.