France-UAE: Genesis of a Relationship
If France has strong historical relationships with North Africa, the “Levant” region (Syria, Lebanon Palestine) and Egypt, it has also developed, in a more recent history, strong strategic partnerships with the UAE. Under the impulsion of his Highness the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the two countries have developed several partnerships in the fields of economy, security, energy, environment, tourism and education leading to the opening of French-Emirati prestigious institutions such as Sorbonne Abu Dhabi and the Louvre Abu Dhabi. This conference presents the key stones of this relationship.
Speakers: Agnès Levallois and Dr. William Gueraiche
Wednesday 28th February 2018
From 6:30pm to 8:00pm
The Sorbonne Abu Dhabi “Talking Series” allows in-depth conversations with experts on a variety of contemporary topics in the fields of Sciences, Geography, History, Sociology, Philosophy, Law, Art History and Performing Arts.
In cooperation with CEFAS and Institut Français in the UAE
This event is under the label “French-Emirati Cultural Dialogue 2018”.
Amphitheater Robert de Sorbon
Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Al Reem Island
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