At the Consulate

  • Check out the Pictures of the Consulate’s TechFest Party on December 2nd

    On December 2, the Consulate hosted a brand new kind of TechFest party in its salons. The FrenchTech New York gathered for a few games of table tennis and foosball.

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  • The Consulate is closed on Thanksgiving

    November is the time to be thankful, a time to remember and to embrace those who enrich our lives. We wish you a very happy and blessed Thanksgiving.

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  • The 90th Anniversary of the Residence 934 in review

    On November 18th, the Consulate General of France celebrated the 90th Anniversary of its residence at 934 Fifth Avenue, originally owned by Mr. Charles E. Mitchell.

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  • Meeting with French Biotech Businesses from MedStartup

    Journalists were invited to meet with a dozen companies, winners of the 2015 edition and future « success stories » from the 2016 edition.

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  • Win your ticket for the 90th anniversary of the Residence 934

    The Consulate will be celebrating the 90th Anniversary of the Residence 934 on Friday, November 18th 2016 at 6.30pm. Win your ticket.

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  • French Tech Club: NYC’s Policies in the digital field

    The fourth Edition of the New York French Tech Club took place on March 26th at the Consulate with Minerva Tantoco, NYC’s CTO, and Ed Zimmerman, Founder & Chair of Lowenstein Sandler.

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  • Digital Breakfast #5

    On December 12th, in partnership with French Founders, the Consulate General organized its fifth Digital Breakfast, bringing together professionals from French Tech New York. As part of the event, Mr. Sylvain Zimmer and Mr. Philippe Berdugo presented their start-ups, Pricing Assistant and Wellbots.

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  • Harlem Academy Dinner

    On November 17, 2014, for its fifth edition and its fourth consecutive year, our now-traditional gala dinner benefitting the Harlem Academy drew a wide, warm audience. Tim Speiss led an auction featuring mostly wines and champagnes.

    In his opening remarks, Mr. Bertrand Lortholary, Consul General of France, hailed the relationship that unites the African-American community and France, evoking an important but little-known episode of our shared history, the “Harlem Hell Fighters”, who fought alongside France during World War I. He made it a point to renew the Consulate’s support for the Harlem Academy.

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  • Digital Breakfast #4

    On Friday, November 21, The Consulate General organized a Digital Breakfast on the occasion of Cap Digital’s « Digital Roadshow ». This event brought together professionals from the French Tech NY group, and representatives from French companies planning to settle in New York.

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  • The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

    Under negotiation for over a year, the Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a trade agreement project between the European Union and the United States. If successful, this project will establish the largest free-exchange zone in History and will have significant impact on the daily life of European and American citizens.

    This second Conference@934 of the 2014-2015 season will allow each of us to understand the challenges and driving forces underlying such a treaty.

    Over the course of five years as European Trade Commissioner and eight years spent at the head of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Pascal Lamy was a privileged witness of the trade and economic changes experienced in the European Union and the rest of the world. In conversation with Bill Saporito, a business journalist for TIME magazine, Pascal Lamy will give us his insights on the upcoming agreement as well as the challenges that globalization represents for France, Europe and the United States.

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