French Minister Hélène Conway-Mouret’s official visit to Miami [fr]
Minister Delegate for French Nationals Abroad, Mrs. Hélène Conway-Mouret, will be in Miami on October 31st and November 1st 2013 on the occasion of the French Weeks Miami.
During the visit of the Minister, which is an integral part of the economic diplomacy developed by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the last two years, numerous highlights will emphasize French strengths and talents in the region.
In Miami, after a presentation focusing on the economic relations between France and the United States at the Florida International University (FIU) , Mrs. Conway-Mouret will address the French and American local business community, at a luncheon hosted by the French-American Chamber of Commerce of Miami (FACC).
On the ground, the Minister and the Ambassador of France to the United-States, François Delattre, will meet French companies established in Florida. They will also visit the construction site of the Port of Miami Tunnel, supervised by the French construction Group Bouygues, just a few months before its inauguration.
This elaborate structure highlights the very strong and current participation of French companies in the local economy.
This trip will also give the Minister the opportunity to meet the French community in Florida.
Alongside the Ambassador, the Minister will visit one of the schools that successfully developed an "International Studies" program allowing students in the city of Miami to study many subjects in French.
To discuss educational issues as well as any other issues affecting the French in their daily life in Florida, the Minister will also meet the representatives of all the French associations.
Finally, Mrs. Conway-Mouret will discuss with the main figures in Floridian politics and economy.
To learn more about the economic events of "French Weeks Miami" click here
Minister Delegate for French Nationals Abroad
Hélène Conway-Mouret was born on 13 September 1960 in Bône, Algeria.
Minister Delegate for French Nationals Abroad, attached to the French Minister of Foreign Affairs (21 June 2012)
• Senator for French nationals living abroad (25 Septemeber 2011)
• Secretary of the French National Assembly Foreign Affairs Committee and National Defence and Armed Forces Committee
• Member of the Parliamentary Delegation for the Rights of Women and Equal Opportunities between Men and Women
• Member of the Boards of the Institute of Higher National Defence Studies (IHEDN) and the Agency for French Education Abroad (AEFE)
Councillor at the Assembly of French Citizens Abroad (AFE) for the Dublin constituency (elected in 2000, re-elected in 2006)
• Co-founder of the Party of European Socialists (PES) Dublin section.
A university professor, Hélène Conway-Mouret headed the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) School of Languages for fourteen years.