Conducted in partnership with the Revue Politique et Parlementaire, the Table Ronde series is designed to provide information, updates and analysis for diplomats and other professionals on current issues in French domestic and foreign policy.




The French and their companies in a european context


Thibault Lanxade

Vice-president, Medef

President of "Pôle Entrepreneuriat et Croissance"


Jérôme Sainte-Marie
President, PollingVox



Jean-Claude Cousseran, Directeur général de l’ADI
Bertrand Cluzel, Directeur de la RPP


May 23, 2014






A Ten-Year Perspective on France


Jean Pisany-Ferry

General Commissioner on Strategy and Perspective



October 2, 2013

from 8.30-10.00




Tunisia: Economic Impact & Perspectives of the Arab Spring

Chedly Ayari
Governor, Tunisia Central Bank


Christian de Boissieu
Professor, Université de Paris I
Member, Collège de l'Autorité des Marchés Financiers

March 6, 2013



France: Competitiveness & Attractiveness

Nicole Bricq
Minister for External Trade, France

February 11, 2013



Y a-t-il aujourd'hui un modèle de démocratie?:
Le vouloir vivre ensemble, en France et dans le monde


Is there a model of democracy today?:

Wanting to live together, in France and in the world

Jean-Paul Delevoye
President, Conseil Economique, Social et Environnemental

March 16, 2011




Economic & Geopolitical Crisis

Christian de Boissieu
President, Conseil d'Analyse Economique

Simon Petermann
Professor, University of Liège and Brussels

February 8, 2011



Reshuffling of the Ministers & French Public Opinion

Dominique Paille
Political Advisor, President Nicolas Sarkozy

December 9, 2010
  France wants to attract more students, laboratories and investors
The French policy: a strategic turn

David Appia
President of the AFII
Ambassador in charge of international investments

Jérôme Sainte-Marie
Deputy Director, ISAMA

Jean-Claude Cousseran
Secretary General, ADI

Bertrand Cluzel
Director, RPP

October 8, 2010



The "Partners of France" Cycle:
France-Brazil advantages and perspectives

His Excellency José Mauricio Bustani
Ambassador of Brazil in France

Antoine Pouillieute
Member of the Conseil d'Etat
Former Ambassador of France in Brazil

Jacques Veyrat
Director-General, Louis Dreyfus SAS

April 8, 2010

Elections régionales 2010:
Un scrutin sans surprise?

Regional Elections 2010:
An unsurprising vote? 

Dominique Paille
Spokesman of UMP and Political Advisor to the President of the French Republic

Jérôme Sainte-Marie
Associate Director of Institut d'Etudes Politiques, ISAMA

Gérard Le Gall
Politologist and Member of the Conseil Economique, Social et Environnemental

Jean-Claude Cousseran
Secretary General, ADI

Bertrand Cluzel
PhD in Economic Science, Director of RPP

March 10, 2010






The French Presidency of the European Union and the Georgian Issue

Roland Galharague
Director, Continental Europe Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

September 1, 2008
Conference off the record



The G20 and the social situation in France

Christian de Boissieu
President of the Conseil d'analyse économique auprès du Premier Ministre
Professor, Université de Paris I

Patrick Jarreau
Journalist and Editor of Le Monde

Jérôme Sainte-Marie
Associated Director of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques ISAMA

April 2, 2009



Risque de protectionnisme?

NATO - French Overseas Departments and Territories: 
Risk of protectionism? 

Jacques Delpla
Member of the Conseil d'analyse économique auprès du Premier Ministre

Jacques Soppelsa
President of the Académie internationale de géopolitique

Gaël Sliman
Director of BVA Opinion

March 4, 2009
  January 2009: Economic & Financial Crisis, Russia/ Ukraine, Gaza

Christian de Boissieu
President, Conseil d'analyse économique
Professor, Université de Paris I

Jérôme Sainte-Marie
Associate director, Institut d'Etudes Politiques ISAMA

Mikhaïl Lebedev
Docteur de l'Institut des relations internationales of Moscow
General delegate, Centre de politique internationale, Sorbonne University

January 27, 2009