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France’s Priorities for Africa: The Sahel – Mali – G-5 Task Force

  • 2456 Rayburn House Office Building (map)

French Embassy Briefing for House Staff
France’s Priorities for Africa: The Sahel – Mali – G-5 Task Force

Thursday, March 28, 2019

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

2456 Rayburn House Office Building

Dear Colleague:

On behalf of the Congressional French Caucus, we are pleased to invite you to a briefing by the French Embassy on France’s activities in Africa.  Specifically, the focus will be on the Sahel, Mali, and the G-5 Task Force, where French, EU, American, and United Nations forces are deployed and working (often together) to combat terrorism, promote stability, and facilitate international development assistance.  After providing an overview, the embassy team will be available to answer any questions you might have.

Panelists include the following embassy officials:

·        Jean-Sébastien Conty - Political Counselor in charge of African and Western Hemisphere Affairs at the Embassy of France to the United States

·        Paul Zajac - Political Counselor at the Embassy of France in the United States

·        Captain Christophe Pasco – Deputy Defense Attaché in Washington DC

If you are interested in attending the event, joining the French Caucus, or have any questions, please contact Shestin Thomson in Congressman Keating’s office at shestin.thomson@mail.house.gov.