Franco-German Relations – At the Centre of European Cooperation

Open seminar hosted by the Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland in collaboration with the embassies of France and Germany, Monday 22 January 12:00 – 13:00 in Veröld room 008 at the University of Iceland

Franco-German Relations – At the Centre of European Cooperation

At the occasion of the anniversary of the signing of the Élysée Treaty, which founded the post-World-War-II French-German relations, the Ambassadors of Germany, Herbert Beck and France, Graham Paul, will discuss the unique relationship between the two countries and their combined efforts towards further collaboration in Europe.

The Élysée Treaty is often considered the cornerstone of stability in Europe covering relations between the two nations in the field of foreign policy, defence and education.

Jón Atli Benediktsson, rector of the University of Iceland, will introduce the Ambassadors and moderate the seminar.

The seminar is held in English and open to all.