Reception in honour of the exhibition When doing is saying at the Palais de Tokyo by Angelica Mesiti
Monday, 8th April 2019
The Australian Embassy had the pleasure of organizing a reception to launch Angelica Mesiti’s exhibition When doing is saying at the Palais de Tokyo. A fabulous exhibition giving a great reflection on nonverbal communication through an immersive journey making the visitor a real player in this artistic experience.
Barbecue with the Australian Men’s Sevens
Thursday, 30thApril 2019
H.E. Mr. Brendan Berne had the great pleasure of sharing a traditional barbecue with the Australian Men's Sevens on the eve of the last World Rugby Sevens stage’s kick-off held in Paris. A particularly successful evening that we hope will have given strength to these rugbymen!
“Women in Leadership” Conference
Tuesday, 4th June 2019
H.E. Mr. Brendan Berne hosted a round table about “Pathways to power”, in the presence of four high level speakers: Sylvie Kauffmann, editorial director of the newspaper Le Monde; Sonia Krimi, Member of Parliament; Dana Purcarescu, Chief of the Situation Center of the Crisis and Support Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; and Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, former Minister and General Director Global Affairs at Ipsos. Feminism, unconscious prejudices, sexism at work, metoo movement ... the topics were all more interesting than the others.
This event was undoubtedly one of the highlights of the year for the Embassy: organized in the residence of the Ambassador, this conference reaffirmed once again France’s as well as Australia’s commitment in favor of gender equality.
Celebrating the release of Holly Ringland's novel
Tuesday, 11th June 2019
In the presence of the author and the publishing house Mazarine, the Australian Embassy participated in the launch of The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart (French version) written by the Australian Holly Ringland. An unforgettable moment of literary exchanges.
Bernard Salt talk
Tuesday, 30th July 2019
Bernard Salt, Australian Demographer, gave a conference at the Embassy untitled « The Decade Ahead – Demographic and social forces shaping France and Australia in the 2020’s ». An interesting analysis of the challenges that France and Australia will have to face in the coming years.