Past Event

Will US Industrial Tech Policy Irrevocably Harm Transatlantic Ties?

April 19, 2023
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118 St., New York, NY 10027 15th Floor

The future of transatlantic relations is uncertain with tensions over technology, trade, and US industrial policy reinforcing the need for greater coordination and unity. With the war in Ukraine raging, fissures are emerging over the level of support given to Kyiv. Add to that disagreements over climate and energy policy, the sovereignty of supply chains, and the ‘reindustrialization’ of trade, and one has to wonder: are transatlantic ties headed for greater competition or cooperation? In view of the challenge posed by China and the war next door in Ukraine, how can Europe forge a more coordinated strategy with the US around technology and industry? In this George McGovern Lecture, Visiting Professor Philippe Etienne draws from his experience as Ambassador of France to the US to answer these and other questions.

Keynote Address:

Philippe Etienne is the George McGovern Visiting Professor of International and Public Affairs and former Ambassador of France to the United States

A fireside chat will follow with:

Julia Chatterley is an anchor and correspondent for CNN International and anchor of “First Move with Julia Chatterley.”

Sponsor: Columbia SIPA

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