EU Ambassador

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EU Ambassador David O'Sullivan

The French-American Chamber of Commerce and the European Chambers joined David O’Sullivan, Ambassador of the European Union to the United States, during his first official visit to the State of Delaware in Wilmington on January 28th. Ambassador O’Sullivan addressed the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership — the world’s largest free trade agreement, and how current events such as the migration crises across Europe and the upcoming US Presidential election will influence trade between the EU and the US.

This event was held at

 

Hercules Plaza

The Atrium

1313 N. Market Street

Wilmington, DE 19801

AGENDA

 

5:00 pm      Registration & Networking

 

5:30 pm      Welcome Remarks & Introductions

 

                   Rhett Workman, BABC President

                   Keynote Speaker:

                   David O’Sullivan

                   European Union Ambassador to the United States

 

6:00 pm      Questions & Answers

 

6:10 pm      Networking

 

7:00 pm       Event Concluded

 

MEET OUR SPEAKER

 

David O’Sullivan assumed his current position as European Union Ambassador to the United States in November 2014. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer of the European Union’s External Action Service (2011-14); as Director General for Trade (2005-10); and as Secretary General of the European Commission (2000-10). He began his diplomatic career in the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and later served in the EU Delegation to Japan. He is an Irish citizen, a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, and is married with two children.

 

 

ABOUT THE EUROPEAN UNION

The Washington, DC Delegation of the European Union works in close coordination with the Embassies and Consulates of the 28 EU Member States. The Delegation is a full-fledged diplomatic mission, representing the European Union in dealings with the US government. It promotes EU policies in the US, which includes presenting and explaining EU actions to the US Administration and Congress. By engaging with political actors, the media, academia, business, and civil society, the Delegation raises awareness of EU issues and concerns, and promotes the importance of the EU-US relationship among the American public. It also analyzes and reports on the political, social, and economic situation in the US to EU headquarters in Brussels. 

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