Ambassador McCourt presents her credentials to H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco

On March 16th,  2018, Ambassador Jamie McCourt, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America, presented her credentials to H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince. She was then welcomed to the residence of H.E. the Minister of State for a dinner hosted by H.S.H. Prince Albert II. Surrounding H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince, from left to ...
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“Mary Cassatt, an American impressionist in Paris”

On March 8th, 2018, Ambassador Jamie McCourt attended the opening of the first major retrospective “Mary Cassatt, an American impressionist in Paris” at the Jacquemart-André museum. Born into a wealthy family of American bankers with French origins, Mary Cassatt spent a few years in France during her childhood, continuing her studies at the Pennsylvania Fine Arts ...
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Ambassador Jamie McCourt’s visit to the Salon de l’Agriculture (annual agriculture trade show)

On February 26, 2018, for the first time Ambassador Jamie McCourt was at the Salon de l’Agriculture for a captivating visit of this vast showcase of French agriculture. This visit provided an opportunity to meet many actors of this activity and have a unique look at the dynamism and wealth of France’s heritage. France is ...
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Ambassador Jamie McCourt meets with Mounir Mahjoubi, State Secretary for Digital Technology

On February 16, 2018  Ambassador Jamie McCourt met with Mounir Mahjoubi, State Secretary for Digital Technology for the Prime Minister, to look at Franco-American cooperation in the digital economy and how digital technology promotes entrepreneurship and insertion that benefit society and the economy.
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Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson travels to Paris, France

Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson travels to London, Paris, Warsaw, and Davos January 21-27. On Tuesday morning, in Paris, the Secretary will meet with French Foreign Minister Le Drian to discuss Syria, Iran, Lebanon, Libya, DPRK, and Ukraine. The Secretary will participate in Paris in a signing ceremony for the launch of the International Partnership Against Impunity ...
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U.S. Businesses Lead the Way in the Fight Against Climate Change

U.S. Businesses Lead the Way in the Fight Against Climate Change Op-Ed by U.S. Ambassador to France and Monaco Jane D.  Hartley, the Huffington Post, November 4, 2016 If markets and businesses thrive on certainty, as the old adage goes, then they should be pleased with the latest developments on fighting climate change. For it ...
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What’s next for the Paris climate agreement?

It could have taken years. But after more than 190 countries signed the historic Paris climate agreement  in December 2015, bringing the accord into force took months. On October 5, enough countries had formally ratified the accord for the Paris agreement to go into effect. President Obama hailed the achievement, saying “ The world meets the moment. ” Does that mean the world is safe from the intense droughts, ...
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240th Anniversary of the Independence of the United States of America

This year, the culinary arts element of the festivities was a celebration of Franco-American friendship and consisted of thirty-four chefs, working with exclusively American products and in cooperation with the Ferrandi and Santos Dumont hotel schools. We would like to thank the Blois-Agglopolys Library and the community of Blois for allowing us to display an ...
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“America and France stand together”

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to France Jane Hartley at the 2016 American Independence Day Celebration, Paris, France,  June 27, 2016 Ministers, Ambassadors, Madame Prime Minister, Deputies, Senators, Generals, Mayors, Ladies and Gentlemen, Honored guests, dear friends and family, particularly my son, who’s here from London… Welcome…..bienvenue …..Je suis ravie de vous recevoir ce soir. It’s a ...
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Statement by Ambassador Jane D. Hartley on the Tragedy in Orlando

This afternoon, I had the honor of receiving President Hollande and Prime Minister Valls at the U.S. Embassy where the President signed a condolence book in memory of those people tragically killed yesterday in Orlando, Florida. The President and Prime Minister’s visit to express their personal sympathy and their country’s solidarity with the United States ...
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Ipsos Colloquium on French and U.S. Presidential Elections

U.S. Ambassador to France and Monaco, Jane D. Hartley, met with Henri Wallard, Ipsos deputy CEO, Brice Teinturier, Ipsos France deputy CEO and Clifford Young, U.S Public Affairs president at a seminar on the upcoming presidential elections in the United States and France. IPSOS’ professionalism and rigorous analysis were helpful to explore the similarities and differences ...
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D-Day Commemorations in Normandy

After a tribute to American soldiers at Pointe du Hoc, Jane D. Hartley , U.S. Ambassador to France participated to the international commemoration at Port-en -Bessin where she gave a speech honoring the veterans. “We must pass on to younger generations what these men have taught themselves the pain and sacrifice – is that unless ...
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Secretary Kerry in Paris, June 2-4, 2016

Secretary Kerry traveled to Paris, France, June 2–4. The Secretary participated in the French-hosted ministerial on Middle East peace, and met separately with Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault to discuss the Counter-ISIL Coalition efforts in Iraq and Syria, as well as a host of other issues. 06/04/16   Remarks Before Meeting With French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault ;  Secretary of State John Kerry; MFA Convention Center; Paris, France ...
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Future Tennis Champions in Aubervilliers

On May 25, U.S. Ambassador to France, Jane D. Hartley, inaugurated two outdoor tennis courts completely renovated at the CMA Municipal Tennis Club of Aubervilliers, with Ms. Meriem Derkaoui, mayor of Aubervilliers. This renovation project initiated by the Ambassador, was made possible through the support of the city of Aubervilliers, the French Tennis Federation, BNP ...
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150th Anniversary of U.S. Consulate General in Strasbourg

Ambassador of the United States in France, Jane Hartley, was travelling in Alsace this week to celebrate the 150 years of the U.S. Consulate General in Strasbourg. On this occasion, President Obama signed a letter to mark the 150 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and the Alsatian city. Discover the letter here: ...
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