Join the World Trade Center Alaska in partnership with The Alaska World Affairs Council to hear from Frédéric Jung, Consul General for France in San Francisco.
About the Speaker
Originally from the Alsace region of France, he is a graduate of the Institute of Political Studies in Strasbourg.
He joined the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs in 2004.
The various positions he held in Paris and abroad led him to develop a particular interest in the United Nations and the European Union.
In Paris, he dealt with disarmament and non-proliferation issues, and then negotiations at the UN Security Council regarding the Middle East.
In New York, from 2009 on, he was a negotiator on African issues at the French Mission to the United Nations, before becoming the Mission’s spokesperson until 2014.
He then moved to Brussels to become the spokesperson for the Permanent Representation of France to the European Union, dealing in particular with the Eurozone, migration and security issues at the European level.
From May 2017 to August 2020, he was seconded to the French Ministry of Interior as the diplomatic advisor to the Minister.
Frédéric Jung was appointed Consul General of France in San Francisco on August 28, 2020.
He is married and father of two children.
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