IN-PERSON EVENT | CWF Arthur J.E. Child POP UP POLICY
Free trade, energy and the state of Canada-France economic relations
An in-person conversation with the Head of the French Regional Economic Service for Canada
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Time: 11:00-12:00 PM (MT)
Location: Canada West Foundation, 134, 110 11th Ave SE, Calgary, AB
THIS IS AN IN-PERSON ONLY CONVERSATION AND WILL NOT BE BROADCAST OR RECORDED.
Join us at the Canada West Foundation offices as Morgan Larhant, the Head of the French Regional Economic Service for Canada, drops by for an informal conversation about topics ranging from the free trade agreement with the EU to energy and climate transition in Europe as well as the economic fallout from the war in Ukraine.
Learn more about the latest political and economic developments in France and gain insight into developments in the European community, including the current status of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
Note this event is in person only held under the Chatham House Rule and will not be recorded and rebroadcast.
Seating is limited – register soon to secure a spot!
Morgan Larhant, Head, French Regional Economic Service for Canada
From 2017 until 2021, Mr. Larhant served in the French Ministry for Finance as Deputy Director of the Budget, overseeing the budget of various ministerial departments (Agriculture, Immigration, Europe) and government agencies. In this capacity, he sat on the boards of certain government-owned entities, such as the French Development Agency (AFD), the French National Forest Office (ONF), the Agency for Services and Payment (ASP) and the Agency for French Education Abroad (AEFE). Prior to this, he was a member of the staff of the French Minister for European Affairs and held various positions in the French Diplomatic network (French Representation to the UN in New York City and French Representation to the EU in Brussels).
Mr. Larhant is a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po) de Strasbourg et de Paris and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA). He holds a Master’s degree from the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna. He has published extensively on European and international affairs, including his book “Les finances de l’ONU, la crise permanente”. He received the French National Order of Merit, with the rank of Knight, in 2020.
Carlo Dade, Director of the Trade and Investment Centre, Canada West Foundation
Sharon Sun, Trade Policy Economist, Canada West Foundation