Discussion between French Ambassador Benjamin Dubertret and SMU students
French Ambassador Benjamin Dubertret met on Tuesday, March 8 a class of students from the Singapore Management University (SMU), at the invitation of Mr. Arnoud de Meyer, President of SMU, and Mr. Pang Eng Fong, Professor of Strategic Management.
The Ambassador explained to the students the main areas of French foreign policy, especially for climate, and shared some insights from the French presidency to the COP21. He emphasized the role of regional leader that Singapore has to take in the fight against global warming. He then recalled the strong ties between France and Singapore in the areas of trade, military, defense and sciences.
The dynamic audience, composed of local students as well as exchange students, asked many questions, notably on the fight of France against terrorism and global warming, on the future of the European Union and on freedom expression.