This brief provides an overview of France’s influence on the selection of the heads of the EU institutions and future thematic focus, in respect of developments within the EU since the European elections took place on 23-26 May 2019. It also assesses recent developments in Franco-Irish relations during this period. Further afield, the brief reviews President Macron’s broader strategy on foreign policy at the G7 Summit and annual Conference of Ambassadors.
The Institute is now seeking applications for the full-time position of Director General. Please email a letter of application and curriculum vitae to email@example.com. Applications in strictest confidence will be accepted up to 30 September, 2019. The IIEA is an equal opportunities employer.