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The speeches below were given at the Hôtel de Talleyrand, Embassy of the United States to France, at the inauguration of the third edition of the Transatlantic Debating Championship.

 

H.E Jane Hartley, Ambassador of the United States to France

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M. Serge Schmemann,  Pulitzer Prize laureate, Former chief of Opinion-Editorial of the International New York Times

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Ian Sielecki, President and Founder of the Transatlantic Debating Association

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The speeches below were given at the Hôtel de Beauharnais, the Residence of the German Ambassador to France, at the inauguration of the second edition of the Transatlantic Debating Championship.

H.E. Susanne Wasum-Rainer, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to France

 

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Mr. Declan McCavana, President of the French Debating Association

 

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Ian Sielecki, President and Founder of the Transatlantic Debating Association

 

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