Global Atlanta: Plans already underway for France-Atlanta 2015

By Phil Bolton – Global Atlanta
November 7, 2014

This year’s France–Atlanta program, the fifth bringing together French and local experts and enthusiasts in a wide array of fields, reinforced the ties between Atlanta’s sister-city relationship with Toulouse, France, which will celebrate its 40th anniversary next year.

During the two-week series of events, Oct. 16-30, a delegation from Toulouse including the newly elected Municipal Counselor Aviv Zonabend, met with representatives of Atlanta’s Office of International Affairs and Invest Atlanta.

A spokesperson for France’s consulate general told Global Atlanta that discussions are underway concerning the feasibility of a trade mission to be led by Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to Toulouse next year and the visit of Toulouse Mayor Jean-Luc Moudenc to Atlanta during France-Atlanta 2015.

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