Laurent Amar, Consul General of France in Cape Town


Laurent Amar is the Consul General of France in Cape Town.

Educational qualifications
1999-1993 Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA)
1987-1989 Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (IEP)
1985 - 1988 Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC)

September 2017 -
Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs
Consul General in Cape Town

April 2012- August 2017
French Development Agency (AFD)
Deputy Director for Africa (February 2015- August 2017)
Deputy Director for Asia (April 2012- January 2015)

November 2010- March 2012
Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development, Transportation and Housing
Diplomatic Adviser to Minister

September 2007- October 2010
Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs
Deputy Director of Development Strategies

November 2004- September 2007
Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel (CSA)
Director of European and international affairs

August 2003-October 2004
French Embassy in Athens Second Adviser, European and International Issues

September 1999- August 2003
Permanent Representation of France to the EU Environment Advisor (1999-2001) Advisor for the Mediterranean, the Middle East and the Gulf (2001-2003).

September 1997- August 1999
General Secretariat of the French Interministerial Committee for European Affairs Head of the “EU Enlargement” division.

March 1993- August 1997
Ministry of Foreign Affairs In charge of EU-ACP and Euromed issues.


publié le 18/12/2017

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