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Vincent Floreani

Consul General of France in Chicago

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Biography

Vincent Floreani became Consul General of France in Chicago with jurisdiction for the 13 midwestern states in August 2014. Prior to this assignment, Floreani was Deputy Spokesman and Deputy Director of Communications and Press at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Vincent Floreani is an alumnus of l’Ecole nationale d’administration (ENA). Upon graduating in 1999 he was assigned to the United Nations Division in the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Paris. His responsibilities included Iraq, Libya, and reform of the Security Council.

From 2002 to 2005, as an expert in the Security Council, Vincent Floreani served at the Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations in New York.

He became Head of the Press and Communication Office at the French Embassy in London in 2005, and in 2007 served in the British Department for International Development as exchange diplomat.

From 2008 to 2011, he was Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of France in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates).

Earlier in his career, he served in Romania, Indonesia, Kenya and Uganda.

Vincent Floreani is married and has three sons.



Speeches and Remarks


Chicago (IL), August 21st, 2016. Films on the Lake. Opening remarks by Consul General Floreani on the occasion of the outdoor screening of Les Triplettes de Belleville at Harrison Park in Pilsen. This special program was presented by the Cultural Services at the Consulate General of France in Chicago and the Chicago Park District in partnership with Consulado General de México en Chicago and National Museum of Mexican Art.
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Chicago (IL), July 13th, 2016. Made in France: Fashion on Film - Film retrospective 2015-2016 at the Alliance Française de Chicago.
Introductory remarks by Vincent Floreani, Consul General of France in Chicago on the occasion of the screening of ’’Midnight in Paris / Minuit à Paris’, by Woody Allen.

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Chicago (IL), June 13th, 2016. Remarks by Consul General of France Vincent Floreani on the occasion of the Graduation Ceremony of the Lycée Français de Chicago.
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Chicago (IL), June 1st, 2016. Remarks by Consul General of France Vincent Floreani on the occasion the End of the Year Celebration of the Lycée Français de Chicago.
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Chicago (IL), May 26th, 2016. Remarks by Consul General of France Vincent Floreani on the occasion the Awards Towards Excellence Scholarship Ceremony at the Alliance Française de Chicago.
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Chicago (IL), May 14th, 2016. Remarks by Consul General of France Vincent Floreani on the occasion the annual Gala evening of the Alliance Française de Chicago.
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Chicago (IL), April 29, 2016. Remarks by Consul General of France Vincent Floreani on the occasion the annual Gala evening La Nuit des Etoiles of the French-American Chamber of Commerce - Chicago Chapter.
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Chicago (IL), March 12, 2016. Remarks by Consul General of France Vincent Floreani on the occasion the annual Gala evening of the Lycée Français de Chicago.
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Chicago (IL), March 9, 2016. Welcome Greetings by Consul Général of France Vincent Floreani to Clément Blanchet, French architect, teacher and critic, actively practicing in the fields of architectural theory, urbanism, and cultural investigations. (read...).


River Forest (IL), March 5th. Remarks by Consul General of France Vincent Floreani on the occasion of the Journée intensive en français (Intensive French Speaking Day) at Dominican University.
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Chicago (IL), November 6th, 2015. Remarks by Consul General of France Vincent Floreani on the occasion of the presentation ceremony of the insigna of Knight of the Legion of Honor to Stephen "Josh" Knerly, Honorary Consul of France in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Detroit (MI), September 30, 2015. Remarks by Consul General of France Vincent Floreani on the occasion of the presentation ceremony of the insigna of Knight of the Legion of Honor to Françoise Colpron, President of Valeo North America.
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Milwaukee (WI), September 13, 2015. Speech on the occasion of the 17th Annual Cercle d’Or event organized by Alliance Française de Milwaukee.
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Chicago, IL, September 1st, 2015. Remarks by Consul General of France Vincent Floreani on the occasion of the official inauguration of the new campus of the Lycée Français de Chicago.
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Chicago, IL, August 24, 2015. Remarks by Consul General of France Vincent Floreani on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of The French Pastry School and salute to Chef Sebastien Canonne, M.O.F., knighted in the Order of the Legion of Honor. August 24, 2015.
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Skokie, IL, June 28, 2015. Remarks by Consul General of France Vincent Floreani on the occasion of the dedication of a plaque for two French Righteous, Mrs. Emilie Deves and Mr. Fernand Deves, at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center.
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Chicago, IL, June 19, 2015. Remarks by Consul General of France Vincent Floreani on the occasion of the presentation ceremony of the insigna of Knight of the Legion of Honor to Michael Kutza, filmmaker and Founder of the Chicago International Film Festival.
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Chicago (IL), June 6, 2015. Remarks by Consul General of France Vincent Floreani on the occasion of the presentation ceremony of the City of Paris Medal and the Palmes Académiques to Ms. Mary-Enda Tookey.
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Chicago (IL), May 21, 2015. Remarks by Consul General of France Vincent Floreani on the occasion of the presentation ceremony of the insigna of Commandeur in the French Ordre des Palmes Académiques to Professor Michael Naas.
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Chicago (IL), May 1, 2015. Remarks by Consul General of France Vincent Floreani on the occasion of Mr. Brett August’s Legion of Honor Ceremony - Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
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Chicago (IL), May 1, 2015. Remarks by Ambassador of France to the United States, His Excellency Gérard Araud, and remarks by Consul General of France Vincent Floreani on the occasion of French Innovation Week at Chicago - French-American Chamber of Commerce Gala at the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
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Chicago (IL), April 30, 2015. Remarks by Consul General of France Vincent Floreani on the occasion of French Innovation Week conference "Climate Change: More or Less Snow?" - Alliance Française de Chicago
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Chicago (IL), January 27, 2015. Remarks by Consul General of France Vincent Floreani on the occasion of the "International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust" - Lycée Français de Chicago
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Chicago (IL), January 7, 2015. Remarks on the occasion of the vigil organized at the Alliance Française de Chicago in support of the victims of the attack against the French magazine Charlie Hebdo.
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Wilmette (IL), December 15, 2014. Remarks on French foreign policy at the Alliance Française du North Shore (in French).
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Omaha (NE), November 7, 2014. Remarks on the occasion of the presentation of the insigna of Chevalier de l’Ordre national du Mérite to Bernard Duhaime former Honorary Consul of France in Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
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Chicago (IL), October 30, 2014. Remarks on the occasion of the unveiling of a new collection of French books on WWI at the Pritzker Military Museum and Library
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Kansas City (MO), October 27, 2014. Remarks on the occasion of the inauguration of the exhibition “Letters & Artworks From War – Renefer: 1914-18” at the National WWI Museum
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Rochester Hills(MI), October 23, 2014. Remarks on the occasion of the grand opening of AdduXis Group plant in Michigan.
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Chicago (IL), October 18, 2014. Opening remarks on the occasion of the sound installation by Arte Radio “C’est la Ville!: Urban Voices from Paris & Chicago” at the Poetry Foundation.
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Chicago (IL), October 14, 2014. Opening remarks on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition "En Guerre: French Illustration and World War 1" at the Regenstein Library - University of Chicago.
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Chicago (IL), October 8th, 2014. Speech on the occasion of the French American Climate Talks (FACTs).
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Chicago (IL), September 19, 2014. Opening remarks on the occasion of Expo Chicago 2014 - "French-American Curatorial Exchange Program".
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Chicago (IL), September 9, 2014. Remarks on the occasion of a reception organized for delegation EU Mission USA "Feeding the Planet" , Agri-Food and Biotech Clusters from France (Montpellier), Italy (Milan), and the Netherlands (Wageningen).
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Highland Park (IL), September 8, 2014. Remarks on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition "Anne Berr: A Stolen Life" presented by Mémorial de la Shoah in Paris.
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Milwaukee (WI), September 7, 2014. Speech on the occasion of the 16th Annual Cercle d’Or event organized by Alliance Française de Milwaukee.
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Dernière modification : 23/08/2016

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