Join us for a conversation with Rémy Rioux, CEO of the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), to discuss his essay, Réconciliations, in which he proposes a development policy that addresses some of the main challenges of contemporary society––namely economic inequality and climate change––while also tackling sustainable development goals. Moderated by Andrew Revkin. 

In English. Free and open to the public. RSVP required at Eventbrite.

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Rémy Rioux is the chief executive officer of the Agence Française de Développement (AFD). During his career, Rémy Rioux, Senior Advisor at the Court of Auditors, has alternately held responsibilities in France and to support development in Africa. He works for France’s economic and financial policy and conducted control missions in the energy and defense sectors at the Court of Auditors from 1997 to 2000, and subsequently from 2002 to 2004.
Andrew Revkin is a science and environmental journalist, author and educator. He is the founding director of the Initiative on Communication and Sustainability at The Earth Institute of Columbia University. Previously, he was strategic adviser at National Geographic Society and a reporter for The New York Times. He has received many prestigious science journalism prizes, as well as a Guggenheim Fellowship, Columbia University’s John Chancellor Award, and the Investigative Reporters and Editors Award.