Bilateral Dialogues

The Europe program hosts a series of bilateral dialogues between the United States and its European partners.

U.S.–France

The U.S.–France Bilateral Dialogue was created in 2004 to enhance mutual understanding and cooperation between France and the United States. This biannual off-the-record event brings together senior U.S. and French foreign and security policy leaders for an in-depth and candid exchange of views on the most pressing issues on the global agenda.

2011 U.S.–France Bilateral Dialogue
2009 U.S.–France Bilateral Dialogue Proceedings

This bilateral is generously funded by the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company.

U.S.–Poland

The CSIS Europe Program and the Polish Institute of International Affairs are hosting a series of bilateral seminars on foreign policy issues of joint U.S. and EU interest. Topics to date include the Eastern Partnership and U.S., Polish, and German policies toward Russia.

Seminars:
Eastern Partnership: Can the European Union and the United States Join Forces?
September 23, 2010
For more information on this seminar, including audio recording, please see the event page.

U.S.–Switzerland

The CSIS Europe Program and the embassy of Switzerland are hosting a series of bilateral seminars on global policy issues. Topics to date include global development policy and Sudan’s Comprehensive Peace Agreement.

Seminars:
Next Steps on Sudan: Has the Comprehensive Peace Agreement Paved the Way to Peace?
October 7, 2010
Agenda
For more information on this seminar, including audio recording, please see the event page.