Program of the State Visit


Monday, February 10 – Washington (Paris + 6 hours)

2:30 pm President Hollande’s arrival in the United States of America

4:30 pm Visit by the two heads of state to the estate of Monticello, home of Thomas Jefferson

8:00 pm Dinner with Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the IMF, and Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank

Tuesday, February 11 - Washington (Paris + 6 hours)

9:00 am Welcome ceremony at the White House

Meeting between the two heads of state, François Hollande and Barack Obama

12:00 pm Joint press conference by the two presidents

1:15 pm Lunch with Joseph R. Biden, Vice President of the United States, and John F. Kerry, Secretary of State, at the Department of State

3:15 pm Wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery

3:45 pm Award ceremony to honor 6 veterans of the Second World War in Fort Myer

4:30 pm Meeting with American business leaders

7:00 pm State Dinner hosted by Barack Obama at the White House

Wednesday February 12 – San Francisco (Paris + 9 hours)

11:00 am Meeting at San Francisco City Hall with Edwin M. Lee, Mayor of San Francisco, and Edmund G. Brown, Governor of California

12:30 pm Lunch with American business leaders

2:15 Inauguration of the U.S.-French Tech Hub, in the presence of Edwin M. Lee

Speech by President Hollande

4:00 pm Meeting with leading figures from civil society

6:00 pm Speech by President Hollande to the French community

From February 10 thru February 12, follow President’ Hollande State Visit step by step using #PRUSA.

Read the op-ed by Presidents François Hollande and Barack Obama: "France and the U.S. Enjoy a Renewed Alliance"

Last modified on 10/02/2014

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