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Simply British!

At the onset of the Christmas shopping period, Lady Holmes, wife of our honorary co-president, the British Ambassador in Paris, Sir John Holmes, greeted a group of AAPA members and guests, upstairs in the "inner enclave" of the Embassy Residence, before lunging into a show and-tell presentation of her successful cookbook, dubbed "Simply British!" During this informal champagne reception, munchies…


Jean-Pierre Jouyet, State Secretary for European Affairs

Jean-Pierre Jouyet Jean-Pierre Jouyet, President Sarkozy’s key adviser on Europe and guide to France’s current presidency of the 27-nation European Union, spoke to the Association at a breakfast meeting on 23 October at Bloomberg News.


Flying visit to superjumbo

When a flock of AAPA members and some guests flew down to Toulouse to meet senior executives at Europe's commercial aircraft company, Airbus, little did they know they were creating history: it was the first time your association had taken to the air for a field trip. At a time when Airbus and its parent company EADS were making front-page news, the timing couldn't have been better, and the event…