Conference "60 min with President Zelensky", Wednesday May 11 at 1 p.m.

6 July 2023
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At the initiative of the Ukrainian Embassy in France, President Volodymyr Zelensky will address students from Inalco, Sciences Po, Institut National du Service Public, Ecole Polytechnique and Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne live via video on Wednesday May 11 at 1pm. He will give a speech, followed by a discussion with a limited number of students from each of these institutions, in the Boutmy amphitheatre at Sciences Po. The conference will be broadcast live in the auditorium of the Pôle des Langues et Civilisations and on the Inalco website.
60 min avec le président Zelensky
60 min avec le président Zelensky © Sciences Po‎
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Since the start of the war in Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky has already addressed several parliaments, including the French National Assembly, the European Parliament and the US Congress. For his first address to students, the Ukrainian head of state chose Inalco, Sciences Po, the Institut National du Service Public and Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne to speak to students at French universities.

This exceptional event will take place in the presence of Mr. Vadym Omelchenko, Ukrainian Ambassador to France, and student delegations from numerous universities. It will be broadcast online and relayed by the Conférence de Grandes Écoles, France Universités and the Conférence des directeurs des écoles françaises d'ingénieurs (CDEFI).


  • Introduction by Mathias Vicherat, Director of Sciences Po
  • Speech by Volodymyr Zelensky, President of Ukraine
  • Questions and answers with students

Wednesday, May 11, 1pm to 2pmLive broadcast on and in the auditorium of the Pôle des langues et civilisations (65, rue des grands moulins 75013 Paris). Free admission to the auditorium.