22nd Karlsruhe Dialogues - Speakers

Morning Panel Discussion: (Artificial) Intelligent Cities of Tomorrow


Élisabeth Guigou


Élisabeth Guigou is the founding chairwoman of the ‘Europartenaires’ association and president of the Euro-Mediterranean Anna Lindh Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures. She has served as chairwoman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs in the National Assembly of France and as the vice-president of that National Assembly. Between 1981 and 1982, Guigou was a consultant for Jacques Delors, the Minister for Economic Affairs and Finance at the time. Until 1990, she acted as Special Representative for the French President. From 1990 to 1993, she served as Minister of European Affairs. From 1994 until 1997, Guigou was a Member of the European Parliament. After that she served a three-year period as Minister of Justice (1997-2000) and then also a three-year period as Minister of Employment (2000-2002). She also was secretary general of the Paris Club; currently she acts as an advisor at the French Treasury. Her list of publications includes: L’Europe. Les défis à venir de la première puissance économique mondiale (2014), Pour une Europe juste (2011), Rallumer les étoiles (2006), Je vous parle d’Europe (2004) and Une Femme au cœur de l’Etat (2000).