Alliance Française of Rio de Janeiro performs chat with journalist Annick Cojean about women in conflict zones in the world

Annick Cojean is a reporter for the French newspaper Le Monde, TV presenter and author of several books. The event is held in French at the Alliance Française auditorium in Botafogo and has free admission

Annick Cojean. Photo: Tina Merandon.
Annick Cojean. Photo: Tina Merandon.

The French Botafogo receives Alliance, next Friday, 06, às 19h30, French journalist Annick Cojean, for a conference on women in conflict zones in the world. The event has free admission and will be presented in French, no translation.

Annick Cojean is a reporter Le Monde and chairs from 2010 the jury of the Albert Londres Prize, prize won in 1996 by a series of reports on the 50 years of the Shoah.

Considered one of the benchmarks of the French press, He is the author of several books: "The crazy history of free radio", in Portuguese, "The Fabulous history of free radio", written com Frank Eskenazi, e "Back Images", Portuguese translation for "Return on images". After his latest book "Les Proies, Gaddafi in the harem ", editora Grasset / 2012, translated into Portuguese under the title "The Harem Qaddafi", He wrote several articles about the rape of women as a weapon of war, in particular in Syria. Annick Cojean is also director and presenter of the program on French television, "Footprints and Duels" (Trails and Duels) no canal France 5.

His latest book, "The Harem Qaddafi", It was published in Brazil by publisher VERUS. The work is a shocking account of Gaddafi's reign of terror and a sensitivity analysis of the fate of women victims of this system.

About the Alliance Française

The French Alliance celebrates 130 years of activities in Brazil 2015. Besides being a reference in the language, she is, no doubt, the most respected institution and known the world, when it comes to the spread of the French language and Francophone cultures. She has, currently, more than 850 units 135 countries, where they study about 500.000 students. In France, it has schools and cultural centers for foreign students. The Brazil has the world's largest network of French Alliances with 40 associations and 67 units and from August more than 40 thousand students of the Brazilian network will use the new teaching method, d Alter Ego + (French Alliance Brazil version), which fit the criteria of quality of the common European framework of reference for languages defined by the Council of Europe, There is also a unique notebook developed by a team of pedagogues of the Alliance Française network Brazil working in partnership with the Publisher to address specifically the intercultural issues between France and Brazil in language learning.

It is the only institution in Brazil authorized by the Embassy of France, to apply the tests that give access to international diplomas DELF and DALF, recognized by the French Ministry of National Education. The Alliance Française is also official examination centre for international testing validity of two years TCF (The French Knowledge Test) and TEF (French Assessment Test) and the national test valid for one year Capes (recognized by agencies CAPES and CNPq MEC). The French Alliance in Brazil develops partnerships with numerous French and Brazilian companies as well as being an essential actor of Franco-Brazilian cultural dialogue.


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Chat with Annick Cojean

Date: Friday, 06 November
Time: 19h30
Local: Alliance Française auditorium Botafogo
Address: Rua Muniz Barreto, 730

Event in French, no translation.

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