Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen will once again contest the final round of the French presidential elections as they did in 2017 when Macron won easily by 66% to 33%.
But this time could be different after the first round of voting showed the incumbent president ahead of her by some 5 points – and projections pointing to a very tight outcome on April 24.
What does this mean for France – and for Europe’s future?
Webinar hosted by the European Movement in Scotland (EMiS)
- David O’Sullivan, former EU ambassador and leading Commission official who now heads Ireland’s Institute of International & European Affairs
- Jon Henley, the Guardian’s Paris-based Europe correspondent
- Assa Samaké-Roman, an editor at La revue écossaise
- John Lichfield, former Paris correspondent of the Independent now writing insightful columns from his home in Normandy.
Chair: David Gow (EMiS Executive Committee)
19 April 2022