Amélie de Montchalin named ambassador to OECD

After his defeat in the legislative elections, the former deputy aged 37 and activist at the Renaissance presidential party had to leave the government.

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The former Minister Amélie de Montchalin was appointed, Wednesday, November 23, ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), according to Report of the Council of Ministers held on the same day.

defeated in the legislative elections in Essonne in June by the candidate of the Nuts Jérôme Guedj, the former secretary of state for European affairs (2019-2020), former Minister of Public Service (2020-2022) then The ecological transition (May 2022-July 2022) was named “Ambassador, permanent representative of France” with the OECD.

After his defeat, the former 37 -year -old deputy and an activist in the Renaissance presidential party had to leave the government, in accordance with an unwritten rule formulated by President Emmanuel Macron.

The “perpetuation of a pension form “

The French Confederation of Christian Workers (CFTC) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs estimated in a press release that the appointment of M Me Montchalin, who had worked for the transformation of the High Public Service, ” was part of the perpetuation of a form of annuity – that of designating former ministers there – which his reforms claimed to question “. The union has thus quipped on “a personality particularly committed since 2019 in the abolition of professional diplomacy from our country”.

The secretary general of Renaissance, Stéphane Sévisnéné, for his part welcomed this appointment in a press release and announced that at the request of M me montchalin, he ended his functions, within of the party, as a secretary general delegated in charge of external relations, even if it will remain a member.

During the same Council of Ministers, the appointments of Jean Castex and Luc Rémont were also ratified, respectively at the head of the RATP and that of EDF.

/Media reports cited above.