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Francine Lamoriello

Francine Lamoriello is the Executive Vice President for Global Strategies for the Personal Care Products Council (formerly CTFA) and directs all Council international activities and issues.

Prior to joining the Council, Francine served as Senior International and Business Strategy Advisor at Baker, Donelson, PC, where she counseled clients on international business strategy and regulatory affairs, and international trade policy. Previously, Francine spent seven years as Director of International Trade and Investment Services at KPMG Peat Marwick where she led international strategy and marketing studies for a wide variety of U.S. companies. Francine has also held positions at the U.S. Department of Commerce where she was Director of the European Community Single Market Program and specialized in US-EU trade policy affecting technology companies.

She is a member of the Board of the Global Strategy Institute; and an Adjunct Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C.

Francine graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in Comparative Governments and History. She has a Master of Arts degree in International Economics/West European Affairs from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and a degree in Soviet Studies from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. She is an accomplished speaker and author of numerous publications.

  • World Radio Conference Outcomes

    By Patricia Paoletta, Washington DC

    The latest World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC) wrapped up in late November after four long weeks of negotiations between 3400 delegates from around 165 Member States. All in all, the WRC resulted in positive outcomes for both 5G and Wi-Fi, and will benefit both the U.S. and Europe's communications agendas, particularly with respect to the decisions on spectrum to be allocated for the all-important 5G service. The effect will be to ensure the more rapid development of the next generation of mobile broadband in a manner consistent with U.S. planning and existing development.  Debates on 5G dominated the conference, but allocations for high-altitude platform stations (“HAPS”) sought by U.S. based firms were also favorable. As a result, plans to provide additional internet service to underserved areas may be accelerated.

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UMD Jean Monnet Research Project

Infrastructure Planning and Financing: Lessons from Europe and the United States

The University of Maryland has received a Jean Monnet grant from the EU to conduct a series of policy exchanges between Europe and the US on filling infrastructure needs and the utility of public/private partnerships as the financing mechanism. If interested in participating in or receiving more information about these exchanges, please contact Rye McKenzie (

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New from the Bertelsmann Foundation

The Bertelsmann Foundation is an independent, nonpartisan and nonprofit think tank in Washington, DC with a transatlantic perspective on global challenges.

"Edge of a Precipice" by Nathan Crist

"Newpolitik" by Emily Hruban


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