Hélène Conway-Mouret is Director of the International Department at Jean-Jaurès Foundation. She is Senator of the French Abroad and Secretary of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and the Armed Forces. She is a former Deputy Minister in charge of French Abroad and is the Deputy National Secretary of the Socialist Party in charge of the International. She headed the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) School of Languages for fourteen years. Advisor to the Assembly of French Abroad from 1997 to 2011, she founded French-World-ADFE (French Democratic Association Abroad) in Ireland.