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Events 2013

Ambassador Rivkin receives the Legion of Honor

US Ambassador to France and Monaco Charles H. Rivkin and President of France François Hollande (©Elysée)

US Ambassador to France and Monaco Charles H. Rivkin and President of France François Hollande (©Elysée)

President Hollande awarded Ambassador Charles H. Rivkin the rank of Commander in the Legion of Honor in a July 16 ceremony at the Elysée Palace. Ambassador Rivkin is the first sitting U.S. Ambassador in more than 45 years to receive the decoration from a sitting French President.

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