A career diplomat, Dominique de Villepin filled various positions in the Government of France. Between 2002 and 2004 he was the Minister of Foreign Affairs, becoming the voice of France and the International Community in its struggle against the invasion of Iraq. Dominique also was the Minister of the Interior between 2002 and 2004 and Prime-Minister between 2005 and 2007.

In 2011 he was the speaker at the conference  "Challenges and Future of European Construction " (May,6th).