News in France

  • Commemoration of the appeal of 18 June

    The General de Gaulle made a famous speech the 18 June 1940 in London, on the BBC. This appeal is considered as the origin of the French Resistance.
    A celebration of this day takes place in Addis Abeba (...)

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  • Commemoration of the Victory Day (2011)

    The Victory in Europe Day has be celebrated at the military cemetary of Gulele.

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  • G7 Summit in Biarritz (24 to 26 August 2019)

    The leaders’ Summit will be held in Biarritz, from 24 to 26 August 2019. It is the highlight of the French “Group of 7” (G7) Presidency, which has put the fight against inequality at the heart of its work.

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  • 2019 HUMAN RIGHTS PRIZE OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC - CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

    Applications are now open for the 2019 “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” Human Rights Prize of the French Republic, awarded by the Prime Minister of the French Government.

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  • The Indo-Pacific region: a priority for France

    In an international context marked by uncertainty and the increase in unilateralism, France’s priority is to propose an alternative: a stable, multipolar order based on the rule of law and free movement, and fair and efficient multilateralism. The Indo-Pacific region is at the heart of this strategy.

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  • Press Release

    Attractiveness recognized, French innovation acclaimed!
    Paris, June 4, 2019 – The “France Attractiveness Survey” published by EY today records the international investments made in Europe each year and analyzes the (...)

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  • FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 ready for kick-off

    Between 7 June and 7 July 2019, France will stage the eighth FIFA Women’s World Cup. The tournament will see a total of 52 matches played in nine French cities: Paris, Lyon, Rennes, Le Havre, Grenoble, Valenciennes, Reims, Montpellier and Nice.

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  • Global biodiversity report released in Paris

    The seventh session of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Plenary will take place from 29 April to 4 May 2019 at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. At this event, IPBES will present its Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services to representatives of 130 States.

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  • French Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe

    From 17 May to 27 November 2019, France will hold the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. France’s goal as Chair is to strengthen the Council of Europe’s main acquis, established after 70 years of victories and progress, and to keep supporting societal change in Europe through unity and innovation.

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  • Donate to Rebuild Notre-Dame

    How can I donate to the reconstruction of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris?

    Following the fire that devastated part of Notre-Dame cathedral, many initiatives have been set up to collect donations for the reconstruction. Four partners are working alongside the French government to enable everyone to contribute to the renaissance of this jewel..

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