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  • Joins us on the Generation Equality forum !

    The Generation Equality Forum is a global gathering for gender equality, organized by UN Women and co-chaired by France and Mexico, in partnership with and under the leadership of civil society. The Forum will be launched in Mexico City on May 7th and 8th, 2020 and will culminate in Paris between July 7th and 10th, 2020.

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  • Donations given to two charitable organizations

    On July 22, 2019, the Consul General gave a donation of ZAR 18510 (1194 euros) shared equally between two local charities, la Société Française de Bienfaisance de Johannesburg and Valued Citizen.

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  • VISAS - PEAK SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT

    For short-stay visa applications, please submit your application at least 15 days before your planned departure date;

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  • FRANCE-VISA PORTAL

    FRANCE-VISAS PORTAL - To facilitate your visa application we strongly advise you to complete your application between 7pm and 8am [UTC/GMT +2 hours]

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  • Inauguration of the Holocaust and Genocide Center Museum - Presence of Father Desbois

    The museum of the Holocaust and Genocide Center in Johannesburg was inaugurated on March 17.

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  • CALL FOR PROJECT = Second Paris Peace Forum, 11 – 13 November 2019

    After the first Paris Peace Forum in November 2018, this year’s event will be held from 11 to 13 November 2019, at the Grande Halle de La Villette, Paris.

    The Paris Peace Forum continues to work as a force for mobilization – bringing together all stakeholders – and as an incubator to drive concrete global governance solutions to address the ongoing challenges concerning world order and attacks on multilateralism.

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  • Launch of the Simone Veil Prize of the French Republic – 8 March 2019

    On 8 March 2019, President Macron awarded the first Simone Veil Prize of the French Republic to Aissa Doumara Ngatansou, the Cameroonian co-founder and coordinator of the Association for the Elimination of Violence against Women (ALVF) working in the Far North Region of Cameroon.

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  • One Planet Summit Nairobi: Africa’s Pledge (14 march 2019)

    One Planet Summit brings policy makers and economic players together around a common ambition – to offer and apply concrete solutions to accelerate the transition towards a low-carbon economy and the adaptation to climate change.

    Building on previous One Planet events (Paris, December 2017 and New York, September 2018), this third edition of the One Planet Summit will be held on the UN Compound in Nairobi, on March 14th, 2019.

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  • Goût de / Good France 2019: 18-24 March

    Goût de/Good France will be back on 18 March.

    Find the list of participating restaurants

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  • French G7 Presidency

    The Group of Seven (G7) comprises France, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Italy and Canada.

    France took up its G7 Presidency in 2019 with the key theme of combating inequality. It is organizing several ministerial meetings as well as the G7 Summit which will bring together the Heads of State and Government from the seven countries in Biarritz from 24 to 26 August 2019.

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