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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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  • A new "French Tech Visa" for foreign digital talents

    As from 1 March 2019, French startups will be able to benefit from more relaxed conditions for recruiting foreign talents, via a scheme unprecedented at international level. The French scheme will enable these innovative enterprises to speed up recruitment of foreign employees.

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  • Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony

    On January 27, 2019, the Consul General, Mrs. Sonia Doña Pérez, took part in the Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony, organized at the Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Center *, by the latter and the cultural service of the French Embassy in Paris.

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  • #WelcometoFrance !

    Discover Business France’s new video !

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  • MyFrenchFilmFestival.com is back !

    MyFrenchFilmFestival.com is an innovative concept aiming to throw the spotlight on new generation French filmmakers, allowing web users across the globe to share their enthusiasm for French cinema. Now in its eighth year, the festival returns in 2019 with new films to offer, new partner platforms, and festival launches held in movie theaters in a number of countries.

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  • 70 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    Adopted in Paris on 10 December 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights created the foundation on which all the international mechanisms to defend human rights have been built. For France, this 70th anniversary is the opportunity to recall that human rights should be defended and strengthened everywhere in the world.

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