• Egypt – Terrorist attack in northern Sinai (24 November 2017)

    24 November 2017

    Egypt – Terrorist attack in northern Sinai (24 November (...)

    France condemns in the strongest possible terms this despicable attack that has plunged all of Egypt into mourning.

  • France named host nation for the 2023 Rugby World Cup

    17 November 2017

    France named host nation for the 2023 Rugby World Cup

    France has just been named the host country for the 2023 World Cup, a source of great pride for all of us. We still remember the excitement, the emotion, the sense of sharing, and the economic and media success of the 2007 World Cup held in France.

  • Tourism drives the economy of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region

    10 November 2017

    Tourism drives the economy of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (...)

    The Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (PACA) region of France is a renowned international tourist destination which opens on to the Mediterranean and has much to recommend it: exceptional cultural and natural heritage, a broad range of landscapes, a pleasant climate, a wide variety of accommodation, modern infrastructure, and so on. Tourism has therefore naturally become a major component of the (...)

  • Overview of the French presidency of the UN Security Council

    2 November 2017

    Overview of the French presidency of the UN Security (...)

    The French presidency of the Security Council ended on October 31. The minister for Europe and foreign affairs visited New York on October 30 and 31 to close this major French diplomatic event.

  • Ms Audrey Azoulay elected as UNESCO Director-General

    16 October 2017

    Ms Audrey Azoulay elected as UNESCO Director-General

    Statement by Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, on Ms Audrey Azoulay’s election as UNESCO Director-General

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