News of France

  • France’s action in the Sahel

    G5 Sahel countries – Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger – face a number of challenges, including the growing threat of terrorism and organized crime, climate change and demographic growth. These are leading causes of fragility in the region. As shared challenges, they must be addressed from the political, military and development perspectives.

    France and its European and international partners are fully committed to supporting the Sahel States in their efforts to address these challenges.

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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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  • Notre-Dame de Paris

    Press release from the French Ambassador to Malta (16 April 2019)
    The fire that devastated Notre-Dame de Paris is a tragedy for the entire French nation and beyond its borders. The President of the Republic and (...)

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  • ICF Canoe World Championships

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  • 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.

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  • Culture - Lille Métropole, World Design Capital 2020

    Declaration by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs spokeswoman
    We applaud the decision announced on October 14 by the World Design Organization in Turin to name the European metropolitan area of (...)

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  • Paris 2024: Together we did it!

    On Wednesday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) chose Paris to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This victory has made France proud as well as all the people working on Paris’ bid and who knew how to make Paris the obvious choice.

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  • Station F: The world’s biggest startup campus set to open on 1 July 2017

    The aim of this space dedicated to innovation and billed as “the world’s biggest startup campus”, with capacity for up to 1,000 startups, is to encourage the creation of innovative companies.

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  • "A Strong & Ambitious France" - Interview with Jean-Yves Le Drian

    Is your diplomatic action a continuation of that of the previous term, or do you intend to set it apart?
    I am not one to break away from the past. I am here to serve the effective and pragmatic diplomacy desired (...)

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  • President Macron announces his new government

    On 17 May, the President of the French Republic, Mr. Emmanuel Macron, appointed the government on proposition of his Prime Minister, Mr. Edouard Philippe.

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