• 6 July 2020

    Fête nationale du 14 juillet - Bastille Day

    As the current sanitary conditions do not allow for the gathering and celebration of the French National Day, the Embassy of France in the United States and its ten Consulates General have decided to launch a digital initiative for an unprecedented online celebration of our famous "Bastille Day."

  • 15 June 2020

    Press Release by Jean-Yves Le Drian and Christophe Castaner (12 juin 2020)

    Given the improved health situation in France and in Europe and in accordance with the recommendations announced yesterday by the European Commission, at midnight (0:00, Paris time) on 15 June , France will lift all restrictions on movement at its European internal borders (land, air and sea), which have been applied to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 11 February 2020

    The Generation Equality Forum

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

  • 24 January 2020

    The Night of Ideas 2020: “Being Alive”

    The fifth Night of Ideas, coordinated by the Institut Français, will take place on 30 January 2020.

  • 25 October 2019

    Food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture - France’s strategy

    Food insecurity currently affects 1 in 9 people worldwide. To put an end to this inequality and provide suitable nutrition for the world’s population, it is essential to transform our agricultural and food systems.
    With its partners, France is fully committed to this transformation. France’s International Strategy for Food Security, Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture (2019-2024) is its new (...)


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