• 15 August 2018

    France - host country of the 2018 Ryder Cup

    For the first time ever, France will host this year’s Ryder Cup at the Golf National in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines. Over 300,000 spectators are expected to attend the week-long tournament (25-30 September), which will be played on the Albatros championship course.

  • 24 July 2018

    Paris Peace Forum – Participate in the call for projects

    The first Paris Peace Forum will be held from 11 to 13 November 2018.

  • 19 July 2018

    Building a lasting peace and combatting fragilities

    1.6 billion people live in States considered to be fragile for economic, political, security, societal or environmental reasons.

    Since these situations are sources of crises and conflicts, France is stepping up its work with a new strategy which was adopted by the Interministerial Committee for International Cooperation and Development (CICID)* in February 2018.

  • 7 May 2018

    Opening of the Visa Application Centre in Houston

    To better welcome the public and reduce waiting times, the Consulate General of France in Houston will outsource the collection of visa applications to VFS Global.

  • 8 March 2018

    France’s commitment to gender equality around the world

    Gender inequality continues to be an issue around the world, and has even worsened in some regions. To address this problem, France is enhancing the effectiveness and consistency of the gender actions in its development assistance and external action policies.