16th Francophonie Summit

The latest Francophonie Summit, which was held on 26 and 27 November in Antananarivo (Madagascar), demonstrated the full extent of... [Read more]
29 November 2016

A conference to strengthen Franco-Nordic economic relations

Competitiveness and green growth were predominant among the topics discussed during the first economic conference between France a... [Read more]
29 November 2016

France has officially presented its bid to host World Expo 2025

In keeping with its long-serving universal commitment, France has officially presented its bid to host World Expo 2025, scheduled ... [Read more]
25 November 2016

Creation of a Centre for the Study of the Nabis and Symbolism to mark the 30th anniversary of the Musée d’Orsay

Following on from Marlene and Spencer Hays’ recent donation to the Musée d’Orsay as well as Zeïneb and Jean-Pierre Marcie-Rivière’... [Read more]
23 November 2016

5th Strategic Attractiveness Council Meeting

Michel Sapin participated in the 5th Strategic Attractiveness Council meeting, taking the opportunity to remind those in attendanc... [Read more]
23 November 2016

COP22: speeding up implementation of the Paris Agreement

The 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Agreement on Climate Change (COP22) took place in Marrakech, Mo... [Read more]
21 November 2016

Space in the spotlight

The successful launches of Ariane 5 (carrying four Galileo satellites) and the Soyuz spacecraft, with French astronaut Thomas Pesq... [Read more]
18 November 2016

Signature of the International Solar Alliance’s Statutes: a major step forward in the Paris Agreement’s implementation

On 15 November, Ségolène Royal and Shri Anil Madhav Dave, India’s Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, signed the S... [Read more]
16 November 2016

New measures in support of tourism

On 7 November 2016, the Prime Minister convened the Interministerial Tourism Committee at the Hôtel de Matignon. Objective: to pre... [Read more]
14 November 2016

Job creation in the private sector is at its highest level since 2008

According to estimates from the INSEE (national statistical agency) and the DARES (the Ministry of Labour's directorate for resear... [Read more]
14 November 2016