Lille and Paris candidate cities for the relocation of UK-based European agencies

Lille and Paris are bidding to host the new headquarters of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and European Banking Authority (EB... [Read more]
7 August 2017

Interministerial Council for Tourism

With some 83 million international tourists received in 2016, France is the world’s top tourist destination. In order to consolida... [Read more]
26 July 2017

Bastille Day 2017: "Operational together"

"Operational together" is this year’s chosen theme for the Bastille Day festivities on 14 July. With the terror threat still loomi... [Read more]
13 July 2017

Making Paris the leading European Financial Centre post-Brexit

On 7 July, at the Monnaie de Paris, Edouard Philippe, Prime minister, presented measures to all relevant stakeholders to establish... [Read more]
10 July 2017

Endocrine disruptors: national measures following the adoption of a European definition

EU Member States have recently adopted a definition of endocrine disruptors used in pesticides. At the same time, the European Com... [Read more]
6 July 2017

Édouard Philippe's general policy statement: Key points at a glance

On 4 July 2017 the Prime Minister delivered his general policy statement before the National Assembly. The key points outlined in ... [Read more]
5 July 2017

Addressing migration challenges in Europe

On 29 June, Gérard Collomb, Ministre d’État, Minister of the Interior, received Dimitris Avramopoulos, European Commissioner for M... [Read more]
4 July 2017

1927-2017. Simone Veil has died

A committed pro-European, on 30 June 2017 Simone Veil has died at the age of 89.... [Read more]
3 July 2017

What is a general policy statement?

On 4 July 2017, the Prime Minister, Édouard Philippe, will deliver his general policy statement before the National Assembly. Here... [Read more]
3 July 2017

Legislating by Ordinance: a standard democratic procedure

Article 38 of the Constitution allows the Government to ask Parliament for authorisation, for a limited period, to take measures b... [Read more]
27 June 2017