Public finances: France leaves the excessive deficit procedure

The bill on budget review and approval of accounts for 2017 was presented to the Council of Ministers on 23 May. The same day, the... [Read more]
24 May 2018

Tech for Good Summit: digital stakeholders make concrete commitments for the common good

On 23 May, the President of the Republic welcomed at Elysée Palace sixty or so digital CEOs for the Tech for Good summit to talk a... [Read more]
24 May 2018

Biodiversity, the other battle to be fought

Nicolas Hulot, Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, has outlined his strategy for action aimed at protecting biod... [Read more]
22 May 2018

Iran: France vows to defend its companies' interests

On 15 May Ministers Bruno Le Maire and Jean-Yves Le Drian convened some sixty French companies who could be impacted by the sancti... [Read more]
18 May 2018

Gaza: France condemns the violence

During the US embassy’s inauguration in Jerusalem on 14 May, violent clashes broke out between Palestinian protesters and Israeli ... [Read more]
16 May 2018

Speech by Édouard Philippe in remembrance of the World War I Battle of Villers-Bretonneux

The Prime Minister Édouard Philippe and his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull have begun two days of commemorations, on 24 a... [Read more]
25 April 2018

France's four aims regarding Syria

Following the air strikes, conducted jointly with its allies in Syria in the early hours of 14 April, France is now pursuing four ... [Read more]
20 April 2018

Europe: building a new sovereignty

During a speech delivered to the European Parliament on 17 April 2018, the President of the Republic presented his vision of Europ... [Read more]
18 April 2018

The military intervention in Syria has punished a repeated violation of international law

A Parliamentary debate was held on 16 April following the military intervention in Syria. It provided the Prime Minister with an o... [Read more]
17 April 2018

Stability Programme 2018-2022: more optimistic forecasts than first expected

The Government presented its Stability Programme to the Council of Ministers on 11 April 2018; the document outlines the medium-te... [Read more]
13 April 2018