France welcomes the commitment of all Mediterranean countries to ensure low pollution from ships in the Mediterranean

At the Conference of the Parties to the Barcelona Convention, which was held in Naples from 2 to 5 December, the European Union an... [Read more]
6 December 2019

NATO Summit

The President of the Republic has invited dialogue on three priority issues, which call for collective responses: how to ensure pe... [Read more]
3 December 2019

France re-elected to the International Maritime Organization Council

On the occasion of the 31st Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), held in London from 25 November to 4 Decemb... [Read more]
2 December 2019

Education in citizenship promoted by France and the Council of Europe

The Conference of Ministers of Education rounded off the series of events that marked France's presidency of the Council of Europe... [Read more]
27 November 2019

France adopts a regulatory framework for blockchains

France has finalised the regulatory framework governing applications of blockchains to financial services, extending it to digital... [Read more]
25 November 2019

International corporate tax

The reform of international tax rules must allow for a reduction in tax optimisation, explains a memo from the Council of Economic... [Read more]
20 November 2019

France has a strong ambition to ensure that Europe is able to meet the ecological challenge

The Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition was in Brussels on 18 November 2019 for an initial round of working meeti... [Read more]
18 November 2019

Franco-German agreement on defence export controls

This agreement is fully in accordance with the implementation of the Treaty of Aachen, whereby France and Germany agreed to draw u... [Read more]
14 November 2019

European Commission: France proposes Thierry Breton

The President of the Republic has submitted his proposal to the President of the European Commission to appoint Thierry Breton as ... [Read more]
28 October 2019

Food security: France launches new international strategy

More than two billion people are currently food insecure, which is more than a quarter of the world’s population. France’s new str... [Read more]
22 October 2019