The Committee of Signatories of the Nouméa Accord: an important political agreement on electoral rolls

On 2 November, the Prime Minister, assisted by the Minister for Overseas France, Annick Girardin, chaired the 16th meeting of the ... [Read more]
3 November 2017

France stands by the Council of Europe and the ECHR

On 31 October, the President of the Republic paid an official visit to the Council of Europe and European Court of Human Rights (E... [Read more]
2 November 2017

Édouard Philippe at the World Electronics Forum: "Angers has succeeded in creating an ecosystem like no other in the field of electronics"

During his visit to Angers, where the 22nd World Electronics Forum was held on 27 October, the Prime Minister praised the region’s... [Read more]
30 October 2017

Glyphosate: France continues to seek a compromise with its European partners

On 25 October, the European Union (EU) failed to reach a decision on the renewal period for glyphosate, for which the licence expi... [Read more]
27 October 2017

France takes action to preserve cultivated biodiversity

France is committed to conserving the diversity of the genetic heritage of cultivated plants (plant genetic resources). The new ac... [Read more]
27 October 2017

An action plan for the robust and ambitious implementation of CETA

On 25 October, the Government approved, during the Council of Ministers, an action plan on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Ag... [Read more]
26 October 2017

A year after the camp was dismantled, the situation in Calais is now much improved

Since Calais’ illegal camp, where some 7,400 migrants were living, was evacuated a year ago, the local situation has much improved... [Read more]
25 October 2017

Posted workers: an ambitious agreement reached

The European ministers of Labour and of Social Affairs met in Luxembourg on 23 October, and agreed on a revision of the directive ... [Read more]
24 October 2017

Fight against smoking

On 20 October, Gérald Darmanin, Minister for Public Action and Accounts, spoke at the Congress of Tobacco Retailers. He highlighte... [Read more]
23 October 2017

The fall of Raqqa: action against Daesh in the Levant has reached an important milestone

The Military Staff of the Global Coalition against Daesh has confirmed, on 20 October, the liberation of the city of Raqqa, in Syr... [Read more]
23 October 2017