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Conference for peace in the Middle East - Paris, January 15, 2017


Over 70 countries and international organisations will attend this conference hosted by Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Jean-Marc Ayrault. French President François Hollande will also participate.

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Ministers support "Make in Europe" to boost Europe's industry


Op-ed by M. Matthias Fekl, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, the Promotion of Tourism and French Nationals Abroad, and M. Christophe Sirugue, Minister of State for Industry, published in the daily newspaper "Libération."

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A new French Agency for Biodiversity


The agency started its work on January 1, 2017 to secure protection of France’s stunning nature. A knowledge, coordination, monitoring and technical support tool for all stakeholders.

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United States - Middle East Peace Process


Statement by Mr. Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development (Paris - December 28, 2016)

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France shares Germans' grief after Berlin attack


François Hollande and Jean-Marc Ayrault express France’s solidarity with Germany after a truck driver killed and injured many people at a Christmas market.

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Syria / Aleppo - United Nations Security Council adopts a resolution


Statement by Mr. Jean-Marc Ayrault, French Minister of Foreign Affairs (December 19, 2016)

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"The France of 2016 is much more innovative than it was 10 or even 5 years ago."


Prime Minister Cazeneuve addressed the economic actors of Lyon, "capital of know-how and innovation".

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Secretary Kerry accepts French Grand Legion of Honor Award


Remarks by Secretary of State John Kerry - Le Quai d’Orsay, Paris - December 10, 2016

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France's bid for World Expo 2025


Letter from Mr. François Hollande, President of the Republic, to Mr. Vicente G. Loscertales, Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions

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New measures in support of tourism


Tourist safety, support to businesses and employment, communication actions and social measures on behalf of the least well-off were all on the last Interministerial Tourism Committee’s agenda.

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