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Disappearance of Egyptair flight MS804

Statement by M. François Hollande, President of the Republic (Paris - May 19, 2016)


NATO - Jean-Marc Ayrault's participation in the Ministers of Foreign Affairs meeting

Preparation for the NATO summit in Warsaw on July 8-9. (Brussels - May 19, 2016)


International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development hosts a debate at the Quai d’Orsay on the topic “How can we promote equal rights?” (Paris - May 17, 2016)


Participation of Jean-Marc Ayrault in the meeting of the International Syria Support Group

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development will visit Vienna on May 17, 2016.


France reaffirms unwavering support to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault met with UN High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein on May 13, 2016.


Manuel Valls announces new measures against radicalization

On May 9, 2016, the Prime Minister introduced a plan of 80 measures to combat terrorism.


Syria - Ministerial meeting in "Paris format"

Statement by M. Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development (Paris - May 9, 2016)


European Union - Europe Day (May 9, 2016)

Anniversary of the Robert Schumann Declaration. On this symbolic day, Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, will visit Strasbourg, the seat of the European institutions.


President François Hollande: "Towards a global agenda on health security"

An op-ed about France’s health security priorities published in "The Lancet," a UK medical journal.


Ségolène Royal and Anne Hidalgo to visit Washington D.C.

The president of the COP21, Ségolène Royal, and the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, will attend the Climate Action 2016 summit on May 5.



Business Week 2016 - The impact of women in business

On May 19, at the first-ever Franco-American Business Week, a panel focused on the positive impact of women in business. We interviewed the participating panelists, three women who all hold top leadership positions in major companies.

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