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An initiative to build the democracy of the 21st century

The 4th Global Summit of the Open Government Partnership (December 7-9) brings together representatives of more than 70 governments engaged with civil society to enhance transparency and the power of citizens.


Aleppo - "The urgent need now is for an immediate ceasefire."

Statement by the heads of state and government of France, Germany, Canada, the United States, Italy and the United Kingdom.


F. Hollande in Abu Dhabi to safeguard heritage under threat

The President of the French Republic will travel to Abu Dhabi on December 2-3, 2016, for the Conference on Safeguarding Endangered Cultural Heritage.


Jean-Marc Ayrault: "Digital sector needs to be regulated."

Speech by the French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, on the occasion of the "Soirée numérique," the Quai d’Orsay’s digital night.


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


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.


United States of America – Presidential election

Statement by Mr. François Hollande, President of the Republic (Paris - November 9, 2016)


Climate - Paris climate change agreement enters into force

November 4, 2016 is a historic day for the planet because it marks the climate agreement’s entry into force.


Art - Outstanding donation to France by an American couple

Marlene and Spencer Hays’ outstanding donation is the most significant French museums have received from a foreign donator since 1945.

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