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Euro 2016 generated €1.22 billion boost for French economy

From June to July last year, France hosted football’s Euro 2016. An independent study shows how beneficial it was to host the competition in terms of business and employment.


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

Over 70 countries and international organisations met in Paris on 15 January 2017 to reaffirm their support for a just, lasting and comprehensive resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


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."


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.


United States - Middle East Peace Process

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


Secretary Kerry accepts French Grand Legion of Honor Award

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


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.



The Ambassador's Wishes

New year greetings from Gérard Araud, Ambassador of France to the United States.

The embassy and the consulates