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Spain – Attack in Barcelona

Statement and communiqué from the French authorities - August 18, 2017


"The planet needs drastic action, not a stay of execution."

Op-Ed by Mr. Nicolas Hulot, Ministre d’Etat, Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, in the daily newspaper "Le Monde"


A new plan to consolidate France as the world's top destination

In order to consolidate this position and reach the objective of receiving 100 million international tourists by 2020, the Prime Minister has put together an Interministerial Council for Tourism.


2017 Ambassadors' Week

An opportunity to gain a greater insight into the work of Ambassadors and to enable the public to learn about major topical diplomatic issues. This year’s theme: "Revitalizing our action in a radically changing world".


In support of United Nations efforts, France contributes to solving the Lybian crisis (July 25, 2017)

Joint declaration by the Chmn. of the Presidential Council of Libya and the Cmdr. of the Libyan National Army


Jean-Yves Le Drian: "A strong and ambitious France"

Interview given by the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs to the French daily newspaper "Le Monde" (June 29, 2017)


Emmanuel Macron: "We've got to create a Europe which protects."

Interview given by Mr. Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic, to the daily newspaper “Le Figaro” (Paris - June 22, 2017)


Paris becomes an Olympic Park on June 23 and 24, 2017

To celebrate Olympic Day, Paris will offer the public the biggest sports park ever conceived in the heart of a major city. The event is part of Paris’s bid for the 2024 Olympic Games.


Make Our Planet Great Again: a call to join France in leading the fight against climate change

Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic (Paris - June 8, 2017)



Green Embassy Project

France is committed to fighting climate change, down to its embassies abroad. The French Embassy in Washington, DC is proud to have taken the initiative to implement changes and lead in the Green Embassies movement.

La Maison Française



The embassy & the consulates