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News From France - Archives

Published on February 27, 2015


Vol. 18.04 / October 2018

  • Final News From France issue
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk
  • Essays à la française: la dissertation
  • Interview Chloe Bensahel
  • France Celebrates European Heritage Days
  • Artificial Intelligence in France
  • Learning French with cartoons
  • Coming up from the Cultural Services
  • Perpignan: Discover the heart of French Catalonia

Vol. 18.03 / July 2018

  • France wins the World Cup!
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk
  • "Fiers d’être bleus": young, passionate team leads France to victory
  • France’s fight for the world’s oceans
  • Viva Tech Conference Held in Paris
  • Romans de l’été
  • Paris’ first digital museum of fine art
  • Avignon: A medieval city with a fresh, creative spirit

Vol. 18.02 / June 2018

  • From the Ambassador’s desk
  • Launch of online diplomatic archives
  • Marlène Schiappa visits New York
  • Interview: Ambassador of Digital Affairs David Martinon
  • In Depth: President Emmanuel Macron’s State Visit to Washington
  • First double face transplant performed in France
  • Tribute to Paul Bocuse, chef of the century
  • Women of French Diplomacy
  • Destination of the Month: Poitiers

Vol. 18.01 / February-March 2018

  • A message from Ambassador Gérard Araud
  • No Impunity for chemical weapons use
  • Sign up for our new e-newsletter!
  • Interview: Marjorie Chorlins
  • In Depth: France, world sporting capital
  • French Tech hosts Nautic startup day
  • Paris hosts One Planet Summit
  • Cézanne exhibit to open at the National Gallery
  • Read more with the Albertine Prize!
  • Destination of the Month: Colmar


Vol. 17.11 / December 2017

  • A message from Ambassador Gérard Araud
  • New format!
  • Chateaubriand fellowship
  • Interview: BuzzFeed France editor Cécile Dehesdin
  • In Depth: French-U.S. economic ties
  • FACT-O conference
  • French labor laws
  • Albertine Festival
  • French cookbooks
  • Destination of the Month: Dijon

Vol. 17.10 / October 2017

  • A message from Ambassador Gérard Araud
  • The Embassy’s new bees
  • Musicals at the Maison Française
  • Interview Nicole Duplaix, conservationist
  • France on the forefront of wind technology
  • Monnaie de Paris
  • Dual language fund launch
  • Destination of the Month: Loire Valley

Vol. 17.05 / May 2017

  • A message from Ambassador Gérard Araud
  • The Patrouille de France travels the U.S. to commemorate WWI alliance
  • The Fourth Annual Lafayette debates
  • Grande Fête de la Francophonie
  • Interview: Brice Kapel
  • The Patrouille de France jets across the United States
  • France’s eco-friendly architecture movement
  • New biogas plant in Northern France
  • New polar museum imitates the artics
  • Rare Moustapha Alassane retrospective at MoMA
  • Destination of the Month: Corsica’s GR 20

Vol. 17.04 / April 2017

  • A message from Ambassador Gérard Araud
  • Paris hosts world’s largest agricultural fair
  • French Series: International Women’s Day
  • France’s CrossCheck project combats fake news
  • French Women’s Soccer Team
  • How do French elections work?
  • Leading global agriculture event held at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles
  • Paris issues requirement for anti-pollution stickers
  • Frédéric Bazille at the National Gallery of Art
  • Destination of the Month: Nice

Vol. 17.03 / March 2017

  • A message from Ambassador Gérard Araud
  • French Series on climate change
  • France Alumni USA’s DC launch
  • Interview: Amadou Koné
  • In Depth: A guide to French wines
  • Startup incubator at Station F
  • Converting CO2 to CO
  • More shops stay open on Sundays
  • Tilt Kids festival
  • Destination of the Month: Versailles

Vol. 17.02 / February 2017

  • A message from Ambassador Gérard Araud
  • France introduces new email law
  • World’s first solar paneled road
  • Interview: Marie-Hélène Fasquel-Erhart
  • In Depth: Preserving the world’s cultural heritage
  • French tech at CES 2017
  • CNRS study on tech and memory
  • The Ballet de Lorraine in the U.S.
  • Le Grand Musée du Parfum
  • Destination of the Month: Île de Porquerolles

Vol. 17.01 / January 2017

  • A message from Ambassador Gérard Araud
  • Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian visits Washington, D.C.
  • Four French honorees named in Foreign Policy’s top 100 Global Thinkers
  • Interview:Maud Arnold, tap dancer
  • In Depth: French Holiday Traditions
  • French astronaut Thomas Pesquet arrives at International Space Station
  • Earth-like planet could be habitable
  • Artisanal coffee in Paris
  • Celebrate philosophy this January!
  • Destination of the Month: Lille


Vol. 16.09 / December 2016

  • A message from Ambassador Gérard Araud
  • Minister of State for Victim Assistance Juliette Méadel visits the United States
  • Minister Michel Sapin meets with startups and attends the fall meetings of the IMF and World Bank in D.C.
  • Interview: Elaine Sciolino, writer and journalist
  • In Depth: U.S. elections: What is at stake for France?
  • French companies honored by CES
  • Startups attend Le Village by CA innovation day 2016
  • La Place hip hop hub opens in Les Halles, Paris
  • Albertine recommends the latest in French literature!
  • Destination of the Month: Saint-Malo

Vol. 16.08 / November 2016

  • France and the U.S. talk race, identity and culture at Festival Albertine
  • A message from Ambassador Gérard Araud
  • Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault in Washington and New York to discuss Syria
  • Minister Michel Sapin meets with startups and attends the fall meetings of the IMF and World Bank in D.C.
  • Interview: Bénédicte de Montlaur, French Embassy Cultural Counselor
  • In Depth: French startups flourish in the United States
  • French “micro-bakery” startup Le Bread Xpress brings fresh baguettes to America
  • New technology transmits Internet signal through light waves
  • Street art museum Art 42 opens in Paris
  • Slam-rapper and singer Gaël Faye’s impressive literary debut
  • Destination of the Month: Etretat

Vol. 16.07 / October 2016

  • France Alumni USA platform launches
  • A message from Ambassador Gérard Araud
  • Minister Ségolène Royal attends “Our Ocean” conference
  • Emily Greenhouse, Managing Editor of The New Yorker
  • The French President and Ministers’ week at the UNGA
  • INRA releases study on reducing food waste
  • France takes home nine golds at Rio Paralympics
  • Events you don’t want to miss
  • Destination of the Month: Réunion island

Vol. 16.06 / July 2016

  • French officials offer support following shooting in Orlando
  • World War II veterans receive Legion of Honor
  • Interview with the Musée de Louvre’s Guillaume Faroult and Catherine Voiriot
  • France seeks a third title in the 2016 Euro Championship
  • New York hosts 2016 French Touch Conference
  • Best Capital Baguette Contest
  • Charlie Hebdo journalists honored at Newseum
  • Washington, D.C. is the next city to be featured in a Michelin guide
  • Destination of the Month: Bordeaux

Vol. 16.05 / June 2016

  • 2016 Climate Action Summit
  • Secretary of State John Kerry attends ministerial meeting in Paris
  • Léonore de Roquefeuil and Laila Lawa, CEO and chief of staff of
  • At the Invictus Games, "wounded warriors" find new sense of strength
  • First-ever French-American Business Week
  • Revolutionary French coding school "42" will open a location in Silicon Valley
  • French sailor François Gabart wins Transat Bakerly
  • EU Open House celebrates "football"
  • Destination of the Month: Brocéliande

Vol. 16.04 / May 2016

  • More than 170 countries gather to sign the Paris Agreement
  • President François Hollande attends Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, D.C.
  • Interview with members of the Interfaith tour
  • The Lafayette Debates honor the French-American spirit of intellectual exchange
  • Following Panama Papers revelations, Finance Minister Michel Sapin focuses on fight against tax evasion
  • France ranks second in Diplomacy.Live’s 2016 study
  • MoMA’s "A Strange New Beauty" looks at Degas through a different lens
  • 16 World War II veterans awarded Legion of Honor
  • Destination of the month: Cannes

Vol. 16.03 / April 2016

  • A celebration of excellence in French cuisine at Goût de / Good France
  • A message from Ambassador Gérard Araud
  • Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve visits Washington, D.C.
  • Secretary John Kerry and counterpart Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault attend ministerial meeting in Paris
  • Third edition of Kalorama Conversations focuses on prison systems in France and America
  • Goût de / Good France promotes French cuisine around the world
  • President Hollande hosts French Tech Ticket laureates in Paris
  • French talent shines at SXSW once again
  • A taste of francophone countries at the annual Grande Fête
  • Paris boutique Le Bon Marché celebrates "geriatric starlet" Iris Apfel
  • Destination of the month: Reims

Vol. 16.02 / March 2016

  • Jean-Marc Ayrault appointed minister of foreign affairs
  • Paris unveils its logo for 2024 bid
  • Interview: Pierre Comizzoli, research veterinarian at the Smithsonian National Zoo
  • Television and cinema in France: a source of national pride, with international appeal
  • Website devoted to wine tourism in France launched
  • Following Mardi Gras celebrations, Ambassador Araud visits Louisiana
  • French scientists contribute to breakthrough discovery on Einstein’s theory of relativity
  • Massachusetts hosts French-American Innovation Day
  • Destination of the month: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Vol. 16.01 / February 2016

  • At CES 2016, French Tech stronger than ever
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A message from Gérard Araud
  • One year after Charlie Hebdo attacks, Paris pays tribute to victims
  • Minister of the Environment Ségolène Royal visits California
  • Staff Sergeant Spencer Stone, hero of Thalys attacks
  • Mustang to represent France at the Academy Awards
  • King Louis XIV’s tapestries come to life at the Getty
  • Paris’s Halle Freyssinet hopes to become world’s biggest startup incubator
  • French company Michel et Augustin pursues the American dream
  • Destination of the month: Guadeloupe


Vol. 15.11 / November-December 2015

  • At COP21, a global solution to climate change
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A message from Gérard Araud
  • Leaders gather to tackle climate change at COP21
  • Brice Lalonde, Special Advisor on Sustainable Development to the UN Global Compact
  • Americans show solidarity with France in aftermath of attacks in Paris
  • After Paris attacks, arts are more important than ever
  • New exhibition at the VMFA explores the "evolution of a genius"
  • French student takes home prize from Google Science Fair
  • NETVA 2015 welcomes talented French startups to the U.S.
  • Strasbourg, destination of the month

Vol. 15.10 / October 2015

  • On a train to Paris, American tourists become international heroes
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A message from Gérard Araud
  • President Hollande and Minister Fabius attend the UNGA
  • FACTS Conference takes place in Washington, D.C.
  • The magic of "Carmen"according to two French opera stars
  • On a European vacation, three American friends become international heroes
  • Best of France draws thousands to New York City
  • Seuls en Scène festival brings French theater to Princeton University
  • Airbus plant opens in Mobile, Alabama
  • Bolloré Group launches BlueIndy in Indianapolis
  • Le Mont Saint-Michel

Vol. 15.08 / August 2015

  • Vive la France! On July 14, Bastille Day celebrations take place throughout the world
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A message from Gérard Araud
  • Minister Emmanuel Macron promotes French tech abroad
  • Defense Minister Le Drian visits the U.S. for 4th of July
  • Arnaud Guillois, Spokesperson and Press Counselor
  • On 226th anniversary of Bastille Day, French pride shown in Paris, Washington, D.C. and beyond
  • French Touch Conference promotes startup investment
  • Paris air show attracts vendors from around the world
  • PSG takes to U.S. fields for International Champions Cup
  • Statue of Liberty marks its 130th year in the U.S.
  • Gates Foundation will fund vaccines in 6 countries

Vol. 15.07 / July 2015

  • Land ho! After its arrival in America, the Hermione is greeted by Minister Ségolène Royal and U.S. officials
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A message from Gérard Araud
  • Presidents Obama and Hollande meet at the G7 SummitPresidents
  • Meeting of Global Coalition to counter Daesh held in Paris
  • Luc Jacquet, director of Ice and Sky and March of the Penguins
  • On trip to the U.S., Minister Ségolène Royal welcomes the Hermione and discusses environmental issues
  • Hydroptère seeks to break record from L.A. to Hawaii
  • Facebook to establish international research center in Paris
  • The French Embassy brings Fête de la Musique to D.C.
  • "Paris exhibition showcases evolution of hip-hop
  • Embassy Adoption Program hosts Shepherd Elementary

Vol. 15.06 / June 2015

  • French and American leaders gather in Paris for 70th anniversary of the victory of Allied Forces
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A message from Gérard Araud
  • On V-E Day, Minister Fabius hosts Secretary Kerry in Paris
  • Ambassador Araud promotes French initiatives out west
  • Jérémie Blin, Political Counselor for Africa and Latin America
  • At newly renovated embassy, France and Germany unite for EU Open House
  • Ubi i/o introduces French startups to the U.S. market
  • Worldwide Symposium looks at the future of business
  • The VMFA explores floral still life in the Art of the Flower
  • "Alors on Danse" attendees move to classic tunes.

Vol. 15.05 / May 2015

  • Minister Fabius discusses initiatives against climate change at Major Economies Forum
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A message from Gérard Araud
  • Minister Laurent Fabius attends Major Economies Forum
  • Catherine Lévy-Silveira, Head of School at Lycée Rochambeau
  • After years of preparation, the Hermione sets sail from France for America
  • IPSEN Bioscience opens R&D center in Cambridge
  • Two French companies receive Patents for Humanity award
  • The Lafayette Debates bring together students from across the U.S.
  • Grande Fête celebrates Francophonie around the globe
  • Ambassador Araud’s Twitter chat reaches nearly 100,000

Vol. 15.04 / April 2015

  • Goût de France / Good France gathers thousands to celebrate French gastronomy
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A message from Gérard Araud
  • Leaders discuss sustainable development at FOCUS 2015
  • Roger Cukierman, President of French-Jewish Institutions
  • Goût de France / Good France celebrates French gastronomy around the world
  • Ambassador Araud promotes French business in South Carolina
  • Paris named capital of Airbnb home-sharing by U.S. CEO
  • The Month of Francophonie is celebrated throughout the U.S.

Vol. 15.03 / March 2015

  • Strong French support for the White House Summit to Counter Violent Extremism
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A message from Gérard Araud
  • Minister of Justice Christiane Taubira visits the U.S.
  • Mercedes Abramo, CEO of Cartier North America
  • With launch of Business France, the country seeks to expand foreign investment
  • Ambassador Araud visits Boston; speaks at MIT and Harvard
  • Marion Cotillard attends screening of two new films in L.A.
  • French participation in Louisiana’s Mardi Gras celebrations

Vol. 15.02 / January 30 2015

  • Following the attacks in France, a national wave of solidarity in the U.S.
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A message from Gérard Araud
  • Officials and community leaders show their support
  • Following attacks, Americans gather with French in solidarity
  • Messages of condolence across the United States
  • NYPD supports law enforcement community in Paris

Vol. 15.01 / January 12 2015

  • In Washington and beyond, a successful end to 2014 for France and America
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A message from Gérard Araud
  • France and the U.S. sign Holocaust compensation agreement
  • Justin Vaisse, Director of Policy Planning at the French MFA
  • Pictures worth a thousand words: a successful year for France and the United States
  • FAID fosters dialogue among experts on energy storage
  • Rare edition of Shakespeare’s works discovered in France
  • 24 veterans presented with Legion of Honor in Washington


Vol. 14.11 / November 2014

  • Veterans Day: among many generations, shared French-American values remain
  • Minister Laurent Fabius hosts Secretary John Kerry in Paris
  • Ambassador Gérard Araud makes his first visit to Florida
  • Gregor Trumel, Consul General of France in New Orleans
  • Wartime, then and now: nearly a century after WWI, France remembers bravery of veterans
  • France projected as number one in wine production for 2014

Vol. 14.10 / October 2014

  • An eye on defense: Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian meets with U.S. counterpart Chuck Hagel
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A welcome message from Mr. Gérard Araud
  • French citizens awarded Nobel Prize in Economics and Literature
  • Brigadier General Vincent Cousin, Defense Attaché
  • American delegation visits France to exchange ideas on nutrition in schools
  • NETVA welcomes French startup companies to the U.S.
  • Focus on digital technology at "France-Atlanta 2014"
  • Albertine Books opens its doors to NYC francophiles
  • Ambassador Gérard Araud speaks at "Spirit of Mount Vernon"

Vol. 14.09 / September 2014

  • Working together for international security: a busy month for France and the U.S.
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A welcome message from Mr. Gérard Araud
  • France and America take action in response to growing security threats
  • Ambassador Gérard Araud presents his credentials to President Obama
  • Mark Sherringham, Head of French Schools Department
  • 2014 World Equestrian Games showcase remarkable talent in Normandy
  • Artur Ávila receives the Fields Medal for mathematics
  • Lasker-DeBakey award goes to accomplished French scientist
  • L’Hermione will set sail for America in 2015

Vol. 14.07 / August 2014

  • Linked by History: July Marks National Celebrations in France and the U.S.
  • A Farewell Message From François Delattre
  • American Group Gathers Funds for Chartres Expo in U.S.
  • Charles Kolb, President, French-American Foundation
  • Americans Get Creative in Celebrating Bastille Day
  • NEST Conference Gathers the Best in French, U.S. Science

Vol. 14.06 / July 2014

  • D-Day Special Edition: 70 Years Later, Honoring Those Who Were There
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A Monthly Message From François Delattre
  • Looking Back at D-Day: A History of Courage
  • French President, Citizens Invite World to Remember
  • In U.S., France Commemorates its American Defenders
  • Petition Seeks UNESCO Status for D-Day Beaches

Vol. 14.05 / June 2014

  • Laurent Fabius, France’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Visits Chicago and Washington
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A Monthly Message From François Delattre
  • In U.S., Minister Addresses Gamut of French Foreign Policy
  • Rep. James Oberstar, Great Friend of France, Dies at 79
  • Véronique Aulagnon, Counselor for Global Affairs
  • France and Germany Celebrate Culture in Washington
  • French Firm Reaches Completion on Miami Tunnel Project
  • 8,000 Cafés and Counting: Paris Tourism by the Numbers
  • The Cannes Film Festival: French-American From the Start

Vol. 14.04 / May 2014

  • French Finance Minister Michel Sapin Discusses Global Finance in Washington
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A Monthly Message From François Delattre
  • President Welcomes Bill Gates for Talks on Development
  • Head of French Armed Forces Visits United States
  • Cameron Griffith, Congressional Affairs Liaison
  • France’s Economic Diplomacy: an Opportunity for All
  • French Company Exhibits Canned Wine at U.S. Convention
  • "Art of Pastry" Event Showcases French-U.S. Partnership
  • FLA-FRA Festival Brings Month of French Culture to Florida

Vol. 14.03 / April 2014

  • Virginia Governor, Ambassador Sign Agreement in Sustainable Development
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A Monthly Message From François Delattre
  • French Delegation Honors WWII Veterans in Houston
  • Irène Serot-Alméras, Director of Civil Society Cooperation
  • French-Speaking Cultures Celebrated Throughout U.S.
  • Ten French Startups Show at South by Southwest Festival
  • French Aviation Company Wins Defense Industry Award
  • Richmond, Va., Organizes 22nd French Film Festival
  • French Baseball Team Competes in Arizona Spring Training

Vol. 14.02 / March 2014

  • President Hollande Conducts State Visit at Invitation of President Obama
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A Monthly Message From François Delattre
  • New York Consulate Honors Harlem Hellfighters
  • Minh-Hà Pham, Science and Technology Attaché
  • President Hollande Heads Successful State Visit to U.S.
  • Online French Film Festival Available Worldwide
  • Embassy Decorates 11 U.S. Veterans with Legion of Honor
  • During U.S. Tour, Compagnie Kafig Fuses Old and New
  • American Receives Top Honor at Angoulême Comic Festival

Vol. 14.01 / February 2014

  • French Minister of Defense Meets With Top U.S. Officials in Washington
  • Bordeaux and LA Celebrate 50 Years as Sister Cities
  • Tomas Macek, Counselor for European and Eurasian
    Affairs at the Embassy of France
  • King Cake: French Tradition for New-World Tastes
  • Strong French Presence at Major U.S. Electronics Show
  • Embassy Hosts Language Webinar, Part of Spring Series
  • New Orleans Carnival Kicks Off With Joan of Arc Parade
  • DJ Duo Daft Punk Triumphs at This Year’s Grammys


Vol. 13.10 / December 2013

  • Ambassador Honored in Celebration of One Hundred Years of French Education
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A Monthly Message From François Delattre
  • Embassy Hosts Galas for French Culture, Defense Attachés
  • Claire Aubin, Counselor for Social Affairs
  • Washington, Atlanta, Miami: France Organizes Trio of Festivals in the United States
  • Denver Art Museum Offers "Passport to Paris"
  • French Photo Exhibit Shown From NY Review of Books

Vol. 13.09 / November 2013

  • French Pilots Win Triple Gold at World Stunt-Flying Championship in Texas
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A Message From François Delattre
  • Embassy of France Honors Press Freedom in Washington
  • Protecting the Planet: Special Envoy Nicolas Hulot
  • French Officials Address Global Affairs in Washington
  • Annual Young Leaders Meeting Held in Atlanta This Year
  • Before Demolition, Artists Turn Paris Building Into Gallery
  • After Chicago, Lascaux Cave Exhibition Opens in Houston

Vol. 13.08 / October 2013

  • French and U.S. Legislators Gather in D.C., Seeking Common Policy Solutions
  • French Cultural Center of Boston Celebrates Heritage Days
  • French Senators, Ambassador Visit Pennsylvania, Congress
  • Aymeric Chuzeville, Political Counselor
  • Taste of France: Innovation and Tradition in New York
  • The French Embassy Hosts Euro Night 2013 in Washington

Vol. 13.07 / August 2013

  • On July 14, Friends of France Celebrate Bastille Day Around the United States
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A Message From François Delattre
  • Tour de France Innovates Tradition With 100th Race
  • Netva Partners with Microsoft, Expands to Washington
  • Exhibit on Le Corbusier Opens at New York’s MoMa

Vol. 13.06 / July 2013

  • On History’s Anniversaries, France Honors its Defenders Throughout the U.S.
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A Message From François Delattre
  • Paris Air Show Celebrates 50th Anniversary at Le Bourget
  • Marseille-Provence Delivers as Culture Capital 2013
  • Summit Joins Policymakers, Creative Industries in D.C.

Vol. 13.05 / June 2013

  • France and Germany Co-Host EU Open House, part of "Franco-German Year"
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A Message From François Delattre
  • French Embassy Remembers Story of the Oiseau Blanc
  • Urban Corps Festival Brings French Hip-Hop Dance to D.C.
  • Jacksonville French Week Fêtes Heritage, Innovation

Vol. 13.04 / April 2013

  • On world Tour, Cutting-Edge French Warship Aquitaine Stops on Virginia Coast
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A Message From François Delattre
  • Airbus Breaks Ground for $600 million Plant in Mobile, Alabama
  • Bilingual Education: A French Tide Rises in the U.S.
  • U.S. Justice Stephen Breyer Receives High Honor in Paris

Vol. 13.03 / March 2013

  • French for the World: The U.S. Fêtes La Francophonie
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A Message From François Delattre
  • French-U.S. Team Makes Discovery in Fight Against Strep
  • French Start-Up Selling Weather Device in Apple Store
  • Lascaux Cave Exhibit on Display at Chicago’s Field Museum

Vol. 13.02 / February 2013

  • 50 Years of Peace: France Continues U.S. Campaign for "Franco-German Year" 2013
  • From the Ambassador’s Desk: A Message From François Delattre
  • France, EU Partner With U.S. on Human Brain Project
  • France Uses Diplomatie Scientifique for Global Success
  • Brooklyn-Based French Artist Draws on Love of Baseball
  • WWII Vets From Around U.S. Given France’s Highest Honor

Vol. 13.01 / January 2013

  • France, German Embassies Celebrate EU Milestone
  • French Caucus Meets with the Ambassador, Elected Official
  • Joan of Arc Parade Enters Fifth Year in New Orleans
  • Marseille, province Kick off 2013 as Cultural Capital
  • Truffes With Attitude French Supplies Thrives in U.S.
  • Embassy Gathers Elite Group of Space Policy Experts
  • French Economist and MIT Professor to Advise Obama


Vol. 12.09 / December 2012

  • France congratulates President Obama on New Term
  • Police Chief Elected Interpol’s First Female President
  • "Say Oui to France" Encourages Economic Diplomacy
  • French
  • Californian Forum Talks Urban Energy Efficiency
  • French -American Science Festival Seeks Sustainability
  • France-Atlanta Returns for Third Year Partnerships
  • French Photographers Portrays Faces of American South

Vol. 12.08 / November 2012

  • French General Takes Over NATO Command in U.S.
  • Nicolas Guillou, Magistrat de Liaison, Office of Judiciary Cooperation
  • New Holocaust Memorial Inaugurated in Drancy, France
  • France and Germany Celebrate 50 Years of Friendship
  • U.S. Sisters Among 13 Awarded French Legion of Honor
  • Hollande Outlines Priorities at First U.N. Appearance
  • French Electronic Music: A History of Global Success
  • French Group to Attend D.C. Medical Tech Summit

Vol. 12.07 / October 2012

  • New Foreign Affairs Priority: "Economic Diplomacy"
  • Dr. Emilienne Baneth-Nouailhetas, Attaché for University Cooperation
  • French Diplomatic Visits Make for Busy Month in D.C.
  • Amid Turmoil, France Stands With Europe
  • Supporting French Heritage, Amb. Delattre Visits Louisiana
  • In U.S. And Abroad, France Pushes for Peace in Syria
  • For Startups, NETVA Conference Means Business in the U.S.
  • French Business Leader Appointed ceo of Best Buy

Vol. 12.06 / August-September 2012

  • Bastille Day celebrated throughout United States
  • Even in London, French Is Mandatory at the Olympics
  • New Museum Fêtes French Role in U.S. Revolutionary War
  • Ballet at the Paris Opéra, from Élève to Étoile
  • After 30 Years, It’s "Au Revoir" to Internet Pioneer Minitel
  • France Leads the Way in High-Speed International Trains
  • French Embassy Celebrates Telstar at the Smithsonian

Vol. 12.05 / July 2012

  • Remembering D-Day: France Honors its Defenders
  • Syria’s Assad "Must Leave Power:" Foreign Minister
  • France Awards Rep. Oberstar the National Order of Merit
  • French and American FDI: Stable and Growing
  • Energy-Converting "Smart Sidewalks" Coming to U.S.
  • Foreign Ministry Launches Travel Advisory Twitter Account
  • Paris Opéra Ballet Graces Chicago with Classical, New Works

Vol. 12.04 / June 2012

  • Hollande makes first visit to U.S. as President
  • Ambassador hosts Vanity Fair Party
  • President Hollande in Profile
  • The Louvre Embraces Nintendo
  • French Hip-Hop Dance in D.C.

Vol. 12.03 / March-May 2012

  • François Hollande elected President of the Republic
  • France awards Legion of Honor to D-Day Medic
  • Richmond celebrates 20th Annual French Film Festival
  • La Fête de la Francophonie Lights up the District
  • Agricultural exposition takes center stage in Paris

Vol. 12.02 / February 29, 2012

  • The Artist makes Movie History, wins five Oscars
  • Social Networks: French Diplomacy’s New Frontier
  • French Experts discuss nuclear Waste Policy with Congress
  • Tara Oceans: Marine Research for the Planet’s Good
  • Restored French Masterpierce to be Shown at Festival


Vol. 11.08 / October 31, 2011

  • French Scientific Researcher Awarded Nobel Prize for Medicine
  • France, Morocco Launch First High-Speed Railway in Africa and Arab World
  • 230 Years After Yorktown, French-American Ties Endure
  • Areva, Public Energy Co., To Install Wind TurbineFactory in Le Havre
  • New Law Promotes Healthier Eating in French School Cafeterias
  • French Car, World’s Oldest, Sells for Record Bid
  • D.C. Gallery Sheds New Light on Edgar Degas’s Dancers

Vol. 11.07 / September 30, 2011

  • Towers of Solidarity: Paris Group Builds 9/11 Memorial
  • Sarkozy, US Ambassador Remember 9/11 at Embassy in Paris
  • Development on the Docket: G20 Ministers Meet in D.C.
  • La Rentrée : Back to School, Books and Politics
  • Southern France Promotes Solar Power
  • Tech Innovator Builds Battling Quadricopters for Kids
  • Hollywood Pays Tribute to Serge Gainsbourg, Pop Icon

Vol. 11.06 / July 31, 2011

  • French President Nicolas Sarkozy Welcomes Heads of State to G8 in Deauville
  • Christine Lagarde Returns to Washington as Head of IMF
  • France Offers Solutions to Global Food Price Speculation, Works with G20
  • Solar-Powered Aircraft Breaks Record at Paris Air Show
  • Congressional French Caucus Promotes Franco-American Relations
  • French Robotics Co. Receives Public
  • and Private-Sector Support
  • The Creators Project Hosts DJ at the Grand Palais in Paris

Vol. 11.05 / June 3, 2011

  • French President Nicolas Sarkozy Welcomes Heads of State to G8 in Deauville
  • France Commemorates its Denouncement of Slavery
  • French Customs Dismantle Puppy Trafficking Ring
  • Legendary Le Mans Auto Race Shifts into High Gear
  • Hennessy Family Gives Cognac Tasting at French Embassy
  • France’s Fête de la musique Makes Noise All Over the U.S.
  • Anniversary of D-Day Showcases Franco-American Friendship.

Vol. 11.04 / May 31, 2011

  • A Night of Stars at the Residence of France
  • France Commemorates its Denouncement of Slavery
  • Chanel’s Haute Couture on Display in North Carolina
  • Stars, Sand, Sun … Action! The Stage Is Set for the 64th Cannes Film Festival
  • Google and French Research Center Unveil Tech Partnership
  • All Eyes on Roland Garros for the French Open
  • Herzog’s 3-D Film Provides an Unprecedented View of Cave Art

Vol. 11.03 / April 30, 2011

  • France Responds to Japan Crisis
  • Paris Mosque Rector Explores a Franco-Muslim Experience of Secularism
  • Embassy of France Introduces Eco-Friendly Transportation Alternative
  • Philadelphia International Art Festival: A Journey Through Time
  • France and International Allies Offer Support to the Libyan People
  • Cannes MIPTV Conference Projects the Future of Big Screen
  • European Embassies Open Doors To Public in May

Vol. 11.02 / March 31, 2011

  • Alain Juppé Takes the Helm of the French Foreign Ministry
  • International Community Responds to the Crisis in Libya
  • New French Ambassador Assumes His Post
  • U.S. Coast Guard Rescues French Sailor
  • French Alpinist Ascends Mount McKinley
  • The French Foreign Legion: 180 Years of Military Excellence
  • Google 3-D Technology Brings Versailles to the Digital Age

Vol. 11.01 / February 23, 2011

  • French President Visits the United States
  • Stolen Degas Painting Returned to France
  • France "Doubles Down" on Online Gambling
  • Pinball Museum Highlights French Influence on American Pastime
  • French Dance Company Tours U.S.
  • Toulouse Aims to Alleviate Parking Woes


Vol. 10.10 / December 27, 2010

  • France and Atlanta: Together Toward Innovation
  • French Gastronomy: the First in the World
  • France "Doubles Down" on Online Gambling
  • French in the NBA Power Forward
  • French and Belgian Beer Rock Homebrew Competition
  • Christmas in France

Vol. 10.09 / November 30, 2010

  • France Takes the Helm of the G20 Presidency
  • President Sarkozy Appoints New Government
  • Interview with Jack Lang, Special Advisor on Piracy to the UNSG
  • Les Meilleurs Ouvriers de France: A Tradition of Excellence
  • French Inspire New Fitness Movement au Naturel
  • From the Beatles to Bass-tones: Euro-hop Sweeps the U.S.

Vol. 10.08 / October 30, 2010

  • France Passes Law Banning Facial Concealment in Public
  • Recent Retirement Reforms in France
  • France Welcomes 2010 Women’s Forum Global Meeting
  • Les Meilleurs Ouvriers de France: A Tradition of Excellence
  • French Kick-Off Electric Mobility at Paris Auto Show
  • Eurocopter Unveils New Hybrid

Vol. 10.07 / September 30, 2010

  • World Leaders Convene to Tackle Global Poverty
  • Two French Scientists Awarded the Fields Medal
  • Frenchman Floors the Competition at World Judo Championships
  • Head of the Financial Markets Authority Speaks at "Kalorama Lectures"
  • La rentrée scolaire: Back to School
  • Ciao Paris: The Rush of a Parisian Experience

Vol. 10.06 / July 31, 2010

  • Bastille Day celebration takes the nation
  • Agreements caps off French-American effort in polar zone research
  • France takes progressive measures to combat psychological violence
  • French game rolls onto America’s court
  • A dive into Jacques Cousteau ’s undersea world
  • The big Apple enjoys a taste of the South of France

Vol. 10.05 / June 30, 2010

  • 70th anniversary of de Gaulle’s call to arms
  • Normandy landing celebrations
  • French naval aviation turns 100
  • 25th France-Africa summit in Nice

Vol. 10.04 / May 31, 2010

  • A Bloomberg and Vanity Affair With a French Flair
  • The Cannes Film Festival Rolls Out the Red Carpet
  • France Participates in the 2010 Shanghai World Expo
  • France and Maryland Advance Cooperation in Biotechnology
  • French Quarter Festival Celebrates the City’s Cultural Heritage

Vol. 10.03 / April 30, 2010

  • President Sarkozy’s Visits to the U.S. Foster International Cooperation
  • Simone Veil Is Inducted to the Académie Française
  • European Embassies in D.C. Host Open House in May
  • Stirring American Zest for French Gastronomy
  • French Office Buildings Go Greener

Vol. 10.02 / March 31, 2010

  • President Sarkozy Visits the United States
  • Franco-American Delegation Extends Aid to Haiti’s Deaf Community
  • Transplant Games Reflect Goodwill of International Community
  • Trip Fosters Transatlantic Appreciation for French Rappers
  • Hightlights of Paris Fashion Week 2010

Vol. 10.01 / February 28, 2010

  • France plays an active role in Haiti relief efforts
  • Secretary of State Clinton visits France
  • L’interview with the expert
  • No whining about vintage education
  • Louvre stays atop the Pyramid


Vol. 09.09 / November 24, 2009

Special Edition : Living the Green Life

  • France Takes Action to Fight Climate Change
  • French Pilots Take to the Skies to Honor French-US Friendship
  • Dinosaurs Leave Their Mark in Eastern France
  • French Film Takes the Stage in Philadelphia
  • Adjustment Mechanism to Fight Climate Change

Vol. 09.08 / October 22, 2009

  • G-20 Leaders Commit to International Economic Cooperation
  • French Embassy on YouTube
  • France in Bloom as Birth Rate Rises
  • Parents and Students on Board with Internat d’Excellence
  • France Demonstrates International Solidarity to Combat Swine Flu
  • French Cuisine Takes a Bite out of the Big Apple

Vol. 09.07 / August 21, 2009

  • French First Lady Gives First-Rate Performance
  • France Navigates Toward New Maritime Policy
  • France Finds Châteaux Stimulating, Culturally and Economically
  • Paris Plage Brings Sand and Sun to the Seine
  • No Summer Holidays for French-American Relations

Vol. 09.06 / July 23, 2009

  • The French Government Mixes It Up
  • Bastille Day Takes Paris by Storm
  • The Tour de France Attracts Tour-ists From Around the World
  • Joan of Arc Captures the Heart of New Orleans
  • After Nearly 90 Years of Smiling, the Laughing Cow Still Says ‘Cheese’

Vol. 09.05 / June 20, 2009

  • France Celebrates American and Allied Heroes of D-Day
  • Exploring the French Paradox
  • "Le Grand Paris" Envisions Big Plans for the City of Light
  • French Government Decorates Christina Ginsburg
  • Fête de la Musique Brings Music to the Streets

Vol. 09.04 / May 24, 2009

  • French Finance Minister in the Limelight
  • Vanity Fair and Bloomberg Bring Top Politicians and Hollywood Glitz to the French Residence
  • Cannes Film Festival: Reviews and Regards on the Riviera
  • Al Pacino’s Napoleon Complex
  • France Tackles Piracy in the Gulf of Aden

Vol. 09.03 / Arpil 23, 2009

  • Prime Minister Fillon Visits the United States
  • Louisiana Celebrates French Cultural Heritage
  • Saint Laurent: From the Design House to the Art House
  • French Book Service Writes New Chapter for Young Minds
  • Driving on Air

Vol. 09.02 / March 16, 2009

  • A Season of French Ministerial Visits to the U.S.
  • Fans of Facebook Connect with France
  • French Commandos Intercept Drug Shipment
  • Around the World in Eighty-Four Days
  • Obama Fashion In Spring Season

Vol. 09.01 / February 16, 2009

  • French Counterterrorism Expert Addresses Washington Crowd
  • Hubert Védrine Launches Kalorama Series
  • New York Hosts a Festival of French Writing
  • The Euro: In the Zone for Ten Years
  • Dual French-American Citizen Crowned Miss France


Vol. 08.10 / December 17, 2008

  • World Leaders Convene to Tackle Economic Crisis
  • France Cheers the American Presidential Elections
  • France Spearheads EU Anti-Piracy Mission
  • Boston Remains Green Despite the Oncoming Winter
  • DC-Area Children Bring La Fontaine’s Fables to Life
  • French Christmas Carols Strike a Historical Chord

Vol. 08.09 / November 7, 2008

  • Europe Takes Initiative to Tackle Economic Crisis
  • France Decorates Last Remaining WWI Veteran
  • Three French Recognized with the Nobel Prize
  • Navy D-Day Memorial Dedicated in Normandy
  • Louvre Atlanta Unveils Its Program for Year Three

Vol. 08.08 / October 10, 2008

  • Europe Negotiates Peace Deal Between Georgia and Russia
  • President Nicolas Sarkozy Leads the 63rd UN Opening Ceremony
  • France Acts to Protect Children from Cyberspace Threats
  • U.S. Navy hosts French fighter jets for interoperability exercises
  • Marseille Designated European Capital of Culture for 2013

Vol. 08.07 / August 08, 2008

  • Paris Summit Establishes a Union for the Mediterranean
  • Bastille Day Takes on International Scope
  • Arianespace’s Collaboration with US Firm Takes Off
  • Eiffel Tower to Undergo Upgrades to Accommodate More Visitors
  • Angelina Jolie Gives Birth to Twins in the South of France
  • In depth / Under the French Sun: Summer Vacation in the Air

Vol. 08.06 / July 14, 2008

  • Former French President travels to D.C. to discuss Europe
  • US President visits France on tour of Europe

Vol. 08.05 / June 20, 2008

  • France prepares to assume EU Presidency in July
  • Bicentennial of Louisiana’s Civil Code

Vol. 08.04 / May 18, 2008

  • Prime Minister François Fillon visits D.C.
  • Cannes Film Festival

Vol. 08.03 / April 18, 2008

  • France takes initiative at 20th Nato Summit
  • Dee Dee Bridgewater

Vol. 08.02 / March 21, 2008

  • French actres wins best actress oscar
  • Charles de Gaulle Museum

Vol. 08.01 / February 22, 2008

  • French Minister of Defense visits the United States
  • Benjamin Franklin


Vol. 07.13 / December 24, 2007

    • Paris Conference to build upon Annapolis’s results
    • DC French Film Festival

Vol. 07.12 / November 30, 2007

  • President Nicolas Sarkozy makes first official visit to the United States
  • France overseas: Hot spots for cold vacationers

Vol. 07.11 / October 26, 2007

  • French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs visits the United States
  • Philadelphia and D.C. celebrate French American friendship

Vol. 07.10 / September 21, 2007

  • A stronger France at home, then beyond its borders
  • Pierre Virmont, appointed Ambassador of France to the United States

Vol. 07.09 / July 30, 2007

  • Congressional French Caucus Honors Franco-American Friendship
  • France Sends Support to Refugees from Conflict in Darfur

Vol. 07.08 / June 29, 2007

  • Normandy Dedicates New Visitor Center to Remember Fallen D-Day Soldiers
  • Two New Appointments at the Foreign Ministry

Vol. 07.06 / May 22, 2007

  • Nicolas Sarkozy sworn as President of France
  • 60th Cannes Film Festival

Vol. 07.04 / April 6, 2007

  • 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome
  • US Delegation Explores Geographic Indicators

Vol. 07.03 / March 16, 2007

  • French Ambassador hosts Congressional French Caucus
  • Trans-Atlantic discussions on counterfeiting

Vol. 07.02 / February 21, 2007

  • France hosts international conference to end use of child soldiers
  • Remembering the Righteous of France

Vol. 07.01 / January 31, 2007

  • France hosts intenational conference on support for Lebanon
  • France pays tribute to Art Buchwald


Vol. 06.13 / December 27, 2006

  • UNITAID Takes New Steps in the Fight Against AIDS
  • New 24 Hour News Channel Launched

Vol. 06.12 / December 6, 2006

  • Prime Minister de Villepin reaffirms France’s fight against Anti-Semitism
  • France honors Colin Powell

Vol. 06.11 / November 20, 2006

  • France and China Strengthen Diplomatic Ties
  • 100th Anniversary of Léopold Senghor

Vol. 06.10 / October 20, 2006

  • French Minister Visits U.S. for Anniversary of Yorktown
  • Director of Anti-Defamation League Awarded Legion of Honor

Vol. 06.09 / September 20, 2006

  • French Minister Nicolas Sarkozy visits the United States
  • US Delegations explores the TGV

Vol. 06.08 / July 12, 2006

  • France and Cameroon:"Debt-For-Nature" swap
  • France takes second place in World Cup

Vol. 06.07 / June 21, 2006

  • High-Level meeting at the UN on HIV/AIDS
  • American journalist awarded Legion of Honor

Vol. 06.06 / May 24, 2006

  • Minister Douste-Blazy visits New York
  • France celebrates abolition of slavery

Vol. 06.05 / May 3, 2006

  • Chirac unveils industry innovation plan
  • French pastries

Vol. 06.04 / April 12, 2006

  • Condoleeza Rice visits France
  • French wine tasting un U.S. Capitol

Vol. 06.03 / March 22, 2006

  • Twelve countries join French Aid initiative
  • Los Angeles art exhibition held in Paris

Vol. 06.02 / March 1, 2006

  • France, India to reinvigorate ties
  • U.S. Ecyclopedia of French thought

Vol. 06.01 / February 8, 2006

  • Iran referred to UN Security Council
  • Cézanne in Provence


Vol. 05.14 / December 21, 2005

  • Chirac renews French Commitment to Africa
  • Face transplant

Vol. 05.13 / November 30, 2005

  • New contribution for development aid approved
  • Senator Dole receives Legion of Honor

Vol. 05.12 / November 9, 2005

  • French Culture Minister visits New Orleans
  • Weathering the storms together

Vol. 05.11 / October 7, 2005

  • France rushes to help hurricane Katrina victims
  • Villepin attends U.N. world summit in N.Y.

Vol. 05.10 / August 17, 2005

  • Britain, France boost anti-terrorist cooperation
  • Researchers allowed to import stem cells

Vol. 05.09 / July 27, 2005

  • Douste-Blazy chooses US for first official visit
  • Texas, France join forces against cancer

Vol. 05.08 / July 06, 2005

  • France to host world’s first nuclear fusion plant
  • Paris air show

Vol. 05.07 / June 15, 2005

  • Dominique de Villepin heads new Government
  • "American in Paris" at National Archives

Vol. 05.06 / May 25, 2005

  • Chirac calls for action to protect biodiversity
  • Remembering an American hero

Vol. 05.05 / May 4, 2005

  • Barnier meets with Bush, Rice, Wolfowitz in D.C.
  • New U.S. Ambassador named for France

Vol. 05.04 / April 13, 2005

  • France hails Ivory Coast Peace Accords
  • France backs U.N. reform proposals

Vol. 05.03 / March 23, 2005

  • New U.S. approach on Iran welcomed by E.U.
  • French Defense Minister in U.S.

Vol. 05.02 / March 2, 2005

  • Bush hosts Chirac in Brussels
  • 7 U.S. pilots honored

Vol. 05.01 / February 9, 2005

  • France praises successful Iraqi Elections
  • Condoleeza Rice speaks in Paris


Vol 04.14 / December 21, 2004

  • Barnier calls for renewed NATO Relationship
  • New Pasteur Institute Exchange Program

Vol. 04.13 / November 24, 2004

  • Chirac and Blair celebrate Entente Cordiale
  • French American Law Conference

Vol. 04.12 / November 1, 2004

  • France’s Foreign Minister visits India
  • Rimbaud, Poet, Rebel

Vol. 04.11 / October 13, 2004

  • In US, Sarkozy reafirms French American ties
  • Americans support Louvre Museum

Vol. 04.10 / September 22, 2004

  • Chirac urges a social dialogue on a global level
  • Secularism in France

Vol. 04.09 / September 1, 2004

  • Barnier calls for a lasting solution in Darfur
  • Lucas and Spielberg honored in Deauville

Vol. 04.08 / June 30, 2004

  • First Constitution For the European Union
  • French Aid Most Generous Among G8

Vol 04.07 / June 9, 2004

  • Thank You America
  • Chirac Attends E.U.
  • LAtin American Summit

Vol. 04.06 / May 19, 2004

  • Blair and Schroeder in Paris, Meet Chirac
  • D-Day Remembered

Vol. 04.05 / April 28, 2004

  • Europe, Iraq and Middle East on Barnier’s Menu
  • Defense Minister in Haiti

Vol. 04.04 / April 7, 2004

  • Michel Barnier New Foreign Minister
  • E.U. Unites Against Terrorism

Vol. 04.03 / March 17, 2004

  • Celebrating French Women
  • Excellent Franco-U.S. Coordination in Haiti

Vol. 04.02 / February 25, 2004

  • Villepein Outlines Middle East Plan
  • Rapid Response Force Unveiled

Vol. 04.01 / February 4, 2004

  • French Defense Minister Visits U.S.
  • Chinese President Hu Jintao in France


Vol. 03.14 / December 23, 2003

  • "Transatlantic Dialogue USA-France-Germany"
  • Chirac Proposes Law to Uphold Secularism

Vol. 03.13 / November 26, 2003

  • France-Stanford Center Inaugurated
  • Government Unites Against Anti-Semitism

Vol. 03.12 / November 6, 2003

  • France, Germany and U.K. Achieve Breakthrough in Iran
  • France Votes for Iraq Resolution

Vol. 03.11 / October 15, 2003

  • E.U. Leaders Meet to Forge European Constitution
  • AIr France and KLM Unite to Form World’s Largest Airline

Vol. 03.10 / September 24, 2003

  • France and Germany Unite to Boost Growth
  • Eurocorps Celebrated 10-Year Anniversary

Vol. 03.09 / September 3, 2003

  • Villepin Addresses French Ambassadors
  • NATO Takes Over Peace Keeping Force in Afghanistan