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President Macron's State Visit to Washington

In an address to Congress during his April state visit to Washington, D.C., President Macron emphasized the importance of a strong multilateralism. Highlights of the state visit also included meetings and a joint press conference with President Trump, a state dinner featuring nods to both (...)

  • From the Ambassador’s desk

    Dear Friends, These past two months have continued to be rich and fruitful for French-U.S. cooperation. From April 23-25, we had the pleasure of taking part in organizing the state visit of President Macron to Washington, D.C. (...)
  • Launch of online diplomatic archives

    As of March 12, 2018, the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs launched a database containing historical diplomatic documents called the “Digital Diplomatic Library.” The project is a partnership with the Bibliothèque nationale (...)
  • Marlène Schiappa visits New York

    Gender equality is the Grande Cause, a key priority of the President Emmanuel Macron's five-year administration. Marlène Schiappa, Minister of State for Gender Equality, has been a powerful force pushing for measures for greater (...)
  • Interview: Ambassador of Digital Affairs David Martinon

    David Martinon is France's Ambassador for Cyberdiplomacy and the Digital Economy, a post he was first named to in 2013. What are your main duties as Ambassador of Digital Affairs? There has been a diplomat dealing with (...)
  • President Emmanuel Macron’s State Visit to Washington

    President of France Emmanuel Macron spent three days visiting Washington, D.C. after being invited by U.S. President Trump for the first state visit of a foreign leader under the current administration. President Macron’s packed (...)
  • First double face transplant performed in France

    French doctors continue to make unprecedented strides in the field of transplant surgery. On January 15th, 2018, at the Georges Pompidou European Hospital located in Paris, France, surgeons made history by performing the world’s (...)
  • Tribute to Paul Bocuse, chef of the century

    Deemed “the incarnation of French cuisine” by President Macron and widely revered as one of the most influential chefs of our time, Paul Bocuse passed away this year at the age of 91. Following news of his death, American chefs (...)
  • Women of French Diplomacy

    Since taking office in 2017, French President Emmanuel Macron and his government have been making major strides for gender equality. According to France’s International Strategy for Equality Between Women and Men (2018-2022) (...)
  • Poitiers

    Poitiers is a city in the west of France in the Vienne department in the north of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its special blend of ancient history and futuristic science and technology make Poitiers a fascinating and fun (...)
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