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  • One Planet Summit Nairobi : Africa’s Pledge (14 March 2019)

    One Planet Summit brings policy makers and economic players together around a common ambition – to offer and apply concrete solutions to accelerate the transition towards a low-carbon economy and the adaptation to climate change.

    Building on previous One Planet events (Paris, December 2017 and New York, September 2018), this third edition of the One Planet Summit will be held on the UN Compound in Nairobi, on March 14th, 2019.

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  • Visas for Sweden

    Starting from January 1st 2019, the French embassy will represent Sweden for short stays visas.
    In order to obtain a visa for a short stay in Sweden, you will have to ask the French embassy from January 1st (...)

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  • Commemoration of the Armistice of 11 November 1918 : more than 60 Heads of State and Government to meet in Paris

    During the First World War, men from around the world lost their lives on battlefields in northern and eastern France.

    On 11 November 2018, more than 120 foreign dignitaries will meet in Paris to remember 1918 and consider the ways in which lessons learned during the war and over the past 100 years can help reshape today’s world.

    For the first session of the Paris Peace Forum, dignitaries will work with members of civil society to develop innovative solutions that help rebuild multilateralism.

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  • Africa : creation of an international counter-terrorism academy

    The International Counter-Terrorism Academy (AILCT) is a regional center devoted to fighting terrorism. Its creation is an answer to the will expressed by various African countries to develop and share their anti-terrorist capacities.

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  • France in Uganda in 2017 in photos

    Discover the major actions that defined France in Uganda in 2017.

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  • International humanitarian aid : a new French strategy

    In the face of an increasing number of crises, their longer duration and more complex nature, humanitarian aid needs continue to grow across the world.

    To provide itself the resources to address these needs, France is entering a new phase in its commitment to humanitarian action by adopting a new humanitarian strategy for the next four years in tripling its annual financial contributions by 2022.

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  • First International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit

    The first International Solar Alliance summit will be held on 11 March 2018 in New Delhi. This new international organization aims to accelerate the deployment of solar energy in 121 sun-rich countries situated between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.

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  • What is the Global Partnership for Education ?

    The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is a multilateral partnership working to provide 870 million children quality education with priority on the poorest, the most vulnerable and those who are affected by conflict.

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