French foreign policy

  • Myanmar (20 February 2021)

    France condemns in the strongest possible terms the violence committed by the Burmese security forces against peaceful demonstrators, causing the death of several of them. The violence committed in Mandalay today is unacceptable.

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  • Burma / Myanmar (15 February 2021)

    Following the coup d’état of 1 February, France remains deeply concerned about the worsening situation in Burma/Myanmar, with the growing use of violence against peaceful demonstrators and the deployment of armoured vehicles in several towns and cities in the country.

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  • Burma - Q&A - Press briefing excerpt (5 February 2021)

    France condemns the charges filed against President Win Myint and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. These arbitrary proceedings signal a new step backwards for democracy in Burma. The day after the military coup, France had already demanded their immediate, unconditional release. France calls for strictly respecting the results of the elections of November 8, 2020.

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  • Myanmar - G7 Foreign Ministers’ Statement (03 February 2021)

    We, the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States of America and the High Representative of the European Union, are united in condemning the coup in Myanmar.

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  • Burma - Statement by Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs (1 February 2021)

    Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, calls for the immediate, unconditional release of Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor, Win Myint, President of the Republic, and all government and civil society figures arrested on the eve of the opening of the inaugural session of the parliament elected on 8 November 2020.

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  • Comic and cartoon competition "Generation Equality: Picture It !"

    UN Women—together with the European Commission, Belgium, France, Mexico, as well as in partnership with Cartooning for Peace—is organizing a global comic and cartoon competition to mark the 25th anniversary of the groundbreaking Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which set out how to remove the systemic barriers that hold women back from equal participation in all areas of life. The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action is a visionary agenda for the empowerment of women and girls, everywhere.

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  • French economic attractiveness in 2020

    According to the “France Attractiveness Scoreboard 2020”, France has maintained its position as leading host country for European investment, R&D activities and industrial investments. The study also shows France’s attractiveness in terms of the digital economy, the fight against climate change, access to capital and cost of labour.

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  • Climate ambition summit: a new new surge on road to Glasgow Climate Conference

    Concrete plans and new pledges from 75 countries, businesses, sectors, cities bring Paris Agreement goals a step closer, highlight work ahead.

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  • Climate: more mobilized than ever on the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement

    France is more mobilized than ever and is working to strengthen climate multilateralism. On 12 December 2020, several events will be held to mark the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement and highlight that we must all be fully committed to combatting global warming.

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  • France pays tribute to Valéry Giscard d’Estaing

    Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, third president of the Fifth Republic, passed away on Wednesday 2 December at the age of 94, after a whole life devoted to serving the French people.

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