2021

  • Good France is back in Toronto for a 6th edition in 2021 focusing on gastronomy of the future

    A celebration of the best of the food sector, Goût de/Good France 2021 will have the honour of showcasing France throughout the world and in particular the cultural and culinary heritage of the Centre-Loire Valley Region.

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  • France, a major player in vaccine solidarity

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the death of several million people and disrupted the lives of billions more. Only equal access around the world to vaccines, especially for the protection of healthcare workers and the most vulnerable, can reduce the impact of this pandemic on public health and the economy.

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  • Abolition of the death penalty

    France is firmly opposed to the death penalty. Through its resolute commitment to universal abolition, France has become recognized as one of the main States involved in combating the death penalty.

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  • Applying for a COVID certificate if you were vaccinated abroad (procedure for non-European nationals entering France and non-European students)

    In order to facilitate the stay of of non-European nationals in France, the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs has set up a specific mechanism for issuing a COVID vaccine certificate of equivalence, which is valid on French territory.

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  • The French pavilion at the World Expo in Dubai: solutions for a sustainable future

    The French pavilion at the World Expo in Dubai will be open from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022. For the first World Expo held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, countries from all over the world have gathered in the United Arab Emirates to reflect on, propose and implement concrete solutions for humanity.

    France is taking an international cooperation approach and aims to link tradition and modernity, from the Enlightenment to technological innovation.
    The aim is to demonstrate France’s commitment to building tomorrow’s world through political, economic, cultural and social initiatives and actions.

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  • COVID-19: Can I enter France?

    Public health measures are applicable to all travellers leaving or entering France. Moreover, restrictions on access to French territory are in place, depending on travellers’ country of departure.

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  • Alliance for Multilateralism

    The Alliance for Multilateralism, launched on 2 April 2019 by the French and German Foreign Ministers, is an informal alliance of countries that are convinced that multilateralism founded on respect for international law is the only reliable guarantee for international stability and peace and that the challenges we are facing can only be solved through cooperation. It aims to bring together willing partners who can express themselves and take action.

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  • 25 years of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

    On 24 September 2021, we will commemorate the 25th anniversary of France’s ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT). This Treaty is a key part of France’s record in terms of disarmament and illustrates its progressive and pragmatic approach to nuclear disarmament.

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  • The Call for Humanitarian Action

    The Call for Humanitarian Action was formally presented the French and German Foreign Ministers as part of the Alliance for Multilateralism during an event on 26 September 2019 and was opened for signature by all States and organizations. It aims to mobilize the international community to effectively implement and strengthen international humanitarian law, particularly as regards the protection of humanitarian workers and healthcare personnel.

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  • The New Africa-France Summit, reinventing our relationship together

    The New Africa-France Summit will be held in Montpellier on 8 October 2021. The aim of this event, with a new format, new actors and new themes to address new challenges is to arrive at a new perspective on the relationship between Africa and France, so as to offer new generations a new framework for reflection and action.

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