2007 Archives

  • François Fillon named Prime Minister

    Appointed Prime Minister on 17 May by the President of the Republic Nicolas Sarkozy, François Fillon succeeds Dominique de Villepin.

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  • Transfer of power

    Declaration by M. Nicolas Sarkozy, President-elect, Tuesday, May 16th, 2007.

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  • Righteous of France

    Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic concerning the appointment to the Ordre de la Légion d’Honneur of the "Righteous of France" - Easter 2007 honours list

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  • The Battle of Vimy Ridge

    France and Canada have commemorated the 90th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge on Monday, April 9th, 2007. Prime Ministers Dominique de Villepin, Stephen Harper and Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II were attending.

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  • EU-Canada Young Journalist Award 2007

    The various EU diplomatic missions in Ottawa decided to create the EU-Canada Young Journalist Award to recognize outstanding journalistic merit or potential among Canadian students. This competition aims to reinforce links between the people of the European Union and Canada, and to promote awareness of the European Union among a new generation of Canadian students and journalists.

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  • "Citizens of the Earth”

    At the instigation of the President of the Republic, a conference for global ecological governance is to be held in Paris on 2-3 February 2007. In a spirit of good world ecological citizenship, the Paris Conference will bring together government ministers, scientists, company heads, NGOs and public figures from over sixty countries around the world.

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