• 8 October 2021

    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.

  • 8 October 2021

    The Great Green Wall Accelerator: new impetus for this iconic African initiative

    Although long considered to be a tree-planting programme, the Great Green Wall (GGW) initiative is in fact a rural development programme across the Sahel-Sahara strip. Its ambition is the integrated management of ecosystems to combat land degradation and desertification, the effects of climate change and biodiversity loss, and to tackle poverty and food insecurity in countries of the Sahel.

  • 8 October 2021

    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.

  • 5 October 2021

    Return of cultural goods: a new heritage cooperation policy between France and Africa

    Some African cultural heritage is located outside of Africa. The return of artistic works on view in French museums is an important focus of cultural, scientific and museum cooperation between France and African countries.

  • 4 October 2021

    Goût de/Good France is back 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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