• 14 November 2018

    Global challenges require global solutions, say leaders

    President Macron and the leaders of the UN, WTO, UNESCO, OECD, World Bank Group, IMF and ILO say they are committed to promoting democratic values and a rules-based order reinforced by strong multilateral institutions, in a joint statement.

  • 13 November 2018

    President calls on world to wage "the battle for peace"

    At the ceremony in Paris marking the centenary of the Armistice that ended the First World War, Emmanuel Macron pays tribute to all those killed in and affected by the conflict.

  • 11 November 2018

    France commemorates the Armistice of 11 November 1918

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

  • 9 November 2018

    Ministers highlight France’s extensive WWI commemorations

    Among other things, in the past four years there have been over 6,000 official centenary projects, 1,600 war memorials have been restored, 56 military cemeteries completely renovated and the Armed Forces Ministry has spent more than €17 million.

  • 9 November 2018

    British WWII veterans presented with Légion d’honneur

    At a ceremony at his Residence in London, Ambassador Jean-Pierre Jouyet paid tribute to the veterans’ bravery and the sacrifices they made to liberate France from German occupation.

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