• 10 December 2018

    70 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    Adopted in Paris on 10 December 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights created the foundation on which all the international mechanisms to defend human rights have been built. For France, this 70th anniversary is the opportunity to recall that human rights should be defended and strengthened everywhere in the world.

  • 5 December 2018

    France, China and UN pledge to combat climate change

    Ahead of COP24 in the Polish city of Katowice, the French and Chinese foreign ministers and the UN Secretary-General reiterated their "firm support" for the Paris Agreement of 2015.

  • 27 November 2018

    Brexit: "It’s just the end of the beginning", says Minister

    Europe Minister Nathalie Loiseau says every scenario has been worked on from every angle in the Brexit agreement, making it the best one possible with the EU.

  • 26 November 2018

    France to return 26 works of art to Benin

    President Macron recalls his desire to implement "a heritage policy geared to the future, based on a search for the universal and the inclusion of works of art in humanity’s common heritage".

  • 26 November 2018

    Minister welcomes "swift progress" on EU defence

    "We must make progress on Defence Europe as quickly and as far as possible," says Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly after talks with colleagues in Brussels.

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