Enter the Creative Next Challenge by Business France in North America and become the new face of the Créative France campain! Apply before October, 14th.
The French Tech Ticket is picking up the pace in Season 2: 41 incubators have been selected across France (vs. 10 Parisian incubators in Season 1) to welcome the second intake of startups. 70 international startups, (...)
On August 21st, join the France Run for a touch of France in Central Park. This race is inspired by the incredible culture and offerings of France. Come out for a family-friendly event with kids’ races, and celebrate (...)
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 7pm. French economist Jacques Attali will give us his insights on the upcoming challenges for Europe and the United States in the years to come, pointing out the threats and discuss strategies to be adopted.
Professor, writer, Honorary Member of the Conseil d’Etat, Special Adviser to President François Mitterrand from 1981 to 1991 and founder and first President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development from 1991 to 1993, Jacques Attali is currently working as an international consultant in strategy. Jacques Attali has written sixty five books, translated in more than twenty languages. He belongs to the top 100 public intellectuals in the world, according to the Foreign Policy Magazine.
In September, a series of events in New York will mark the beginning of an important international mobilization to fight back against climate change.
On September 23, President François Hollande will be one of the key players participating in the climate summit organized by U.N. Secretary Ban Ki Moon. This summit will bring together an historic number of heads of state, who are all determined to act.
Alongside New York residents, the French community will be able to mobilize for the fight against climate change, and participate in 300 events organized in the context of Climate Week. The culminating event will be the People’s Climate March –the largest ever organized -, going from Columbus Circle to Times Square on September 21.
As France is about to host the Paris Climate 2015 Conference, its goal is to reach an ambitious international agreement to limit global warming to 2°C, by encouraging countries to reduce their greenhouse gases emissions.
Message from Ambassador Gérard Araud
Washington, DC, September 10, 2014.
Thirteen years have passed since close to 3,000 lives were lost on September 11, 2001, in one of the most horrific terrorist attacks to ever take place. Today, I want to honor their memories and reaffirm France’s solidarity with our American friends. On the tragic day of the attacks, France watched with fear and anger what was happening on the other side of the Atlantic and felt in its heart the pain of the American people. The Star-Spangled Banner was played at a ceremony in the courtyard of the Elysée Palace in Paris. It was the first time ever that a foreign national anthem was heard there. Since then, we have witnessed the strength and courage of the United States, which recovered in the face of great tragedy, even though the American people and the citizens of the world will never forget.
AFA of SoHo presents the work of French sculpter Pierre Matter at from May 15th through September 1st, 2014. The exhibition will feature a collection of the artist’s latest sculptures. Pierre Matter also made a special appearance at the gallery on May 18th, from 2 to 4PM.
Dates : May 15- Sept 1, 2014 Location : AFA of SoHo, 54 Greene Street, NY Hours : Mon - Sat 10am - 7pm & Sun 11am - 6pm
Opening Reception : Sat, May 17 | 6-9 pm Special event : Sun, May 18| 2-4 pm
All events are free and open to the public RSVP requested at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212.226.7374
This year again, the 14th of July festivities were numerous in New York, in New Jersey and in the Connecticut. From the "pétanque" tournament in Brooklyn to the first block party ever to be held in Harlem, and of course the traditional Bastille Day event on 60th street, the French National Day was well celebrated throughout the city.
The photos of the reception held at the Consulate will be available shortly at this address : https://www.flickr.com/photos/consu…
Find Mrs. Axelle Lemaire’s schedule on the French Ministry of Economy’s website, as she visits NYC to meet with the French and American tech communities.
Ms. Fleur Pellerin is visiting New York with Ubifrance in order to promote French start-ups, SMEs and mid-tier firms with plans for international expansion and to highlight French expertise.
The minister of state will open the French Touch Conference, which should bring together key figures from the digital, technological, lifestyle and creative fields and will focus on the concepts of development, innovation and attractiveness. The conference will highlight in particular the efforts of “French Tech” to promote international expansion.
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