Official visits

  • Speech by the President of the French Republic in Greece

    On September 7 and 8, President Macron made an official visit in Greece. During a solemn speech from Pnyx Hill, he presented his plan for the re-founding of a more democratic Europe.

    Les 7 et 8 septembre, le Président de la République était en visite officielle en Grèce, l’occasion pour lui d’exposer son projet de refondation d’une Europe plus démocratique lors d’un discours solennel depuis la colline de la Pnyx.

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  • Speech by the President of the French Republic at the Vel d’Hiv Commemoration

    In Paris, on July, 16, French President Emmanuel Macron commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Vélodrome d’Hiver. In the presence of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Mr. Macron remembered the 13,152 Jewish (...)

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  • Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris Launches #Women4Climate

    Women around the world are leading the charge on climate action, and C40 Cities’ #Women4Climate event has shed light on their progress on March 15th. The Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo was the chairwomen of the event.

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  • Ambassador Gérard Araud in New York

    Ambassador Gérard Araud was in New York for a 2-day visit. His agenda included a meeting with FinTech professionals, a conference at Columbia University and an award ceremony for Mr. Burton Haimes.

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  • October’s Official Visits in Review

    In October, the Consulate received the visit of Ségolène Royal, French Minister of the Environment, as well as Valérie Pécresse, President of the Paris region, Juliette Méadel, Minister of State and Ms. Elisabeth Guigou, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee.

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  • Jean-Marc Ayrault met with startups of the FrenchTech

    On September 23rd, 2016, Jean-Marc Ayrault met with startups of the French Tech in New York in the offices of Datadog to talk about entrepreneurship and the support provided by France to the French startups in the US and worldwide.

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  • François Hollande receives the World Statesman Award

    President François Hollande received on September 19th the World Statesman Award the 51st Annual Appeal of Conscience Foundation Dinner "for his leadership in safeguarding democracy and freedom in a time of terrorist attacks".

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  • Jean-Marc Ayrault receives the Survivor Tree

    On September 18th, Jean-Marc Ayrault, French minister of Foreign Affairs, visited the World Trade Center Memorial, had a private moment of silence and received the "Survivor tree".

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  • 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child - French Minister for Family’s visit

    Ms. Laurence Rossignol, Minister of State for the Family, Elderly People and Adult Care, will be in New York from November 19 - 21, 2014 on the occasion of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

    On this occasion,she will sign on behalf of the French Government the 3rd optional protocol to the Convention (Thursday 20 November at 12:30pm). This protocol opens up the possibility for children to file a complaint with the Committee on the Rights of the Child in Geneva.

    During her visit, the Minister of State will meet with representatives from UNICEF as well as with Ms. Marta Santos Pais, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children, as well as NGOs and New York City’s child protection actors.

    These meetings will be an opportunity for the Minister of State to present to her partners France’s reform in the field of child protection.

    The Minister of State will also attend high-level UN meetings on the protection of children’s rights on the occasion of the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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  • Mr. Laurent Fabius’s participation in the 69th UN General Assembly Ministerial Meeting

    Mr. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development will be in New York from September 21 to 28 for the 69th UN General Assembly. He will be accompanied by Ms. Annick Girardin, Minister of State for Development and Francophony.

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