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Referendum on the UK's European Union membership

Official statements from President of the Republic François Hollande, Prime Minister Manuel Valls and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Jean-Marc Ayrault


World Refugee Day (June 20, 2016)

On this occasion, France reaffirms its commitment to refugees and to the organizations that help them.


Jean-Marc Todeschini visited the U.S.

The Minister of State for Veterans and Remembrance, attached to the Minister of Defense, paid an official visit to Washington, D.C. and New York on June 20-23.


Orlando shooting

Statement by Mr. Gérard Araud, Ambassador of France to the United States. (June 13, 2016)


Fight against terrorism - French and US security services step up cooperation

Statements by the French Presidency and the Embassy of the United States in France.


France ratifies Paris Agreement first before other G20 countries

Implementation of the COP21 six months after the Paris agreement – Communiqué by the Ministers’ Council (Paris - June 15, 2016)


France reinforces its security measures for the Euro 2016

Statement from French Minister of Interior on security protocol for the European Soccer Championship


Paris conference on the Middle East Peace Process

Final communiqué and interview with Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault


Tourism in France: a "real national treasure"

Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault discusses new tourism and security initiatives in France.


French presidency of the UN Security Council in June 2016

France sets three priorities for the upcoming month.



Hubert Robert on display at the National Gallery of Art

A new exhibition featuring the work of French painter Hubert Robert is now on display at the National Gallery of Art. We spoke to Guillaume Faroult, a senior curator at the Louvre, about the museum's collaboration.

The embassy and the consulates