• (Video) Fresno : Debating Charlie, Making Sense
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    24 February 2015

    (Video) Fresno : Debating Charlie, Making Sense

    Pauline Carmona, Consul general of France, participated, at Fresno City College, in a public debate "Debating Charlie: Making Sense of the Terror Attacks in France", moderated by Alliance Francaise Fresno directors and Campus-Community Colloquium on February 13th, 2015.

  • COP21/CMP11: Paris 2015
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    10 February 2015

    COP21/CMP11: Paris 2015

    In 2015, France will be hosting and presiding the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11), otherwise known as “Paris 2015” from November 30th to December 11th.

  • Ceremony at the Shoah Memorial in France / 2015
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    4 February 2015

    Ceremony at the Shoah Memorial in France / 2015

    Speech by François Hollande, President of the Republic / Shoah Memorial, January 27, 2015.

  • France is start-up friendly
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    27 January 2015

    France is start-up friendly

    At the national level, President Hollande’s government has made start-ups a priority with a cohesive policy (40 measures). These include a fiscal freeze for all tax measures supporting innovation, Entrepreneur Visa, a crowdfunding law allowing startups to raise up to €1 million… Yes, France is start-up friendly ! Here, key info in 10 points...

  • Hawaii: France honors 57 WWII veterans
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    27 January 2015

    Hawaii: France honors 57 WWII veterans

    57 hawaiian veterans of the 442nd RCT and the 100th Infantry Battalion have been honored for their fortitude and steadfast courage, by the French consul general in San Francisco. Pauline Carmona has presented the French Legion of Honor to the veterans first on the Big Island, then on Maui, and finally on Oahu, during her mission on Hawaii (January 21-23).

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    • read (CNET) : The Eiffel Tower is Green

      26 February 2015

      (CNET) : The Eiffel Tower is Green

      The Eiffel tower now generates its own power with 2 new wind turbines that generate enough electricity to power the commercial areas of its first floor! Just one part of Paris’ plan to cut greenhouse gases 75% by (...)

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    • read Cisco : $100 million to invest in French startups

      17 February 2015

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      (TechCrunch): Cisco (an American multinational corporation headquartered in San Jose, California) will invest $100 million in French startups.

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    • read Best European Destination 2015 : Bordeaux

      11 February 2015

      Best European Destination 2015 : Bordeaux

      20 selected destinations competed for the prestigious title of Best European Destination 2015. After a three weeks’ period of online voting, Bordeaux is elected the Best European Destination 2015 and won this prestigious (...)

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    • read La Cleopatra, an opera never played since 1662

      10 February 2015

      La Cleopatra, an opera never played since 1662

      With Ars Minerva, Céline Ricci, a french singer in San Francisco, would like to revive "La Cleopatra", an opera created in 1662 in Venice for the Carnival Season and never played since. After a Kickstarter campaign, (...)

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