• Legion of Honor: 9 WWII veterans honored in San Francisco
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    3 March 2015

    Legion of Honor: 9 WWII veterans honored in San Francisco

    (March 3, 2015) the Consul of France in San Francisco, Pauline Carmona, presented the medal of the Legion of Honor to 9 WWII American veterans. The ceremony was held at the Residence of France in San Francisco.

  • (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...

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      27 February 2015

      Science/Tech: Launch of NETVA 2015

      NETVA, a training program focused on the exposure of young French innovative start-ups and businesses to North-American markets!

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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

      Cisco : $100 million to invest in French startups

      (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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