Fight against the Ebola epidemic – Meeting between Annick Girardin and the UN coordinator for Ebola (09.09.14)
France is in close contact with its European partners and called for the swift organization, in Brussels, of a high-level mobilization and coordination meeting.
Africa – Terrorism – Meeting of the African Union (02.09.14)
France welcomes the meeting on September 2 in Nairobi that the African Union Peace and Security Council devoted to the fight against terrorism and violent extremism in Africa, under the chairmanship of Idriss Déby, President of the Republic of Chad, in which it participated.
Fight against the Ebola epidemic – Meeting between Annick Girardin and the representatives of French organizations on the ground (04.09.14)
Annick Girardin, Minister of State for Development and Francophony, will travel to Guinea in the next few days to signal France’s commitment to the fight against the Ebola epidemic.
Ebola epidemic – Sending of French healthcare reinforcements to Guinea (04.09.14)
In response to the appeal by the World Health Organization (WHO), Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, and Marisol Touraine, Minister of Social Affairs, Health and Women’s Rights, are scaling up France’s assistance in the fight against the Ebola epidemic by sending a contingent of healthcare and medical experts to Guinea.
Ebola epidemic – Joint statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development and the Minister of Social Affairs and Health (08.08.14)
The ministers welcome the WHO’s decision and all the recommendations formulated by the Emergency Committee. They support the priority actions adopted by the health ministers of 11 countries at the Accra meeting organized by ECOWAS.
ECOWAS – Election of the Ghanaian chair (29.03.14)
France congratulates President John Dramani Mahama on his election as chair of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
Presidency of the African Union in 2014 (30.01.14)
France warmly congratulates Mauritanian President, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, on his election as chairman of the African Union in 2014. It expresses its full trust in the new chairman and wishes him every success in carrying out his mandate.
African Union - Presentation of border archives (29.11.13)
These documents concern 45 treaties and maps of countries in West, North and East Africa during the period of 1845-1956.
Election of Hailemariam Desalegn as chairman of the African Union (28.01.13)
France welcomes the election of Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn as chairman of the African Union. It commends the exemplary work of the outgoing presidency held by Benin, notably with respect to Mali, for which it encouraged the mobilization of the African and international community.
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