France and Kiribati
Relations between France and the Republic of Kiribati have strengthened during climate negotiations. President Anote Tong took part in the high-level dialogue on climate change chaired by the French President in Nouméa on 17 November 2014. He also visited Paris for the Fourth France-Oceania Summit, as well as for COP21 on 30 November 2015. President Taneti Maamau visited Papeete on 10 and 12 February 2017, one month after a visit by the Vice-President of Kiribati, Mr Kourabi Nemen, visited Nouméa.
A delegation from the Senate’s France-Pacific Islands Friendship Group, led by Ms. Catherine PROCACCIA, the president of the group, visited the Kiribati Islands 19-23 September 2018.
Updated: March 2019