France and the Marshall Islands

Bilateral relations

The Embassy of France in the Philippines conducts technical and cultural cooperation actions with the assistance of the Pacific Fund.

France thus financed photovoltaic electrification projects on Namdrik Atoll and Mejit Island.

In response to the Marshallese authorities’ request regarding ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC), an experts’ mission mandated by the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) was sent to the islands from 25 to 30 October 2015 to conduct a technical and financial feasibility study for an OTEC central project.

President Christopher Loeak attended the 4th France-Oceania Summit in Paris on 26 November 2015, as well as COP21 four days later.

Updated: 4 July 2017