Development – Education, vocational training, integration and health – Presentation by Jean-Marie Le Guen of France’s external action strategies 2017-2021 (Paris, March 23, 2017)

On the occasion of the presentation in France of the 25th edition of the UNDP’s Human Development Report, Jean-Marie Le Guen, Minister of State for Development and Francophonie, will present, on March 23 at the Quai d’Orsay, France’s external action strategies with respect to education, vocational training, integration and health in developing countries for the period 2017-2021.

He will also reaffirm the priorities of the road map for France’s action in the area of nutrition (2016-2020).

In accordance with the commitments of the Interministerial Committee for International Cooperation and Development, these documents set out France’s policies and priorities in the areas that are key to human development.

During this conference, Magdy Martinez Soliman, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, and UNDP’s Assistant Administrator, will present the main conclusions of the 25th edition of UNDP’s Human Development Report.