The priority areas of France’s development policy are enshrined in multi-year, sector-based and cross-cutting strategies, which guide the action of its agencies. These strategies help improve the coordination of the different means for action, focus them on clearly identified objectives and report on the results achieved.
Since 2017, the Ministry for Europe and Foreign affairs has overseen the preparation of the following guidelines:
Climate and biodiversity
Crises and fragilities
- France’s international strategy on issues of population and sexual and reproductive rights and health 2016-2020 : mid-term accountability report (December 2018) (in French)
Education, professional training, higher education, research and innovation
Water and sanitation
Updated: March 2021