Terms and conditions
This translation is provided as a courtesy. While we make every effort to ensure that it is both right and up-to-date, please note that only the French version should be considered authoritative.
We publish information from all departments of the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs.
The Web team of the Press and Communication Directorate is in charge of the editorial, graphic and technical maintenance of the website.
Our editorial team
- Anne-Claire Legendre
Editors in Chief:
- Anne Chounet-Cambas
- Valérie Duverger-Nedellec
- Jonathan Huynh
- Evguenia Darras
- Natalia Foresti
- Alexandrine Guinot-Lopez
- Lucille Lemaréchal
- Arnab Béranger
- Mélina Monteil
- Lola Tiphagne
Website technology and hosting
This website was created using SPIP, Open Source Software distributed under the GNU General Public License (GPL).
The website is hosted by the Communication and Information Systems Department of the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (37, Quai d’Orsay, 75007, Paris – Tel: +33 (0)1 43 17 53 53).
Unless explicitly stated as intellectual property held by third parties, the contents of this site are offered under this open license (version 2.0/April 2017).
You are free to reproduce, copy, modify, extract, transform, communicate, broadcast, redistribute, publish, transmit and use the contents provided that you mention their source, the date of their last update, and do not mislead third parties regarding the information included.
Any public or private site is authorized to create a link (including deep links) to the information on this site, without prior authorization.
The photographs on this website come from different sources.
Those taken by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs’ photography team may be reproduced freely in France and abroad, excluding commercial use.
The source must be clearly identified.
Ministry photographers: Judith Litvine, Jonathan Sarago.
You must include the following credit: “Photography: Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs/ photographer’s name”
High-resolution images for publication are also available on demand subject to the same conditions of use.
For images from other sources, please request the permission of the entity mentioned in the credits.
Any public or private website is authorized to create, without prior authorization, a link (included embedded links) to the information published by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs.
For websites, reproduction of content following authorisation must clearly mention the origin of the document in the form of an Internet address: www.diplomatie.gouv.fr.
The words “Rights Reserved” should also feature at the bottom of every page.
The use of “embedded links” leading directly to the desired document should be preferred to the reproduction of content.
Prior consent is not required in order to create a link to our website. However, it is recommended that the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs be explicitly mentioned in the name of the link.
Websites choosing to include links to our website shall be held responsible if they are found to have damaged the public image of the public website.
The information on this website is provided as a public service. Although great care has been taken to transcribe official texts correctly and check all content, the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs cannot under any circumstances be held responsible for the information published, the accuracy of which cannot be guaranteed.
The information and documents available on the website may be amended or updated at any time.
The Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs cannot under any circumstances be held responsible for any damage of any kind resulting from the interpretation or use of information or documents available on the website.
Hypertext links on our website
There are numerous links to other sites, be they private or official, French or foreign, on our website. The Ministry may under no circumstances be held responsible for the content of these links. The sole intention is to facilitate web users’ access to documentary resources on the subject in question.
You’ll find our privacy and data protection policy here
Our website has been developed in accordance with the recommendations in the General Guidelines of Accessibility of French Administrations (RGAA) and the W3C standards.
The website is compatible with all available browsers. It is available to all, except in situations of force majeure.
We are committed to constantly improving the accessibility of our content to facilitate access to information on our website, particularly on mobile devices.
This website is governed by French law, regardless of where it is used. In the event of a dispute, should it prove impossible to reach an out-of-court settlement, only French courts will be competent to settle the dispute.
For any questions regarding these terms and conditions of use, please write to the following address:
Ministère de l’Europe et des Affaires étrangères
Direction de la communication et de la presse
37, quai d’Orsay
Official foreign policy declarations
Foreign policy declarations and official texts are published online every day. Most are translated in English. Some are also translated in Spanish, Arabic, German and Russian.
Please consult the documentary base of French foreign policy declarations for documents going back to 1966 or for specific search criteria.
NB: Despite best attempts to preserve the integrity of these documents, accidental changes cannot be completely excluded.
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You may submit suggestions or comments to the site webmaster. Every effort shall be made to take these into account. The webmaster cannot, however, respond to specific requests or requests which go beyond the strict administrative or technical management of the site.