Demonstration Alert

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France March 20, 2018 Location:  Nationwide demonstrations and strike by major transportation unions, Air France pilots, and civil service employees. Event:  Transportation unions in France have called for a nationwide strike and demonstrations on March 22, 2018, which could affect the nation’s railway system and local transport lines, including ...
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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2016 – France

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2016 – France Executive Summary France is a multiparty constitutional democracy. The president of the republic is elected by popular vote for a five-year term. Voters elected Francois Hollande to that position in 2012. The upper house (Senate) of the bicameral parliament is elected indirectly through an electoral ...
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France joined the Safe Ocean Network to stop illegal fishing

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 15, 2016   The Safe Ocean Network, an initiative U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry first announced at the second Our Ocean Conference in 2015, seeks to build a global community to strengthen all aspects of the fight against illegal fishing including detection, enforcement, and prosecution. ...
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