• France: a haven for talent
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    16 February 2015

    France: a haven for talent

    France attracts foreign nationals
    Nine students in 10 who come to France recommend the country as a study destination (Campus France survey, 2013). France is also the world’s leading destination for foreign tourists. (UNWTO, 2014)
    France: a haven for university students
    With more than 289,000 students enrolled in higher education, France is also the third leading host country in the world (...)

  • France: separating fact from fiction
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    12 February 2015

    France: separating fact from fiction

    “France is on the decline”
    France is the fifth largest economy in the world by GDP, and the second largest in Europe, with more than 65 million consumers. (IMF 2014, Eurostat 2014) France has the second highest fertility rate in Europe (Eurostat, 2014), with a birth rate that has remained constant for 40 years, unlike in Germany, Italy, or Spain. (INED, 2014)
    “The French don’t work hard (...)

  • On 19 March 2015, French embassies will celebrate the Goût de France/Good (...)
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    26 January 2015

    On 19 March 2015, French embassies will celebrate the Goût de (...)

    In addition to participating restaurants, French embassies will mobilize on 19 March by organizing a Goût de France/Good France dinner on their premises. In many countries, consular and cultural networks will also advertise this unprecedented event. Thanks to this commitment, Goût de France/Good France dinners will be organized on the same evening in 150 countries

  • 2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP21)
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    20 January 2015

    2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP21)

    France was officially appointed host country for the 21st climate conference (2015 Paris Climate Conference – COP21) during the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Warsaw (COP19).

  • Amb. Amina Mohamed meets Mr. Laurent Fabius in Paris
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    14 November 2014

    Amb. Amina Mohamed meets Mr. Laurent Fabius in Paris

    On 13th November 2014, Mr. Laurent Fabius the French Foreign Minister, hosted Ambassador Amina Mohammed, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Kenya. This meeting allowed the two ministers to take stock of the prospects for strengthening bilateral relations.

    News

    • lire title SFD's first call for proposals for 2015 is open!

      20 February 2015

      SFD’s first call for proposals for 2015 is open!

      The first call for proposals for 2015 is open from Friday 20th February until Monday 23rd March 2015 at midnight. Local NGOs and CBOs from all over the country can present small infrastructures or capacity building projects, (...)

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    • lire title French Higher Education Forum

      4 February 2015

      French Higher Education Forum

      Campus France-Kenya office is glad to announce that the first edition of the French Higher Education Forum will be held at Alliance Française of Nairobi on Thursday 19th February 2015, from 9.30 am up to 4 (...)

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    • lire title French Ambassador Pays Courtesy Call To Mediamax CEO Ian Fernandes

      29 January 2015

      French Ambassador Pays Courtesy Call To Mediamax CEO Ian Fernandes

      France has expressed interest in investing in the Kenyan public and private sectors with a particular focus on the security sector, where the two countries are co-operating to fight the global threat of terrorism. France (...)

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    • lire title Op-ed of Mr. Ambassador in The Star

      19 January 2015

      Op-ed of Mr. Ambassador in The Star

      This sincere friendship, we feel more strongly that we know that Kenya, like France a target for terrorists and has paid them in the past month, a heavy price. We know that Kenyans are attached, like us, to the universal (...)

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    • lire title Military exchanges between France and Kenya.

      5 January 2015

      Military exchanges between France and Kenya.

      As part of the thriving defense relations between France and Kenya, an exchange program between "Kenyan defense forces" (KDF) and the French forces stationed in Djibouti (FFDJ) was held from 11th to 24th December 2014 in (...)

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    lire title The February 2015 Issue of La Gazette du Kenya

    Discover the February 2015 edition of La Gazette du Kenya, the French Embassy’s monthly bilingual publication in Kenya. Contents for this month: France a partner of Kenya, a day of French for specific purposes and many other interesting articles and useful information to the Francophone community.

    France/Kenya@50

    Nairobi International Fair, Pavillon Français, 26/09/2012
    Nairobi International Fair, Pavillon Français, 26/09/2012
    Inauguration du 13e Centre de Ressources en Langues à l'Université de Nairobi, 7/03/2012
    Inauguration du 13e Centre de Ressources en Langues à l’Université de Nairobi, 7/03/2012
    Journée de la Francophonie 2012
    Journée de la Francophonie 2012
    Kenyan Delegation in Paris, 4-8/05/2012
    Kenyan Delegation in Paris, 4-8/05/2012
    Courtesy Call from H.E. Etienne de Montaigne de Poncins to former President Daniel T. Arap Moi
    Courtesy Call from H.E. Etienne de Montaigne de Poncins to former President Daniel T. Arap Moi
    Visite de courtoisie de M. l'Ambassadeur au gouverneur de Nairobi, M. Evans Kidero
    Visite de courtoisie de M. l’Ambassadeur au gouverneur de Nairobi, M. Evans Kidero
    Cérémonie de remise des prix pour la gestion de l'énergie
    Cérémonie de remise des prix pour la gestion de l’énergie
    Inauguration d'un projet d'éducation pour la communauté Yaaku
    Inauguration d’un projet d’éducation pour la communauté Yaaku
    Visite officielle à Eldoret
    Visite officielle à Eldoret
    Presentation of credentials from Mr. Daniel Owino to President Charles De Gaulle, 29/07/1966 ©MAEE
    Presentation of credentials from Mr. Daniel Owino to President Charles De Gaulle, 29/07/1966 ©MAEE
    Presentation of credentials from Mr Henry N.Mulli to President Giscard d'Estaing, 26/07/1974 ©MAEE
    Presentation of credentials from Mr Henry N.Mulli to President Giscard d’Estaing, 26/07/1974 ©MAEE
    Presentation of credentials from Mr Bethuel Kiplagat to President Giscard d'Estaing, 15/03/1979 ©MAEE
    Presentation of credentials from Mr Bethuel Kiplagat to President Giscard d’Estaing, 15/03/1979 ©MAEE
    Presentarion of credentials from Mr John K. Kimani to President Giscard d'Estaing,02/10/1981 ©MAEE
    Presentarion of credentials from Mr John K. Kimani to President Giscard d’Estaing,02/10/1981 ©MAEE
    Presentation of credentials from Mr Ben E. Mwangi to President François Mitterrand, 11/05/1984 @MAEE
    Presentation of credentials from Mr Ben E. Mwangi to President François Mitterrand, 11/05/1984 @MAEE
     Presentation of credentials from Mr.Sammie B. Arap Bullut to President François Mitterrand 17/10/1986 ©MAEE
    Presentation of credentials from Mr.Sammie B. Arap Bullut to President François Mitterrand 17/10/1986 ©MAEE
    Presentation of credentials from Mr. Steven Arphaxard K.A. Loyatum to President Jacques Chirac, 21/03/1996 ©MAEE
    Presentation of credentials from Mr. Steven Arphaxard K.A. Loyatum to President Jacques Chirac, 21/03/1996 ©MAEE
    Presentation of credentials from Mr Boaz Kidiga Mbaya to President Chirac, 12/09/2000 ©MAEE
    Presentation of credentials from Mr Boaz Kidiga Mbaya to President Chirac, 12/09/2000 ©MAEE
    President Daniel T. Arap Moi welcomed by President Jacques Chirac at the Elysée,26/09/2002 ©MAEE
    President Daniel T. Arap Moi welcomed by President Jacques Chirac at the Elysée,26/09/2002 ©MAEE
    Meeting between President Jacques Chirac and President Daniel T. Arap Moi (Elysée),26/09/2002 ©MAEE
    Meeting between President Jacques Chirac and President Daniel T. Arap Moi (Elysée),26/09/2002 ©MAEE
    President Daniel T. Arap Moi welcomed by President Jacques Chirac at the Elysée, 08/02/2002 ©MAEE
    President Daniel T. Arap Moi welcomed by President Jacques Chirac at the Elysée, 08/02/2002 ©MAEE
    Mrs Wangari Maathai, vice-minister for Environnement and Nobel Price for Peace 2004 with M. Michel Barnier, minister of Foreign Affairs at the Biodiversity conference (Quai d'Orsay),25/01/2005 @MAEE
    Mrs Wangari Maathai, vice-minister for Environnement and Nobel Price for Peace 2004 with M. Michel Barnier, minister of Foreign Affairs at the Biodiversity conference (Quai d’Orsay),25/01/2005 @MAEE
    Mrs Wangari Maathai, vice-minister for Environnement and Nobel Price for Peace 2004 and M. Michel Barnier, minister of Foreign Affairs plant a tree (Quai d'Orsay), 25/01/2005 @MAEE
    Mrs Wangari Maathai, vice-minister for Environnement and Nobel Price for Peace 2004 and M. Michel Barnier, minister of Foreign Affairs plant a tree (Quai d’Orsay), 25/01/2005 @MAEE
    Mrs Wangari Maathai, vice-minister for Environnement and Nobel Price for Peace 2004 is welcomed by M. Xavier Darcos, minister delegate for Cooperation, Development and Francophonie (Rue Monsieur), 26/01/2005 @MAEE
    Mrs Wangari Maathai, vice-minister for Environnement and Nobel Price for Peace 2004 is welcomed by M. Xavier Darcos, minister delegate for Cooperation, Development and Francophonie (Rue Monsieur), 26/01/2005 @MAEE
    Meeting between Mrs Wangari Maathai, vice-minister for Environnement and Nobel Price for Peace 2004 and M. Michel Barnier, minister of Foreign Affairs (Quai d'Orsay, 25/01/2005 @MAEE
    Meeting between Mrs Wangari Maathai, vice-minister for Environnement and Nobel Price for Peace 2004 and M. Michel Barnier, minister of Foreign Affairs (Quai d’Orsay, 25/01/2005 @MAEE
    Mrs Brigitte Girardin, minister for Cooperation, Development and Francophonie is welcomed by President Mwai Kibaki (Nairobi), 22/09/2006 @MAEE
    Mrs Brigitte Girardin, minister for Cooperation, Development and Francophonie is welcomed by President Mwai Kibaki (Nairobi), 22/09/2006 @MAEE
    Inauguration of the Kenya Water Institut by Mrs Brigitte Girardin, minister for Cooperation, Development and Francophonie with M. John Katuku, minister minister for Water and Irrigation, 22/09/2006 ©MAEE
    Inauguration of the Kenya Water Institut by Mrs Brigitte Girardin, minister for Cooperation, Development and Francophonie with M. John Katuku, minister minister for Water and Irrigation, 22/09/2006 ©MAEE
    Signature of a partenership bilateral agreement between Mrs Brigitte Girardin, minister for Cooperation, Development and Francophonie and M. Peter Kenneth, minister deleguate for finance,22/09/2006 ©MAEE
    Signature of a partenership bilateral agreement between Mrs Brigitte Girardin, minister for Cooperation, Development and Francophonie and M. Peter Kenneth, minister deleguate for finance,22/09/2006 ©MAEE
    Signature of an AEP complement for Nairobi and Kisumu and the Nairobi Mombasa ligne, 03/03/2009 @MAEE
    Signature of an AEP complement for Nairobi and Kisumu and the Nairobi Mombasa ligne, 03/03/2009 @MAEE
    Signature for the Olkaria project between H.E. Etienne de Montaigne de Poncins and Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta, minister of Finance, 06/12/2010 @MAEE
    Signature for the Olkaria project between H.E. Etienne de Montaigne de Poncins and Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta, minister of Finance, 06/12/2010 @MAEE
    Mr. Kembi Gitura, vice minister of Foreign Affairs is welcomed by Mr. Jean-Marie Bockel, secretary of State for Cooperation and Francophonie (hôtel Montesquiou, Paris). 04/09/2007 ©MAEE
    Mr. Kembi Gitura, vice minister of Foreign Affairs is welcomed by Mr. Jean-Marie Bockel, secretary of State for Cooperation and Francophonie (hôtel Montesquiou, Paris). 04/09/2007 ©MAEE
    Meeting between Mr Henri de Raincourt, minister in charge of Cooperation avec M. Musalia Mudavadi, vice PM with H.E. Salma Ahmed, Kenyan ambassador in France (Paris), 21/03/2011, ©MAEE
    Meeting between Mr Henri de Raincourt, minister in charge of Cooperation avec M. Musalia Mudavadi, vice PM with H.E. Salma Ahmed, Kenyan ambassador in France (Paris), 21/03/2011, ©MAEE
    Mr Alain Juppé, minister of State, minister of Foreign and European Affairs welcomes Mr. Georges Saitoti, minister of Internal Security and minister of Foreign Affairs (Paris, quai d'Orsay), 23/03/2011@MAEE
    Mr Alain Juppé, minister of State, minister of Foreign and European Affairs welcomes Mr. Georges Saitoti, minister of Internal Security and minister of Foreign Affairs (Paris, quai d’Orsay), 23/03/2011@MAEE
    Meeting between Mr. Henri de Raincourt, minister in charge of cooperation with Mr Musalia Mudavadi, vice PM (Paris, site de la Convention), 21/03/2011, ©MAEE
    Meeting between Mr. Henri de Raincourt, minister in charge of cooperation with Mr Musalia Mudavadi, vice PM (Paris, site de la Convention), 21/03/2011, ©MAEE
    Mrs Wanuri Kahiu, young kenya director, awarded at Cannes in 2010 and Mrs Charlotte Deflassieux-Viguier, regional audiovisual attachée (Nairobi), 09/05/2011 @MAEE
    Mrs Wanuri Kahiu, young kenya director, awarded at Cannes in 2010 and Mrs Charlotte Deflassieux-Viguier, regional audiovisual attachée (Nairobi), 09/05/2011 @MAEE
    Opening of the European Film Festival at Alliance Française : Mr. Georges Diener, SCAC and the minister of Heritage, Mr Ole Ntimama, 11/05/2011@ MAEE
    Opening of the European Film Festival at Alliance Française : Mr. Georges Diener, SCAC and the minister of Heritage, Mr Ole Ntimama, 11/05/2011@ MAEE
    Rural electrification project : H.E. Etienne de Montaigne de Poncins and Mr. Paul Famba, head of district at the inauguration of the electric alimentation of the village of Kangui, 09/05/2011, @MAEE
    Rural electrification project : H.E. Etienne de Montaigne de Poncins and Mr. Paul Famba, head of district at the inauguration of the electric alimentation of the village of Kangui, 09/05/2011, @MAEE
    Mr David Williamson, French scientifique specialised in climate and environment and Mrs Christine Omuambo, kenyan grantholder in geochemestry and climatology at ICRAF, 10/05/2011@MAEE
    Mr David Williamson, French scientifique specialised in climate and environment and Mrs Christine Omuambo, kenyan grantholder in geochemestry and climatology at ICRAF, 10/05/2011@MAEE
    Meeting between Mrs Stéphanie Seydoux, first counselor with Peter Killy, Makueni MP, Vice Chairman of the Kenyan Parliament, 13/05/2011@MAEE
    Meeting between Mrs Stéphanie Seydoux, first counselor with Peter Killy, Makueni MP, Vice Chairman of the Kenyan Parliament, 13/05/2011@MAEE
    PM Raila Amolo Odinga is welcomed by Alain Juppé, Minister of State, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs (Paris, Quai d'Orsay), 26/10/2011@MAEE
    PM Raila Amolo Odinga is welcomed by Alain Juppé, Minister of State, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs (Paris, Quai d’Orsay), 26/10/2011@MAEE
    Courtesy call from Mrs Nicole Bricq, minister for Foreign Trade to PM Raila Odinga, 13/11/13 (Nairobi)@ MAEE
    Courtesy call from Mrs Nicole Bricq, minister for Foreign Trade to PM Raila Odinga, 13/11/13 (Nairobi)@ MAEE
    H.E. Margarette Kenyatta visits the expo Nyrobi in pictures at Alliance Française (Nairobi), 14/06/13 @MAEE
    H.E. Margarette Kenyatta visits the expo Nyrobi in pictures at Alliance Française (Nairobi), 14/06/13 @MAEE
    Minister for Foreign Trade Mrs Nicole Bricq, and S.E. Salma Ahmed, Kenyan ambassador in France at the UBIFRANCE workshop (Paris, Bercy), 04/11/13@MAEE
    Minister for Foreign Trade Mrs Nicole Bricq, and S.E. Salma Ahmed, Kenyan ambassador in France at the UBIFRANCE workshop (Paris, Bercy), 04/11/13@MAEE
    Presentation of credentials by Mr Rémi Maréchaux to President Uhuru Kenyatta (Nairobi, 02/12/13)@ MAEE
    Presentation of credentials by Mr Rémi Maréchaux to President Uhuru Kenyatta (Nairobi, 02/12/13)@ MAEE
    Ambassador Maréchaux's credentials: President Kenyatta greats Mr Emmanuel Renoult, first counselor (Nairobi, 02/12/13)@MAEE
    Ambassador Maréchaux’s credentials: President Kenyatta greats Mr Emmanuel Renoult, first counselor (Nairobi, 02/12/13)@MAEE
    Ambassador Maréchaux's credentials : President Kenyatta greats Mr Yves Terracol, AFD regional director (Nairobi,02/12/13)@MAEE
    Ambassador Maréchaux’s credentials : President Kenyatta greats Mr Yves Terracol, AFD regional director (Nairobi,02/12/13)@MAEE
    Ambassador Maréchaux's credentials : President Kenyatta greats Colonel Richard Decombe, Defence attaché (Nairobi,02/12/13)@MAEE
    Ambassador Maréchaux’s credentials : President Kenyatta greats Colonel Richard Decombe, Defence attaché (Nairobi,02/12/13)@MAEE
    Ambassador Rémi Maréchaux and President Uhuru Kenyatta at the credentials ceremony (Nairobi,02/12/13)@MAEE
    Ambassador Rémi Maréchaux and President Uhuru Kenyatta at the credentials ceremony (Nairobi,02/12/13)@MAEE
    Ambassador Rémi Maréchaux and President Uhuru Kenyatta at the credentials ceremony (Nairobi,02/12/13)@MAEE
    Ambassador Rémi Maréchaux and President Uhuru Kenyatta at the credentials ceremony (Nairobi,02/12/13)@MAEE
    Ambassador Rémi Maréchaux with Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury, Mr Henri Rotich at the signing ceremony of the 11.5 billions KES soft loan for the expansion of the Nairobi Water System (Nairobi,17/01/14),@MAEE
    Ambassador Rémi Maréchaux with Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury, Mr Henri Rotich at the signing ceremony of the 11.5 billions KES soft loan for the expansion of the Nairobi Water System (Nairobi,17/01/14),@MAEE
    Bilateral meeting between President François Hollande and President Uhuru Kenyatta on the sidelines of the European Union-Africa summit (Brussels, 02/04/14)@MAEE
    Bilateral meeting between President François Hollande and President Uhuru Kenyatta on the sidelines of the European Union-Africa summit (Brussels, 02/04/14)@MAEE
    Courtesy Call from Ambassador Rémi Maréchaux to Defence Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Rachel Omamo (Nairobi, 07/05/14)
    Courtesy Call from Ambassador Rémi Maréchaux to Defence Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Rachel Omamo (Nairobi, 07/05/14)