• Cape Town International Animation Festival

    9 February 2016

    Cape Town International Animation Festival

    The French Institute of South Africa will partner once again with the Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF) from 18 to 21 February 2016.
    Curated by Animation SA, the fifth edition of the festival (previously called Kunjanimation) provides South Africans the chance to catch some of the world’s top animated feature films including the best of French animation.
    Adama, the first (...)

  • Creation of a "French Tech Hub" in Cape Town

    4 February 2016

    Creation of a "French Tech Hub" in Cape Town

    Cape Town, considered as one of the most innovative hubs in Africa, has just been selected by the French Minister of the Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs as the new "French Tech Hub". As a result, the South-African metropolis has joined a group of five other cities already designated "French Tech Hubs" by France (Moscow, New York, San Francisco, Tel-Aviv and Tokyo).
    In order to foster (...)

  • Minister explains why Paris climate agreement is historic

    22 January 2016

    Minister explains why Paris climate agreement is historic

    Paris Climate Conference – Interview given by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, President of the Paris Climate Conference, to the daily newspaper Le Monde (excerpts)
    Paris, 11 January 2016
    Q. – The COP21 ended with a decisive climate agreement. Is your mission accomplished?
    THE MINISTER – Many people thought that when I banged my small green gavel (...)

  • COP21 opening speech: French President François Hollande

    2 December 2015

    COP21 opening speech: French President François Hollande

    COP21 opening speech of French President François Hollande.

  • COP21, Paris 30 November – 11 December 2015

    30 November 2015

    COP21, Paris 30 November – 11 December 2015

    The United Nations Conference on Climate Change will start on Monday 30 November 2015 in Paris.
    For general information about COP21, see the COP21’s explanatory article “COP21: what’s that?” here Play Clip officiel de la COP21
    par COP21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QhGlqd35aA
    COP21 Official Clip
    COP21, keep you updated!
    Overview schedule of the United Nations (...)

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