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  • France makes Rugby World Cup hosting bid

    Drawing on the experiences of the 2007 Rugby World Cup and the recent success of the UEFA Euro 2016 and the 2017 Handball World Championship, on Feburary 9 2017 France officially launched its proposal to host the (...)

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  • Bastille Day Celebrations

    On the occasion of Bastille Day, French Ambassador Jean-Michel Despax and his wife Mrs. Line Despax welcomed Jamaican authorities, personalities from the business and arts sector, members of the diplomatic corps as (...)

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  • Inauguration of the new premices of the Chancellery

    The premices of the next diplomatic chancellery have been inaugurated on July 14 by The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica, Mrs. Kamina Johnson-Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign (...)

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  • Paris celebrates Olympic Day

    On 23 and 24 June 2017, central Paris was transformed into a giant sports arena to celebrate Olympic Day, providing a full-scale preview of what a 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris would have in store. (...)

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  • Make our planet great again

    Following the decision of the United States to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, on 1 June 2017, called on international community to mobilize and join France to lead the fight against global warming.

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  • "Jamaica, Jamaica!” from mento to Trenchtown, to deejays

    The exhibition opened in the Philharmonie de Paris on April 3rd,
    It attracted more than 1300 visitors on the first night alone. Running until August, 13 it displays musical creations as well as objects and (...)

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  • International Women’s Day (March 8, 2017)

    On the occasion of the 40th International Women’s Day, Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, and Laurence Rossignol, Minister for Families, Children and Women’s Rights, co-chaired a high-level event at the Quai d’Orsay, which brought together personalities from all walks of life.

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  • A Fruitful Diplomatic Week

    For the first time under the new government, Diplomatic Week saw the gathering of more than 75 ambassadors, 30 of whom were non-resident.

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