• Courtesy visit to President-elect Rodrigo Duterte

    30 June 2016

    Courtesy visit to President-elect Rodrigo Duterte

    French Ambassador Thierry Mathou travelled to Davao City yesterday to personally congratulate President-elect of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte. During the one hour meeting, they had a candid discussion on different issues, including bilateral relations, with a particular focus on trade and investments, human rights, climate change, and international affairs.

  • Visa exemption for citizens of the Marshall Islands

    27 June 2016

    Visa exemption for citizens of the Marshall Islands

    Beginning June 28, 2016, the date of entry into force of the liberalization agreement between the European Union and the Republic of the Marshall Islands, citizens of the Republic of Marshall Islands shall be exempted from visas to enter and stay within the Schengen area for travels not exceeding 90 days every 180-day period.

  • Fête de la Musique 2016

    13 June 2016

    Fête de la Musique 2016

    Alliance Française de Manille, the Embassy of France to the Philippines, Tourism Promotions Board of the Philippines, in partnership with B-Side Productions, present the 22nd Edition of Fête de la Musique in Manila! The music festival will open simultaneously on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at both the A-Venue Mall Parking Lot and Greenbelt 3 Parking Lot, and will have day 2 on Thursday, June 23, (...)

  • 21st French Film Festival

    31 May 2016

    21st French Film Festival

    The Embassy of France to the Philippines, the Alliance Française de Manille and Cebu, the Institut Français, the Alliance française de Manille and Cebu, and the Film Development Council of the Philippines, in cooperation with the Ayala Malls Cinemas, SSI Group, Inc., and Central Square, present the 21st edition of the French Film Festival in the Philippines.

  • Summer school on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

    28 May 2016

    Summer school on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

    The Institute for Development Research (IRD), the Aix-Marseille University, the French Development Agency (AFD), the Centre for International Cooperation in Agricultural Research for Development (CIRAD) and other international stakeholders will organize the first summer school on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Marseille from July 8 to 13, 2016.

    Welcome Message from the Ambassador

    The website of the Embassy of France aims to respond to your questions concerning French presence in the Philippines and in Micronesia. It will be restructured in the coming months and will be complemented by a monthly online newsletter.

    In photos: France in the Philippines and in Micronesia

    Courtesy visit to former Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Albert Del Rosario
    Courtesy visit to former Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Albert Del Rosario
    Ambassador of France to the Philippines Thierry Mathou presents his letters of credentials to H.E. Benigno Aquino III, President of the Republic of the Philippines
    Ambassador of France to the Philippines Thierry Mathou presents his letters of credentials to H.E. Benigno Aquino III, President of the Republic of the Philippines
    Inauguration of two sites constructed by the Philippine Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity, in partnership with France-Philippines United Action at Daanbantayan, Cebu
    Inauguration of two sites constructed by the Philippine Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity, in partnership with France-Philippines United Action at Daanbantayan, Cebu
    Candle lighting ceremony in Manila for the victims of the November 13 attacks in Paris
    Candle lighting ceremony in Manila for the victims of the November 13 attacks in Paris
    Visit to the factory of Schneider Electric, a worldwide leader in energy management and automation
    Visit to the factory of Schneider Electric, a worldwide leader in energy management and automation
    On the occasion of the French Ambassador's visit to Tacloban, the local community showed their solidarity for France following the November 13 Paris attacks
    On the occasion of the French Ambassador’s visit to Tacloban, the local community showed their solidarity for France following the November 13 Paris attacks
    The Ambassador joins the local authorities of Guiuan, Eastern Samar
    The Ambassador joins the local authorities of Guiuan, Eastern Samar
    French volunteers of Gawad Kalinga's Enchanted Farm located in Bulacan
    French volunteers of Gawad Kalinga’s Enchanted Farm located in Bulacan
    Calendar of events in France 2016

    This year, discover the cultural, economic, and sporting events offered by the world’s most visited tourist destination!

    © Bordeaux Tourisme et Congrès

    Créative France

    Créative France is the story of accentuating the ‘creative’, both literally and figuratively. The campaign has a simple, specific goal: shine the spotlight on the leading individuals and major innovations that make France what it is today. It’s also a means of promoting France’s appeal, by showing the world what the country does best and the areas in which it excels. And achieving excellence requires ingenuity and creativity.

    News

    Follow us on Twitter!

    Stay connected

    How to find us