President Macron has made measures to stop violence against women an important political priority. Increasing attention is being given to gender equality issues in the public debate in France. Last year, a new law was adopted that prohibits the purchase of sexual services. Sweden was an important source of inspiration for the French law.

The Swedish Delegation to the OECD and UNESCO organised jointly with the Swedish Embassy in Paris an event on water at the OECD Headquarters in Paris on 17 May. The event was held within the framework of the global goals for sustainable development and as part of the #FirstGeneration initiative.

La Réunion du réseau informel des femmes ambassadeurs á Paris avec Mme la maire de Paris, Anne Hidalgo, le 2 februari 2016

The attack on the Paris offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is horrendous. The attack has left many dead. Our thoughts go to the victims and their families.

Kungen och drottningen befinner sig i Frankrike på statsbesök, inbjudna av president François Hollande.

‘Leurs Majestés le Roi Carl XVI Gustaf et de la Reine Silvia vont effectuer une visite d’Etat en France, du 2 au 4 décembre, à l’invitation du Président de la République, François Hollande.