• Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic

    21 May 2017

    Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic

    The President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, was inaugurated on 14 May 2017 for 5 years.

  • Presidential election – Second round

    16 May 2017

    Presidential election – Second round

    More than 1.3 million French nationals abroad registered on the consular electoral lists were eligible to vote in the second round of the presidential elections on May 6 and 7.

  • French diplomacy fully behind the Paris 2024 bid

    20 February 2017

    French diplomacy fully behind the Paris 2024 bid

    Paris is a candidate city to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development (MAEDI), a founding member of the Paris 2024 public interest group, is working with the entire French diplomatic network abroad to support the bid.

  • French archaeological missions

    5 December 2016

    French archaeological missions

    The numerous archaeological sites from all five continents are under threat of armed conflict, looting and degradation by man and the passing of time, as well as natural disasters. In view of this, safeguarding, protecting and securing ever greater knowledge of this universal heritage is essential.

  • New tourism measures

    30 November 2016

    New tourism measures

    Tourism accounts for 7.5% of national wealth and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development has released a new plan worth €42.7 million.

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    Ambassade de France à Mascate
    Ambassade de France à Mascate
    France mobilized against death penalty

    The death penalty is not justice; it is the failure of justice. The death penalty is not a useful instrument in the struggle against criminality. The loss of human life that it causes is irreparable and there is no legal system that is not subject to a judicial error. The recourse to the death penalty is not just a simple political instrument against crime; it is a violation of Human Rights.