Newsletter of the French Embassy in Singapore n°2 [October-November 2015]
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- "COP 21: What’s that?"
Check out the graphic "COP21, what’s that?" translated into English and Chinese! [read more...]
- GO COP21
Discover why we have all the reasons to be optimistic on the mini website: http://gocop21.fr/en/
- NAZCA projects for the environment
Discover sustainable projects in Singapore: http://climateaction.unfccc.int/
In order to raise awareness on the climate change issue and draw the attention of Singaporeans to the topic ahead of the U.N. Paris Climate Change Conference/COP21 (Nov. 30 - Dec. 11), the European Union delegation and seven European embassies (Belgium, Germany, Denmark, France, Norway, Sweden and the UK) in Singapore are organizing two events at the end of November. [read more...]
The 5th Rendezvous With French Cinema brings to our shores the Cannes experience on a platter, with a rare selection of the best French movies of the year, shown in Singapore for the very first time. [read more...]
"Since decades, the large number of Singaporeans who have studied in France bears witness to the strong relationship between our two countries. In this special year of “SG50”, the Embassy of France in Singapore is delighted to celebrate the launch of France Alumni Singapore on 14 January 2016." [read more...]
His Excellency Ambassador of France to Singapore Benjamin Dubertret was the Guest of Honour on this festive evening, titled "I have two loves : Singapore and France". [read more...]
PRIME MINISTER MANUEL VALLS LAUNCHED THE NEW WORLDWIDE "CREATIVE FRANCE" CAMPAIGN IN 10 COUNTRIES, INCLUDING SINGAPORE
Prime Minister Manuel Valls has launched, on October 5, an international communication campaign intitled Creative France at Miraikan museum in Tokyo, Japan. Designed to promote France’s economic dynamism and creativity, the campaign will target 10 priority countries, which includes Singapore, for 18 months. [read more...]
13-16 SEPTEMBER - "BPIFRANCE EXCELLENCE" PROJECT: 17 SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISES MAKES HEADWAY IN THE SINGAPORE MARKET
Bpifrance and Business France collaborated once again to support expanding small and medium-sized enterprises by organising an innovative support programme for 17 companies representative of French excellence in industrial equipment and major infrastructure (ports, airports, building and public works) sectors. [read more...]
France is an attractive country for foreign investments and businesses. Our country has an abundance of talent and business opportunities. Want proof? Let’s talk about French Tech. [read more...]
KEYNOTE SPEECH BY MR GUILLAUME POUPARD, DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE FRENCH NETWORK AND INFORMATION SECURITY AGENCY (ANSSI) AT GOVWARE 2015
Mr. Guillaume Poupard, Director General of the French Network and Information Security Agency (ANSSI), visited Singapore on 5 to 7 October. He was the keynote speaker at GovWare 2015, at the invitation of the Singaporean Cyber Security Agency (CSA). It is the first visit by the ANSSI Director General to the region. [read more...]
Within the framework of cooperation in terms of defence technologies and equipment, and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Singapore state, a delegation of 50 French partners arrived in Singapore on 26 and 27 October to participate in the first "French-Singaporean SME Defence Seminar", which was organised by the Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA) and Business France. [read more...]
FRENCH PRESIDENT FRANCOIS HOLLANDE INAUGURATES THE FRENCH NATIONAL SHIPPING SCHOOL (ENSM) AND THE CMA CGM BOUGAINVILLE AT LE HAVRE
French President François Hollande inaugurated the French National Shipping School (ENSM) and the CMA CGM Bougainville, the largest container ship sailing under the French flag on Tuesday 6 October 2015 at Le Havre (Seine-Maritime), in the presence of Mr. Laurent FABIUS, Minister for Foreign Affairs and international Development and Mr. Alain VIDALIES, Secretary of State for Transport, Sea and Fisheries. [read more...]
The Embassy of France in Singapore organized on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, in close partnership with the French financial community (AXA, BNP, CACIB, SG, Natixis, Bpifrance), a seminar dedicated to investment in France at the occasion of the visite of Ms. Muriel Pénicaud, CEO of Business France and Ambassador for International Investment. [read more...]
Similar to 2014, Paris remains at second place in the LaSalle Investment Management ranking for the best place for investments. [read more...]
ESSEC, THE PRESTIGIOUS BUSINESS SCHOOL REMAINS IN THE GLOBAL TOP 3 BEST MASTERS IN MANAGEMENT IN 2015
Essec, the prestigious business school located in Paris, and which opened a new campus in May in Singapore, has been for the second year in a row honored with a 3rd place in the annual masters of management ranking of the British paper, the Financial Times. [read more...]
Mr. Gérard Chaliand, French political scientist specialising in issues of geostrategy, gave a conference on “The Middle East and the rise of IS/Daesh”. [read more...]
SEMINAR ON "PIRACY IN THE STRAITS: CHALLENGES AND PERSPECTIVES BY DR ERIC FRECON & COMMANDER FRANÇOIS CECCALDI
The S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) and the Embassy of France in Singapore jointly organized a seminar on "Piracy in the Straits: Challenges and Perspectives", which took place on 13 October 2015 at 5.30pm at the Embassy of France. [read more...]
The National Gallery Singapore will be launched on 24 November. Designed by French architect Jean-François Milou based on the Hôtel de Ville and the Supreme Court, it will offer exhibition space similar to that of Prado, in Madrid.
Campus France Singapore took part in “Study in Europe 2015” at the SUNTEC Convention and Exhibition Center on Saturday 10 October. [read more...]
EU leaders met on Thursday 15 October 2015 against the background of the migration and refugee crisis in Europe. The European Council was the fourth in only six months to focus on the response to the crisis.
Conclusions are to be found here.
Do not miss any of the events organised by the French Embassy in Singapore this fall! [read more...]