• 12 November 2018

    "A hundred years after : Ideas for a World Preserved from War": Op-ed by France Ambassador (November, (...)

    The armistice signed on November 11th, 1918, ended four years of a conflict that was the first truly global conflict, reaching all continents and involving 74 countries. It had resulted in millions of deaths -1.7 million for France alone- and had caused an overall devastation never seen before in history. The treaty of Versailles that followed the Armistice led to a flawed peace that (...)

  • 6 November 2018

    Commemoration of the Armistice of 11 November 1918: more than 60 Heads of State and Government to meet in Paris (November, (...)

    During the First World War, men from around the world lost their lives on battlefields in northern and eastern France. For a little over five days, French President Emmanuel Macron will tour the Grand-Est and Hauts-de-France regions, home to 11 French Departments that were devastated by the war: the Bas-Rhin, Moselle, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Meuse, Ardennes, Marne, Aisne, Nord, (...)

  • 4 November 2018

    "The War is over" (November, 4th-19th of November 2018)

    On the occasion of the centenary of the end of the Great War, the French Embassy to Qatar, the French Institute of Doha and Qatar National Library have partnered to organize a unique exhibition named “1918: War is over”. The exhibition includes rare items from the Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum.
    This exhibition, offered by the French museum of the First World War “Historial de (...)

  • 26 October 2018

    Embassy taking part in the Sustainable Week (25/10/2018)

    As part of the 3rd edition of the Sustainable Development Week in Qatar, the French Embassy and Al Wakra Municipality wished to put on record, for the third consecutive year, their commitment to the protection of the environment and the fight against the climate change.
    This year, Mr. Florian Cardinaux, the First Counselor of the French Embassy, accompanied by Mrs. Valérie (...)

  • 8 July 2018

    H.H. the Emir’s official visit to France (July, 5-6th 2018)

    His Highness the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, traveled to France on an official visit on July, 5th and 6th, 2018. On this occasion, His Highness was received on Friday, July 6th, at the Elysee palace by the President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron. He also met with Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe. The day before, the Emir of Qatar went to Mont de Marsan to visit, (...)

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