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  • Energy Observer, the first round the world hydrogen-powered vessel about to arrive in California!

    The first vessel powered with renewable energies and hydrogen, a French ambassador for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, will make landfall on the Californian coast on 22 April 2021, after a 1-month sea passage from the Galapagos Islands, a Unesco biosphere reserve. Energy Observer will make a stopover in Long Beach and then San Francisco, before continuing on her journey to Hawaii.

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  • From US to France : Travel level orange

    TRAVEL UPDATE
    Starting on the 12th September from United States to France no change for vaccinated travelers, but for non-vaccinated travelers:
    - Proof of compelling reason to enter France
    - Neg. PCR test taken <72hrs or neg. antigen test taken <48hrs
    - 7 day self-isolation on arrival

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  • Olympic and Paralympic Games: heading for Paris 2024

    The closing ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games was held on 8 August. France is thus now officially the host country of the next Olympic Games in Paris in 2024.

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  • 2021 Choose France Prize: call for projects

    Business France pays tribute to foreign investors and their contribution to the France Relance recovery plan

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  • Join the French Tech Revolution

    There has never been a better time to join a startup in France. Already one of the biggest tech scenes in the world, France’s startup ecosystem is going through a phase of accelerating growth, and is getting as mature as ever. French startups are now turning into unicorns, are raising record amounts, are going public, are acquiring subsidiaries of big companies, etc. This dynamism is breeding countless opportunities for you to make France the next step in your tech career.

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  • MyFrenchFilmFestival is back with a ’Cannes Special Edition’!

    From July 6 to 17, 2021, you will be able to discover, or rediscover, the feature films and short films that have marked the history of our festival as well as that of the Croisette—all from the Official Selection, the Directors’ Fortnight, Critics’ Week, or the ACID program. In addition, viewers can discover the outstanding documentary Mr leos caraX, directed by Tessa Louise-Salomé in 2014, in order to highlight the work of this innovative and visionary French filmmaker, whose sixth feature, Annette, will open this 74th edition of Cannes.

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  • A collaborative map to support French businesses in the Southwest of the U.S.

    The French Consulate in Los Angeles is teaming up with Mapstr to create a collaborative map to support French businesses and promote the best of France in the Southwest of the U.S.

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  • Generation Equality Forum

    The Generation Equality Forum is the most important feminist event in the last 25 years. It was initiated by UN Women and is co-chaired by France and Mexico, in partnership with civil society and young people. Following on from a launch in Mexico in March 2021, the Paris Generation Equality Forum will be held from 30 June to 2 July.

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  • Happy International Women’s Day!

    At the invitation of the British Consulate in Los Angeles and her British counterpart Emily Cloke, Julie Duhaut-Bedos, Consul General of France in Los Angeles addresses a message to young women & girls!

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  • Fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement: France is more mobilized than ever

    France is more mobilized than ever and is working to strengthen climate multilateralism. On December 12, 2020, several events will be held to mark the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement and highlight that we must all be fully committed to combatting global warming.

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