Francophonie – Meeting between Jean-Marc Ayrault and Michaëlle Jean (Paris, April 13, 2016)
Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, met with Michaëlle Jean, Secretary General of the International Organization of la Francophonie, on April 13, 2016.
They discussed preparations for the 16th Francophonie Summit, which is due to take place in Antananarivo from November 26 to 27, 2016, and will focus on the theme “Shared growth and responsible development: conditions for stability around the world and within the French-speaking world.”
Jean-Marc Ayrault and Michaëlle Jean took stock of the reforms under way within the organization as well as our efforts to defend the values and develop the economic dynamism of the French-speaking world. They talked about France’s support for Francophonie and for its actors, notably with respect to the French language as a factor for success in school and for employability.