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Association of Caribbean States
The Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) was signed on 24 July 1994 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, with the aim of promoting consultation, cooperation and concerted action among all the countries of...
Embassy Row
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
European Union
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states, located primarily in Europe. It was established by the Treaty of Maastricht on 1 November 1993 upon the foundations of the pre-existing European Econo...
La Francophonie
The primary mission of the organization is the promotion of the French language as an international language and the promotion of worldwide cultural and linguistic diversity in the era of economic globalization. In this regard, co...
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is an alliance of 26 countries from North America and Europe committed to fulfilling the goals of the North Atlantic Treaty signed on 4 April 1949. In accordance with the Treaty, the f...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...
Wikileaks
Wikileaks has developed an uncensorable Wikipedia for untraceable mass document leaking and analysis. Our primary interest is in exposing oppressive regimes in Asia, the former Soviet bloc, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East, ...
World Digital Library
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. The principal objectives of the WDL are to: ...

News Releases

France: Call for solidarity for Action day on 19 March
2009-03-19
SNJ, SNJ-CGT, USJ-CFDT, SGJ-FO, CFTC and CGC Journalists' Trade Unions
The participating trade unions (SNJ, SNJ-CGT, USJ-CFDT, SGJ-FO, CFTC and CGC Journalists' Trade Unions) call on all journalists to mobilise for the national day of a general strike and demonstrations ...
French judge dismisses French journalist’s complaint against Israeli military
2011-06-08
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is appalled to learn that a French judge has dismissed French journalist Jacques-Marie Bourget’s complaint against the Israeli authorities because a lack of Israeli cooperati...
Human rights organisations alarmed by bill that will give surveillance agencies dangerous new powers
2015-03-26
Reporters without Borders
Privacy International, Amnesty International, FIDH, the French League for Human Rights and Reporters Without Borders are alarmed by the expansive surveillance powers to be granted to surveillance agen...
IFJ Condemns Killings of Media Staff in Shocking Attack on French Magazine Charlie Hebdo' Office in Paris
2015-01-07
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today joined its French affiliates -- SNJ, SNJ-CGT and CFDT -- in condemning the shooting that has taken place today at the offices of the French sati...
Journalists Condemn French Crackdown on Roma and Warn Over Rise of Racism
2010-08-10
International Federation of Journalists
Journnalists condemn French crackdown on Roma and warn that it will encourage xenophobia and intolerance.
RWB appeals to media outlets to publish Charlie Hebdo cartoons
2015-01-07
Reporters Without Borders
In response to today's shocking attack on the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo that cost 12 lives, Reporters Without Borders issues an international appeal to media editors to begin publishing Charlie H...

Sources Select Resources

Connexions Library: Europe Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Europe.
France Remains Faithful to Food as Meals Continue to be a Collective Affair
Chemin, Anne
Article
2014
The Guardian
In France, life is dominated by three shared meals, and it's taboo to break the ritual, writes Anne Chemin.
Guadeloupe and Martinique threatened as pesticide contaminates food chain
Valo, Martine
Article
2013
Guardian Weekly
Chemical once used on banana crops threatening livelihoods and public health by polluting soil and sea.
Human rights organisations alarmed by bill that will give surveillance agencies dangerous new powers
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Reporters without Borders
Privacy International, Amnesty International, FIDH, the French League for Human Rights and Reporters Without Borders are alarmed by the expansive surveillance powers to be granted to surveillance agen...
IFJ Condemns Killings of Media Staff in Shocking Attack on French Magazine Charlie Hebdo' Office in Paris
Sources News Release
Article
2015
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today joined its French affiliates -- SNJ, SNJ-CGT and CFDT -- in condemning the shooting that has taken place today at the offices of the French sati...
Journalists Condemn French Crackdown on Roma and Warn Over Rise of Racism
Sources News Release
Article
2010
International Federation of Journalists
Journnalists condemn French crackdown on Roma and warn that it will encourage xenophobia and intolerance.
On the Uprisings in France
Nasr, Edwin
Article
2016
CounterPunch
At the beginning of March 2016, France's now ultra-liberal Socialist Party (PS) government officially revealed a labour reforms bill whose objective was to promote the competitiveness of businesses op...
Overthrowing other people's governments: The Master List
Blum, William
Article
2013
williamblum.org
Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War.
Resistance during World War II
Connexipedia Article
Article
Vaillant Auguste
Wikipedia article
Article
Auguste Vaillant (27 December 1861 – 5 February 1894) was a French anarchist, most famous for his bomb attack on the French Chamber of Deputies on 9 December 1893.
Why the French Hate Chomsky
Johnstone, Diana
Article
2010
CounterPunch
Chomsky's criticism is laden with facts, a substance that seems to elicit ennui among contemporary French thinkers. No doubt the importance of the essay in the French educational system has bred a wor...

Sources Bookshelf

In a Time of Torment
Stone, I.F.
Book
1968
Independent journalist I.F. Stone on the events and issues of the 1960s.
Questing France
Deepening The Search For My Holy Grail, Personal Growth Through Travel
Barnicke Belleghem, Marilyn M.Ed.
Book
2005


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