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Francophone

A person, company, or country for which French is the primary language. Because of the historical importance of French as an international language and of France as a world power, French is one of the most common languages in international commerce.
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According to him, Abidjan is the natural choice for the Branch Office because of the significant contribution made by Cote dIvoire toward the establishment of the Bank and as a result of the countrys continuing role as a major hub for regional and intra-African trade in the Francophone region.
International Francophone Congress on Palliative Cares held on the theme "palliative Cares, African interpretations, openness to others" includes the four following themes :
The funding announced (July 14) will allow us to promote Francophone culture and heritage, while helping boost tourism throughout the region.
Speaking to Qatar Tribune, Ambassador of Canada to Qatar HE Andre Dubois pointed to Francophone Week's continuing success over its three years, as demonstrated by an increasing number of events and more countries and their embassies in the country participating with every annual edition.
BEIRUT: March will officially be known as Francophone month in Lebanon, the Culture Ministry announced Monday at a news conference held with the French Embassy at the National Museum.
Plusieurs plateformes entre experts et operateurs aborderont des problematiques a l'instar de l'impact de l'installation d'une nouvelle industrie financiere en Afrique francophone sur les perspectives economiques de la region, les approches strategiques regionales dans l'installation de l'industrie, les enjeux et defis operationnels de la mise en place des banques islamiques, des defis et opportunites de la banque islamique, des modes de financement de l'Afrique: titrisation et sukuks souverains.
They also call for the coordinated efforts of the key players in the Francophone world (states and governments, institutions, investors, local communities, businesses, etc.
Cependant, a-t-il releve, le groupe francophone est conscient que les mecanismes internationaux de protection et de promotion des droits de l'Homme se renforcent, "en depit des violations graves qui continuent d'etre perpetrees dans de nombreux pays, souvent en toute impunite".
La Semaine du Cinema Francophone features a vibrant mix of drama, animation and comedy, in celebration of the world's love affair with French language cinema.
On the occasion of the Day of the International Organization of La Francophonie, called The Francophone Spring this year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted an official event and an exhibition of photographs by French photographer Anthony Marco on 29 March.
SeeNews) - Jan 8, 2013 - Francophone parties in the Belgian government want to end the critical activities of energy regulator CREG and seek political appointments for replacements in its management, daily De Standaard reported last week.
Sansavoir, a fellow in French at Oriel College, surveys the work of Guadeloupian and francophone writer, Maryse Conde.