France (French: [fʁɑ̃s] ), officially the French Republic (French: République française), is a country primarily located in Western Europe, consisting of metropolitan France and several overseas regions and territories. The metropolitan area of France extends from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean and from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea. The overseas territories include French Guiana in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. France borders Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany to the northeast, Switzerland, Monaco and Italy to the east, Andorra and Spain to the south, as well as the …

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WRI · 10 December 2021 English

Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) face a substantial investment gap in their work to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their nationally determined contributions (NDCs) to …

$25 million commit- ment from the Government of France, the Natural Capital Lab serves as a risk-tolerant

IFRI · 18 November 2021

summer of 2020, the Central and Eastern Mediterranean became the center of unusual tensions between France and Turkey. Given that these tensions were also military, which is uncommon for the two countries onwards, the Syrian and Libyan conflicts uncovered diverging interests between France and Turkey, with military implications for France. In the same year, Turkish military behavior in the Eastern Mediterranean aggressiveness openly manifested itself in the Eastern Mediterranean, including directly against France with the Courbet incident. This attitude was criticized by the interviewees who specified that such

IISD · 16 November 2021

France has agreed to postpone retaliatory measures against the United Kingdom while talks about post-Brexit fishing rights continue, days after threatening to restrict cross-Channel trade. The announcement Jersey refused to give permits to dozens of French boats to operate in waters near their coastline. France had threatened to take measures—such as preventing British fishing boats from offloading catches opinion that the costs of leaving the EU are greater than remaining.” The British say this proves that France wants to punish the United Kingdom for Brexit while the French say this is a deliberate misinterpretation

World Bank Group · 11 November 2021 English

The Pandora Papers highlight a worldwide lack of transparency of information on who owns and controls what and where. Unfortunately, trusts and complex corporate structures are still an effective way …

owned properties in jurisdictions ranging from France to Monaco, indicating that other onshore jurisdictions

IISS · 11 November 2021

defence innovation. By empirically analysing innovation efforts in five countries – notably, China, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States – the paper identifies and analyses four key

IISD · 11 November 2021 English

the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance (BOGA). The founding full members, including Costa Rica, Denmark, France, Greenland, Ireland, Québec, Sweden, and Wales, will immediately—and permanently—end licensing for

founding full members, including Costa Rica, Denmark, France, Greenland, Ireland, Québec, Sweden, and Wales Steve Paikin November 10, 2021 COP26 : pourquoi la France n'a pas rejoint l'accord de non-financement des capture de carbone. Mais la France n'en fait pas partie. IISD IN THE NEWS France Télévisions November 5, fr/monde/environnement/cop26/cop26-pourquoi-la-france-n-a-pas-rejoint-l-accord-de-non-financement-de

Chatham House · 11 November 2021 English

Rights-based climate litigation is helping to bridge the gap between international pledges and governmental action at the national level, constituting an important ‘bottom-up’ form of pressure on governments to do …

global supply chain operations (e.g. in Australia, France, Germany and the EU). These binding obligations brought against the global retailer Groupe Casino in France in March 2021, claimants relied on the same due considered below. 44 Notre Affaire à Tous and Others vs France, (2021). No. 1904967, 1904968, 1904972, 1904976/4-1 Greta Thunberg, alleging that Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany and Turkey violated their rights under governments, 52 Sacchi et al. vs Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany and Turkey (2019), UN Committee on the

World Bank Group · 10 November 2021 English

BIS-SC-ED- 2019 / Recrutement du cabinet Expertise France pour appuyer le METPFQE dans la mise en place d'un

World Bank Group · 10 November 2021 English

Envelope DAYS en France, Belgique et Espagne S33 / Sélection de Envelope DAYS en France, Belgique et Espagne S26 / Élaboration de

ORF · 10 November 2021 English

The recently conducted elections in Qatar for a 45-member Shura council, which was mandated by the 2004 Constitution but was repeatedly delayed in the “national interest”, were finally held on …

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