Francophonie (OIF) -
  • 2 African cities for network of “Houses of Knowledge of Francophonie"
    19 may 2009 19:49:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- The cities of Kinshasa, in DR of Congo and Ouagadougou, i n Burkina Faso, have been selected to be part of the network of "Houses of Knowl e dge of the Francophonie,” an official source in Paris told PANA here. Full text...

  • French university to honour Abdou Diouf
    28 april 2009 22:43:00
    Paris- France (PANA) – The Vice--Chancellor of the University of Reims Champagne- Ardenne (Eastern France), Richard Vistelle, will on May 6 honour the Secretary G e neral of the International Francophonie Organization (OIF), Mr Abdou Diouf, with a doctorate degree, a communiqué reaching PANA Tuesday said. Full text...

  • Tunisia's Ben Ali calls for strengthening of education in La Francophonie
    19 october 2008 15:02:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Tunisian president Zine El Abidine on Saturday called fo r the strengthening of co-operation in education within la francophonie, saying t his represented "a considerable stake for member states which profit from the us e of the French language and sharing of skills and the knowledge". Full text...

  • Headquarters of La Francophonie to open in 2010
    19 october 2008 12:53:00
    Quebec- Canada (PANA) – The headquarters of the In-ternational Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) will open in the French capital, Paris, in 2010 following an agreement signed on Saturday in Quebec, Canada. Full text...

  • Deliberation opens at 12th Francophonie summit
    18 october 2008 19:54:00
    Quebec- Canada (PANA) -- Heads of state and governments attending the 12th Summit of the International Organisation of Francophonie (OIF) here Saturday began discussing, in a close session, the international situation, hallmarked by a global financial crisis. Full text...

  • Toure, Biya, Bongo are first arrivals at Francophonie summit in Canada
    16 october 2008 18:06:00
    Québec- Canada (PANA) -- Mali's Amadou Toumani Touré, Cameroon's Paul Biya and Ga bon's Omar Bongo Ondimba are the first three African heads of state to arrive in Québec, the Canadian province of the same name, which hosts Saturday and Sunday t he 12th summit of the International Francophonie Organisation (OIF), summit sour c es told PANA Thursday. Full text...

  • DRC, Madagascar bid to host 2010 Francophonie summit
    13 october 2008 23:41:00
    Québec- Canada (PANA) -- The president of DR Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila, and his Malagasy counterpart, Marc Ravalomanana, will defend the respective candidatures of their countries to host the Francophonie summit in 2010 during the meeting of the heads of state and government scheduled to take place from 18 to 19 October i n Québec, Canada. Full text...

  • Québec to host next Francophonie summit 17 to 19 October
    29 may 2008 23:14:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- The next Francophonie summit scheduled to take place fro m 17 to 19 October in Québec, Canada, was at the heart of discussions when the m i nister in charge of Francophonie in the Canadian province, Mrs Monique Gagnon-Tr e mblay, paid a visit to Tunisia. Full text...

  • Diouf urges France to do more for Francophonie
    22 march 2008 12:17:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- The secretary general of the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF), former Senegalese President Abdou Diouf, has urged France to do more for the Francophonie, as it is the first francophone economic and political power. Full text...

  • Sarkozy urges Algeria to join Francophonie family
    22 march 2008 10:43:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Friday urged Algeria to join the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) and invited his Algerian counterpart Abdelaziz Bouteflika to attend the next francophone summit. Full text...

  • OIF Administrator in Mauritania on 3-day visit
    17 february 2008 11:58:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The Administrator of the International Organisat ion of Francophonie (OIF), Clement Duhaime, arrived here Saturday evening on a t h ree-day working visit. Full text...

  • Ratify UNESCO Convention on cultural diversity, Diouf tells OIF
    21 november 2007 14:45:00
    Ventiane- Laos (PANA) -- The secretary general of the Francophonie, Abdou Diouf is urging member states of OIF to ratify the UNESCO convention on cultural diversity, which he describes as a "society project that allows peaceful coexistence, thinking together and managing our common destiny in a democratic way". Full text...

  • France urges Algeria to join OIF membership
    21 november 2007 13:31:00
    Vientiane- Laos (PANA) -- The minister of Cooperation, Development and Francophonie, Jean-Marie Bockel has expressed the desire for Algeria to seek membership into the International Organisation of Francophonie (OIF). Full text...

  • Francophonie ministers focus crises in Africa
    20 november 2007 13:36:00
    Vientiane- Laos (PANA) -- The 23rd Ministerial Conference of the Francophonie that opened Tuesday at Vientane in Laos is expected to heavily discuss the crises in DR Congo, Central African Republic, the Comoros and other African countries, according to Ousmane Paye, special adviser to OIF secretary general Abdou Diouf. Full text...

  • Francophonie push for decriminalising work of media
    25 october 2007 23:00:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The International Francophonie Agency (OIF) is currently studying all legislations of its member countries with a view to proposing a legal framework to decriminalize offences by the media, the delegation of the OIF in Dakar told PANA on Thursday. Full text...

  • French university to confer degree on ex-Senegalese president
    03 october 2007 21:31:00
    Paris- France (PANA) – The University of Saint--Etienne, in the south- east of France, is to award, on 19 October, the title of honorary doctor to the secretary general of the International Organisation of Francophonie (OIF), Abdou Diouf, official sources told PANA here Wednesday. Full text...

  • Francophonie vows to support Lebanon's reconstruction
    29 september 2006 17:43:00
    Bucharest- Romania (PANA) -- Abdou Diouf, the secretary general of the International Organisation of Francophonie (OIF), appealed here Friday to the international community to mobilise resources to reconstruct Lebanon after Israel's recent bombing raids on the country. Full text...

  • Morocco calls for OIF help to host Expo-2012
    29 september 2006 09:48:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Morocco has called for support from the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) for its bid to host the 2012 World Exposition in the northern city of Tangiers, Moroccan news agency MAP reported on Thursday, adding that the request was made at the 22nd session of the OIF Ministerial Conference in Bucharest. Full text...

  • Abdou Diouf advocates education
    28 september 2006 12:31:00
    technologies- chosen as the theme of the 11th summ-it of the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) constitute a serious and exceptionally important issue, OIF secretary-general Abdou Diouf said Thursday in Bucharest, Romania. Full text...

  • President Compaore attends Francophonie summit
    27 september 2006 10:38:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Burkinabe President Blaise Compaore will attend the 11th conference of heads of State and government of the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) slated 28-29 September in Bucharest, Romania, his office announced here Wednesday a statement. Full text...

  • 10 OIF member states hold exhibit in Bucharest
    25 september 2006 15:04:00
    Bucharest- Romania (PANA) – Ten member States of t-he International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) have mounted an exhibition Bucharest on the fringes of the OIF 11th heads of state and government summit convening in Romania. Full text...

  • Mauritian gets Francophonie "Five continents" prize
    25 september 2006 13:04:00
    Bucharest- Romania (PANA) – The Francophonie five -continents prize for 2006 was awarded Sunday in Bucharest, Romania, to Mauritian female writer Ananda Devi for her novel "Eve de ses décombres", published by the Gallimard editions. Full text...

  • Guebuza, Diouf meet in Paris
    22 july 2006 13:32:00
    Paris- France (PANA) – Mozambican president Armand-o Guebuza and Abdou Diouf, secretary general of the International Francophonie Organisation (OIF), have held talks here on a range of African and global issues, including the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM). Full text...

  • Djibouti backs Diouf's re-election to OIF post
    21 july 2006 21:01:00
    Paris- France (PANA) – Djibouti ambassador to Fran-ce, Rachad Farah, has expressed his co8untry's "total support" for the re- election of Abdou Diouf as Secretary General of the International Francophone Organisation (OIF). Full text...

  • Mozambique seeks observer status with OIF
    19 july 2006 09:36:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Mozambique has filed an application for an observer status with the Paris-based International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF), a reliable source told PANA here. Full text...

  • Five Africans appointed to head OIF institutions
    08 june 2006 11:34:00
    Paris- France (PANA) - – Secretary general Abdou Diouf of the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) has appointed five eminent Africans to head administrative departments of the organisation, an official statement said here. Full text...

  • Dakar demands apology from Ottawa over Abdou Diouf
    14 may 2006 17:26:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The government in Senegal is demanding that the Canadian government apologise over the body search on former Senegalese President, Abdou Diouf at Toronto airport where there was no authority to receive him. Full text...

  • Abdou Diouf visits Guinea
    12 april 2006 10:54:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- Secretary general, Abdou Diouf of the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) is heading a delegation in Conakry on a two-day visit to Guinea as part of a west African tour. Full text...

  • Francophones celebrate cultural identity
    20 march 2006 21:28:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Francophones from the five continents on Monday began celebrating the French language that unites 170 million speakers throughout the world, but also 710 million inhabitants of 63 States and governments in membership of the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF). Full text...

  • OIF secretary general arrives in Burundi
    19 february 2006 13:06:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- The secretary general of the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF), Abdou Diouf, arrived here Sunday afternoon on a two-day working visit to Burundi, official sources said in Bujumbura. Full text...

  • OIF names Tshibuila to Francophonie varsity post
    08 february 2006 22:50:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- The Francophonie International Organisation (OIF) has appointed Congolese Josette Shaji a Tshibuila as Director of the West African Regional Bureau of the Francophonie University Organisation (AUF) headquartered in Dakar, Senegal. Full text...

  • IOF monitors transition process in Mauritania
    29 december 2005 23:01:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Mauritanian head of state, Col. Full text...

  • Results of the final athletics events at Niamey Games
    15 december 2005 23:39:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- Here are results of the final athletics competitions held Wednesday at the 7th Francophonie Games in Niamey. Full text...

  • Contestants win gold in tale, photography in Niamey
    14 december 2005 20:23:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- The latest results recorded Wednesday afternoon at the 5th Francophonie Games in Niamey were celebrations by Canadian François Lavallée who won gold in tale and Lebanese national, Randa Mirza who captured gold in photography. Full text...

  • Results of Francophonie games in Niamey
    13 december 2005 13:43:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- Results of the Francohonie games held Monday night in Niamey are as follows: Men 20 km Walk Langlois Denis, France 1:30. Full text...

  • Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast through to semi finals
    13 december 2005 10:38:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- The Burkina Faso beat Niger 1-0 and Côte d'Ivoire repeated the scoreline against the DR Congo to reach the semi finals of the Francophonie Games after clashing in their quarterfinal matches here Monday. Full text...

  • 5th Francophonie Games open in Niamey
    08 december 2005 14:43:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- Sporting competition at the 5th Francophonie Games went into full swing in Niamey Thursday after President Mamadou Tandja officially opened the events on Wednesday at the General Seyni Kountche Stadium. Full text...

  • OIF wants speedy ratification of cultural diversity convention
    23 november 2005 22:04:00
    Antananarivo- Madagascar (PANA) -- The Francophone Ministerial Conference (CMF) Wednesday in Antananarivo appealed to the member states of the International Francophonie Organisation (OIF) to ratify quickly the convention that UNESCO's general conference on cultural diversity adopted in October. Full text...

  • Five countries express interest to host 2010 OIF summit
    23 november 2005 21:25:00
    Antananarivo- Madagascar (PANA) -- Five countries have expressed interest in hosting the 2010 Francophonie summit, the Secretary General of the International Francophonie Organisation (OIF), Abdou Diouf, said Wednesday in Antananarivo (Madagascar). Full text...

  • OIF urged to back African cotton producers
    23 november 2005 16:49:00
    Antananarivo- Madagascar (PANA) -- Burkina Faso's foreign minister Youssouf Ouedraogo has called on the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) to back African cotton producing countries during the 14-17 December World Trade Organisation (WTO) talks in Hong Kong. Full text...

  • Francophone states to have common stance at WTO meeting
    23 november 2005 12:13:00
    Antananarivo- Madagascar (PANA) -- The International Organisation of Francophonie (OIF) will defend a common position at the 14-17 December World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial conference in Hong Kong, it was officially revealed here Wednesday. Full text...

  • Diouf pleads for new OIF charter
    22 november 2005 13:42:00
    Antananarivo- Madagascar (PANA) -- International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) Secretary General Abdou Diouf Tuesday called on member states to give the organisation a new charter to ensure the completion of its institutional reform. Full text...

  • Ravalomanana urges OIF to address environment
    22 november 2005 13:00:00
    Antananarivo- Madagascar (PANA) -- Malagasy president Marc Ravalomanana on Tuesday sensitised the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) to devote adequate attention to environmental issues, as they represent the "wealth of certain member nations". Full text...

  • OIF secretary general visits Madagascar
    18 november 2005 20:20:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- The Secretary General of the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) Abdou Diouf left Paris Friday for Antananarivo at the beginning of a five-day working visit to Madagascar, official sources said here. Full text...

  • OIF sets up human rights, peace, democracy prize
    08 november 2005 20:47:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) Tuesday said it had set up a prize to celebrate democracy, human rights and peace in the world. Full text...

  • France asks OIF to expand electoral monitoring
    07 november 2005 15:35:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- French minister delegate for Cooperation and Francophonie, Brigitte Girardin, has asked the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) to make elections monitoring more comprehensive. Full text...

  • Francophonie Organisation set to undergo reforms
    07 november 2005 14:56:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The Secretary General of the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) Abdou Diouf said reform proposals meant for presentation at the OIF ministerial session scheduled 22-23 November in Antananarivo aim at giving the organisation more visibility. Full text...

  • OIF plans to create conflict prevention mechanism
    07 november 2005 12:03:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The secretary general of the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF), Abdou Diouf, has indicated in Bamako that his institution plans to organise in May 2006 at Saint- Boniface, Canada a ministerial conference for the creation ofa conflict- prevention mechanism. Full text...

  • Mauritania attends Bamako forum on democracy, human rights
    06 november 2005 17:21:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Mauritanian foreign minister Ahmed Ould Sid'Ahmed has left the country for Mali to attend the "Bamako + 5" symposium on democracy and human rights organised by the International Francophonie Organisation (OIF), official sources revealed here Sunday. Full text...

  • Francophonie organisation to monitor Burkinabe polls
    05 november 2005 18:57:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) plans to send a ten-member observer team, headed by French senator, Laurent Beteille, to Burkina Faso to monitor presidential elections scheduled there 13 November, official OIF sources affirmed here Saturday. Full text...

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