Bilateral Visits [fr]

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French President, Emmanuel Macron with HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Paris, 21 June, 2017
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2017

- 08-09- november, Abu Dhabi : Visit of Mr. Emmanuel Macron to the UAE on the occasion of the opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi. Meeting with HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, the ruler of the Emirate of Dubai.

- 06 September, Abu Dhabi : Visit of the minsiter of Culture in the French Republic HE Mrs. Françoise Nyssen to the United Arab Emirates, on the occasion of the announcement of the opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi on 11 November. Meeting with Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture of the United Arab Emirates, Mr. Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, President of the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority.

- 16 July, Abu Dhabi : Visit of the minsiter of Europe and Foreign Affairs Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian to Abu Dhabi, in the frame of a regional tour. Meeting with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

- 21 June, Paris - Visit of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. Meeting with Mr. Emmanuel Macron, President of France.

- 19 June, Paris - Visit to France of Sheikh en Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Meeting with Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of Europe and Foreign affairs.

2016

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French President, François Hollande with HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Abu Dhabi, 2 December, 2016
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- 2 -3 December, Abu Dhabi : Visit of French President, M. François Hollande, to the Abu Dhabi, on the occasion of the Conference on Safeguarding Endangered Cultural Heritage of Abu Dhabi. He also visited the Louvre, met with the French community of Abu Dhabi and visited the French troops based in the UAE.

- 21 November, Paris - Visit of Sheikh Cheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. Meeting with Mr. Bernard Cazeneuve, minister of Interior.

- 17 October, Abu Dhabi : Visit of the French ministry of Defense, Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian, to Abu Dhabi. Meeting with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

- 6 October, Paris: Visit to France of Mrs. Amal Al Qubaisi, speaker of the Federal National Council (FNC). Meeting with M. Claude Bartolone, President of the French National Assembly and with Mr. Harlem Désir, State Secretary for European Affairs within the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development.

- 5 July, Paris : Inauguration of the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Centre in the Musee du Louvre in Paris in presence of President François Hollande, Jean-Marc Ayrault, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA) Zaki Nusseibeh, Cultural Adviser of the Ministry of Presidential.

- 20 May, Paris : Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Paris. Meeting with French President François Hollande and with his counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault. The UAE Minister also visited the Institut du Monde arabe and met with Jack Lang.

- 21 March, Dubai : Mr. André Vallini, Minister of State for Development and Francophonie.

- 19 January, Abu Dhabi: Mrs. Annick Girardin, Minister of State for Development and Francophonie.

- 18-19 January, Abu Dhabi, Dubai: Mr. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development

- 13 January, Abu Dhabi: Mr Christian Masset, Secretary-General of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development.

2015

- 14 December, Paris: Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

- 29 September, Abu Dhabi, Dubai: Mrs. Anne-Marie Idrac, special representative of the French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development.

- 2-3 June, Paris: Dr Mr Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs.

- 27 May, Lyon: Mr Khaldoon Al Mubarak, special representative of the Crown Prince for the Strategic Dialogue.

- 20 April, Dubai: Mr. Nicolas Hulot, Special Envoy of the President of the French Republic for the Protection of the Planet.

- 20 April, Dubai: Mrs. Anne-Marie Idrac, special representative of the French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development.

- 10 February, Paris: Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor and Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

- 21 January, Abu Dhabi: Mrs. Anne-Marie Idrac, special representative of the French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development.

- 20 January, Abu Dhabi: Mrs. Ségolène Royal, French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy.

2014

- 15 and 16 December, United Arab Emirates - Visit of Mr. Christian Masset , General Secretary MAEDI ,
Personal Representative of the President of the Republic for the strategic dialogue with the United Arab Emirates - Interview with Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed , Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi - Session of strategic dialogue.

- From 6 to 9 December, Abu Dhabi - Visit to Abu Dhabi François Fillon , deputy of Paris , former Prime Minister , and Mr. Jean-François Lamour, Paris deputy and former Minister of Sports

-  From 9 to 11 November, United Arab Emirates - Visit of Ms. Anne- Marie Idrac, Special Representative of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development for Economic Affairs with the United Arab Emirates - Dubai tramway Inauguration - Meetings with personalities from business to Dubai city .

- 4 and 5, November, Abu Dhabi - Visit of Mrs. Fleur Pellerin, Minister of Culture and Communication - Site Visit the Louvre Abu Dhabi with architect Jean Nouvel - Interviews with Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan , Minister of Culture, Youth and social Development and Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan , President of the Tourism Authority and Abu Dhabi Culture .

- 14 and 15 October, Paris- Visit of Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al Nahyan in Paris - Meeting with Mr Laurent Fabius and Jean-Yves Le Drian

- September 28 to October 2, United Arab Emirates - Visit of Ms. Anne -Marie Idrac
Special Representative of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development for Economic Affairs with the United Arab Emirates.

- September 15, United Arab Emirates - Visit of Defence Minister Jean -Yves Le Drian

- June 12, France - Visit to France Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, Secretary of State, UAE Special Envoy for Climate, Energy Department CEO of Mubadala.

- June 3 - Strategic Dialogue

- May 5 - Visit the Secretary of State for Development and Francophonie , with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, Ms Annick Girardin

- April 24 - Visit of Defence Minister Jean -Yves Le Drian

- February 12 - Visit of the Director General of the Dubai Health Authority , Mr. Essa Al Haj Al Maidor

- January 24 - Visit of the Minister for French nationals abroad, Helene Conway Mouret

- January 21 - Visit of Minister of Foreign Trade , Nicole Bricq

- January 16 - Meeting at the Elysee Palace between President Francois Hollande and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

- January 12 - Visit to France by Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan

2013

- November 20 - Visit to Abu Dhabi by Pierre Sellal , Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Personal Representative of the President of the Republic for the strategic dialogue with the United Arab Emirates

- November 19 - Visit to Abu Dhabi from the Minister of Culture and Communication , Ms. Aurélie Filippetti

- November 17 - Visit to Dubai from Defence Minister Jean -Yves Le Drian.

- August 27 - Visit to the Abu Dhabi Defence Minister Jean -Yves Le Drian.

- July 29 - Visit to Paris the UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

- July 22-23 - Visit to the Abu Dhabi Defence Minister Jean -Yves Le Drian.

- June 11-13 - Visit to Paris Vice President , Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

- May 25-26 - Visit to Abu Dhabi Minister of Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius. Inauguration of the new embassy.

- April 21 - Visit to Abu Dhabi to the Minister of Culture and Communication , Ms. Aurélie Filippetti.

- March 07-10 - Visit to Abu Dhabi a Senate delegation of Nathalie Goulet, Jean- Claude Peyronnet M Jeanny Lorgeaux and André Reichardt.

- February 16 and 17 - Visit to the Abu Dhabi Defence Minister , Jean -Yves Le Drian.

- January 15 - Visit to UAE President of the Republic , François Hollande.

2012

- October 23-24 - Visit to Abu Dhabi and Dubai Minister of Productive Recovery , Arnaud Montebourg .

- October 21 - Visit to Abu Dhabi and Dubai from Defence Minister Jean -Yves Le Drian.

- July 11 - A visit to the Elysee Palace by Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan the President of the French Republic , François Hollande.

- July 11 - Interview with Paris Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan with the French defense minister , Jean -Yves Le Drian.

- July 11-12 - Interview in Paris the UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan with his French counterpart Laurent Fabius.

- May 08-09 - Visit to Abu Dhabi Gilles de Robien, delegate of France to the Council of the International Labour Organization.

- March 14 - Visit of Mr. Eric Besson, Minister of Industry , Energy and Digital Economy.

- 12-16 February - Visit to the United Arab Emirates Minister of State for French Nationals Abroad , Edouard Courtial.

- February 11-13 - Visiting UAE Minister of Culture and Communication , Frédéric Mitterrand.

2011

- November 19-20 - Visit of French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs , Alain Juppe United Arab Emirates.

- November 13-14 - Visit of French Minister of Industry , Energy and Digital Economy Eric Besson in the United Arab Emirates.

- November 13 - Visit of French Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs , Gerard Longuet at the Dubai Air Show.

- October 31- November 1 - Visit of the Minister of Education , Youth and Associative Life , Luc Chatel United Arab Emirates.

- September 12 - Visit the former Prime Minister Edouard Balladur.

- June 8 - 9 - Visit of French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs , Alain Juppe.

- May 20 - Tour of Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

- May 15 - Visit of Mr. Thierry Mariani , Secretary of State in charge of Transport.

- May 10 - Visit of the French Minister of Defense and Veterans Affairs, Gerard Longuet.

- April 20 - Visit of Mr. Thierry Mariani , Secretary of State in charge of Transport.

- February 13 - Visiting French Prime Minister François Fillon in the UAE. After the talks with senior Abu Dhabi and Dubai, he then proceeded to the official opening of the Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, the highlight of his visit.

- January 16-18 - Visit of Mr. Pierre Lellouche, Secretary of State, responsible trade.

2010

- November 13 - 14 - Visit of Mr. Jean -Pierre RAFARIN , former first minister.

- October 7 - Visit of Mr. Philippe Marini , Pdt of the Friendship Group France -Pays Gulf.

- May 29 - 31 - Visiting UAE Minister of Culture and Communication , Frédéric Mitterrand.

- April 6 - 13 - Visit to the United Arab Emirates Prd CCFA , Hervé de Charrette.

- April 8 - 9 - Visit of Mr. Sultan Al Jaber, assistant minister for climate change business energy.

- January 18 - 19 - Visit of the Minister of State, Minister of Ecology, Energy, Development and the Sea, Jean- Louis Borloo.

- January 9 - 10 - Visiting UAE Minister of Culture and Communication , Frédéric Mitterrand.

2009

- November 14-15 - Visit of Mr. Hervé Morin , Minister of Defence.

- November 3 - 5 - Visit of Ms. Anne -Marie Idrac , Secretary of State for Foreign Trade Officer.

- October 24 - 29 - Visit of Mr. Jean -Pierre Jouyet , president of the AMF.

- June 19 - Visit to National Security Advisor Sheikh Hazaa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

- June 19 - Visit of Mr. Hanif Hassan Ali, Federal Minister of Education in the UAE

- May 25 - 26 - Visit of the President of the Republic, Nicolas Sarkozy.

- May 22 - 23 - Visit of the Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

- April 7 - 8 - Visit of Mr. Patrick Devedjian, Minister responsible for the implementation of the plan raise.

- March 21 - 23 - Visit of Mrs. Christine Albanel, Minister of Culture and Communication.

- March 1- 2 - Visit of Mr. Philippe Marini, President of the Friendship Group France Pays Gulf.

- February 22 - 23 - Visit of Mr. Hervé Morin, Minister of Defence.

- February 15 - 19 - Visit of Mr. Bertrand DELANOE, Mayor of Paris.

- January 20 - 21 - Visit of Mr. Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France.

- January 18 - 19 - Visit to UAE from French Minister of State, Minister for Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Spatial Planning, Jean- Louis Borloo. Interview with the Minister of Energy, Minister of Energy Mohammed Bin Dhaen Al Hamili . Participation in the World Summit of Future Energies (19-21 January, Abu Dhabi ). Masdar project, renewable energy.

2008

- May 22 - 23 - visit to France Vice President, UAE Prime Minister, the Emir of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Interview with President Nicolas Sarkozy. Monitoring of regional and international cooperation programs, bilateral relations, Israeli-Palestinian process of peace settlement of the institutional crisis in Lebanon, tourism and French presence in the United Arab Emirates.

- January 15 - Visit to the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi) French President Nicolas Sarkozy, accompanied by Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Bernard Kouchner, Minister of Economy, Finance and Employment, Christine Lagarde, the Minister of Justice, Minister of Justice, Rachida Dati and the Minister of Education, Xavier Darcos, as part of a tour of the Middle East (Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates.
Talks with his counterpart, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Meeting with the French community, participation in the ceremony of laying the first stone of the campus of the University Sorbonne-Abu Dhabi. Signing of an agreement for cooperation in the civil nuclear field and the opening of a joint base. Iranian nuclear process of Israeli-Palestinian peace situation in Lebanon and Pakistan.

2007

- July 18 - 22 - Official visit to France of the emir of Abu Dhabi, President of the federation of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Interview with the President, Nicolas Sarkozy, meeting with the Defence Minister, Hervé Morin. Maintenance of the French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Bernard Kouchner with his counterpart, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

- March 26 - meeting in Paris between French President Jacques Chirac and the Ruler of Sharjah, Member of the Supreme Federal Council of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi: bilateral relations (cultural policies and academic exchanges, in particular), process peace in the Middle East, situation in Iraq, Iran and Lebanon.

- 10 - 11 March - visited the UAE from French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy. Opening of the 15th Franco-UAE joint commission. Interview with Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed: bilateral relations (energy - development of civil nuclear), UNITAID, situation in Middle East.

publié le 13/11/2017

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