L’Alliance Française d’Abou Dabi [fr]
The French Alliance is an association opened to culture and civilizations, with a presence in five continents. It is the largest linguistic and cultural multinational in the world, the mission of which is to open up the borders of French language and culture, with respect for the diversity of local cultures.
The French Alliance of Abu Dhabi started its activity in 1974. It is presided over by Mr. Zaki Nusseibeh and his board of directors is made up of individuals working on a voluntary basis.
The director of the French Alliance is responsible for applying the major strategic lines of action defined by the board.
The French Alliance of Abu Dhabi and its subsidiary in Al Ain, operate as an association, with the French Embassy maintaining responsibility.
The French Alliance Foundation was created in 2007 to coordinate and support the action of establishments operating under the heading “French Alliance”. It is also the moral and legal reference of the network of alliances, advising them where necessary and supporting them in training their staff.
The first mission of the foundation is to contribute towards increasing France’s intellectual and moral influence by developing use of the French language and favouring exchanges between French speaking cultures and others.
The French Alliance Foundation is the primary partner of cultural French diplomacy. It completes and extends the actions of public cultural centres.
The network has a presence in 136 countries and includes more than 1,000 French Alliances which welcome nearly 500,000 students throughout the world.
- Adress and contact :
Al Bateen, 1 rue Khalifa Al Suwaida Development,
Exit 19 street 32, Next to the Irish Embassy,
opposite to the Al Ittihad School, villa 71.
P.O. Box 2646 Abu Dhabi - UAE
Tel: 00971 2 612 2900 / 055 666 8901
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org