opening of accreditations and program

The organizing committee of the Francophonie Summit has announced the opening of accreditation for journalists. Interested parties can submit their accreditation request on the summit’s official website:

According to a press release dated Friday, October 7, 2022, the accreditation platform has been open from September 15, 2022 to October 30, 2022. And to clarify, this website contains all the necessary information for this accreditation.

In addition, the committee communicated about the series of events that will characterize the summit.

The 43rd Ministerial Conference of La Francophonie will thus be held on Friday 18 November 2022. On Saturday 19 November 2022, the solemn opening ceremony of the summit will take place in the presence of members of state and government from La Francophonie as well as an artistic performance organized by the host country Tunisia.

On Sunday, November 20, 2022, the work will continue and then there will be an end to this 18th Francophonie Summit.

In addition to these major events, the island of Djerba will host parallel events with a rich and varied program, including the Village de la Francophonie (November 13 – 22, 2022) and the Economic Forum of La Francophonie (November 20 and 21, 2022) .

The Francophone Economic Forum (FEF), which will be held at the Palm Beach Djerba hotel on November 20 and 21, 2022 under the theme “For shared growth in the French-speaking world”, will be an important step in the establishment of an economic Francophonie, by allowing the creation and exchange of links between French-speaking business circles, whether private or public.

For its part, the Village de la Francophonie, which will take place in the Park Djerba Explore from 13 to 22 November 2022, will be the unmissable event for French-speaking culture, with continuous entertainment for ten days. It will be a place of conviviality, open to participants of the summit as well as to the general public, which will highlight the cultural richness and particularities of the French-speaking countries through pavilions representing the traditions and crafts of each country. , an artistic scene. for various shows, a room for immersive exhibitions, a conference room, a calligraphy exhibition, a pavilion dedicated to the OIF and its operators, and a pavilion dedicated to Tunisia.

Recall that the 18th Summit of States and Governments of La Francophonie will be held in Djerba, Tunisia, on 19 and 20 November 2022 under the theme “Connection in diversity: the digital vector for development and solidarity in the French – speaking world”.

This is the highest body of the Francophonie, which meets every two years. It is chaired by the head of state or government of the host country of the summit until the following summit and defines the guidelines of La Francophonie in a ten-year strategic framework to ensure its influence in the world.

Since the last Francophonie summit, which took place in Yerevan, Armenia on 11 and 12 October 2018, no other summit has been able to be held due to the Covid19 pandemic.

The Djerba summit therefore marks the beginning of the Tunisian presidency of La Francophonie by Kaïs Saïed, the head of state of the Tunisian Republic for the next two years.

This is thus an important moment for La Francophonie’s general secretary, Louise Mushikiwabo, who will for the first time take stock of her four-year mandate before the heads of state and government.

Through the submission of an exhaustive activity report, the Secretary General will report on the transformation actions carried out and the dynamics of change that have taken place since she joined the organization in January 2019. She will also present her vision for the future of the organization. OIF and La Francophonie.

According to the press release

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