• 20 April 2018

    Digital sector – International conference, “Civil societies, media (...)

    Closing speech by M. Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs (Paris, 4 April 2018)

  • 30 March 2018

    International humanitarian aid: a new French strategy

    In the face of an increasing number of crises, their longer duration and more complex nature, humanitarian aid needs continue to grow across the world.
    To provide itself the resources to address these needs, France is entering a new phase in its commitment to humanitarian action by adopting a new humanitarian strategy for the next four years in tripling its annual financial contributions by (...)

  • 21 March 2018

    First International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit

    The first International Solar Alliance summit was held on 11 March 2018 in New Delhi. This new international organization aims to accelerate the deployment of solar energy in 121 sun-rich countries situated between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.

  • 8 March 2018

    France’s commitment to gender equality around the world

    Gender inequality continues to be an issue around the world, and has even worsened in some regions. To address this problem, France is enhancing the effectiveness and consistency of the gender actions in its development assistance and external action policies. Its third international strategy on gender equality for 2018-2022 is a steering tool that has been designed to coordinate actions over (...)

  • 22 February 2018


    Goût de France / Good France is a unique global event held in over 150 countries which will involve chefs and restaurant from around the world. They will all offer “French menus” on the same day, Wednesday 21 March 2018.

    Closure of the Embassy

    JPEG On the occasion of Vesak on Monday 30 April and Labour Day on May 1st, our offices will be closed.


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      16 May 2018

      Bonjour Cinéma 2018 ! - Films of May "Tour de France" & "Le Chat du rabbin"

      7 pm - "Tour de France" is a 2016 drama film directed by Rachid Djaïdani. It was screened in the Directors’ Fortnight section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. Casting: Gérard Depardieu; Sadek; Louise Grinberg
      Click here to see the trailer.

      4:30 pm - "The Rabbi’s cat" is a 2011 animated film directed by Joann Sfar and Antoine Delesvaux, based on volumes one, two and five of Sfar’s comics series with the same title. It tells the story of a cat, who obtains the ability to speak after swallowing a parrot, and its owner who is a rabbi in 1920s Algeria. The voice cast includes François Morel, Hafsia Herzi, Maurice Bénichou, Fellag, François Damiens and Jean-Pierre Kalfon. It competed at the 2011 Annecy International Animated Film Festival, where it won the top award: the Annecy Crystal for best feature.

      Click here to see the trailer.

      Alliance Française de Kotte
      11, Keppetipola Mawatha, Colombo 5 (Near Police Park)

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