France joined the Cities Alliance in 2000. The French government is represented at the Alliance by the following organisations:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development (MAEDI)
(Ministère des Affaires Étrangères et Européennes)
20 rue Monsieur 75007, Paris, France
Tel: (33) 1 53-69-42-24
Fax: (33) 1 53 69 30 43
Email: French Foreign Ministry www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/
Agence Française de Développement (AFD) The Agence Française de Développement (AFD) is a bi-lateral development finance institution established in 1941 that works on behalf of the French government. Its mission is to finance development according to France’s overseas development assistance policies.