Destinations - Chronicles of field diplomacy : a web documentary with the insider scoop on French Diplomacy
What does French diplomacy abroad do? How does an embassy function? What are the diplomat’s and consular’s jobs? Discover in the web documentary "Chronicles of Field Diplomacy" the jobs, expertise, and secret missions, often unsuspected of demonstrating France’s involvement in the world.
Today, The Minister of European and Foreign Affairs, lauches their first web documentary : Destinations - "Chronicles of Field Diplomacy" accessible online on http://destinations.diplomatie.gouv.fr.
A real interactive and multimedia story of human adventures of diplomatic and consular networking through reports, videos, photographs, and texts in Algeria, Georgia, Perou, India, Slovakia, and Palistinian Territories..., "Destinations" presents the diversified missions of French diplomatic and consular networking, its attractiveness, diversity, and complementary roles in the academic disiplines of economy, science, culture, foreign aid, as well as decentralized and diplomatic cooperation.
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As France takes the of presidency of G20 for a year and has also taken the presidency of G8 since January 1st, The Minister of State, Michèle Alliot-Marie, is convinced there is a need for information in French foreign politics abroad, with the globalization of regulations at stake, the interests and priorities of France in Europe and worldwide; information should be accessible and not reserved for specialists.
The Quai d’Orsay, the former minister in new technologies, chose in 1995 to create a French diplomacy website, which remains one of most visited institutional websites with over 1.5 million visits per month. One of the most consulted sections of the website is the application "Travel Advisory," a free service that provides information to travelers of actual current risks worldwide. In 2009, this platform reached social networks
(Twitter with 52 000 subscriptions, Facebook, Friendfeed, Flickr, Youtube and Daily motion) and holds the top position amongst French ministers presented on the 2.0 web.
The French Diplomacy website is also available in English, German, Arabic and Spanish. Le quai d’Orsay proceeds with the web documentary on Minister of State’s diversified and diplomatic requests.