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26 May 2015
Board authorises AFP Chairman to sign 2014-2018 contract of objectives and means (COM) with the State
This contract completes a months-long process of transformation for AFP, marked by: a development plan defining strategic priorities; the positive resolution of the complaint filed in Brussels against France for State aid, endorsing under European law the missions of general interest devolved upon the Agency; the creation of a technical subsidiary of means and innovation to provide financing for future investments; the amendment of AFP’s statute under the law of 17 April 2015 which strengthens the agency’s governing bodies; and ongoing social negotiations aimed at giving AFP a general company agreement.
13 May 2015
On the occasion of the 68th Cannes Film Festival, Agence France-Presse is partnering with the city of Cannes for the third time to present ‘Cannes FAIT LE MUR’, an exhibition of 18 giant photographs which will adorn the walls of the city and its rue d’Antibes from 13 may to 31 August 2015.
12 May 2015
The African Fact-Checking Awards 2015, co-sponsored by AFP Foundation & Africa Check, open for entries
Entries are open for The 2015 Edition of the African Fact Checking Awards, co-sponsored by the AFP Foundation and the African Fact-Checking website
21 Apr 2015
10 Apr 2015
Drawing from its broad network across Africa, AFP is launching a 10-minute programme highlighting Africa’s diversity.