Current Affairs

Current Affairs
Paris Eiffel Towere

Paris 2023: Exciting Opportunities, Events and Changes to Watch Out For

Get a jumpstart on volunteering for the Paris 2024 Olympics, experience the landscape changes in the city and enjoy the tax benefits and exciting new exhibitions in 2023.
Iranian women's movement

Simone de Beauvoir 2023 Prize for Iranian Movement “Women, Life and Freedom!”

The movement for Iranian women’s freedom, which has resonated around the world, will receive a prestigious recognition in Paris next week.
Mahsa Amini

Woman, Life, Freedom! Why I Heard the Rallying Call for Mahsa Amini

A young American Iranian woman who studied in Paris says the first Iranian Women's revolution is happening now and the world is watching.
The Queen

The Queen is Gone: What do Brits in France Have to Look Forward to?

A British expat in Paris reflects on the legacy of Queen Elizabeth II and how her death will change Britain.
Blue and yellow flowers Place de la Republique

A Ukrainian-Canadian in Paris Speaks of Survival and Strength to Rally Help

A new war that has exploded in Ukraine brings back painful memories for a Ukrainian-Canadian living in France. Images of destruction and war victims are inciting people around the world to help Ukraine.
Josephine Baker

10 Reasons Why Josephine Baker Belongs in the Pantheon

France's hall of greatness celebrates iconic entertainer and activist Josephine Baker for her lifelong dedication to making the world a better place for all.
model minority myth

Meet Grace Ly: A French Asian Shattering the Model Minority Myth

Best-selling author and activist Grace Ly describes how she became a voice for Asians in France fighting against stereotypes and racism.
lockdown economy

Lockdown Economy: An Award-Winning Initiative to Help Businesses Suffering During the Pandemic

The co-founder of the Lockdown Economy explains how she is creating a community of small-business owners to help each other through the pandemic and beyond.
post-brexit

Post-Brexit and the Pandemic: Shifting Identity for a British Woman in France

A British working mom in Paris describes feeling abandoned post-Brexit to being welcomed with open arms by her adopted country.