Category: International Francophonie

The Congrès Mondial Acadien 2019 is launched!

Starting today, August 10th, and until August 24th, thousands of Acadians and visitors from all around the world will gather in Prince Edward Island and in Southeast New Brunswick to participate to the 6th Congrès Mondial Acadien (CMA). They will also celebrate the 25th anniversary of this event. Acadian culture is contagious! Acadians know how

Discover communities of the Congrès Mondial Acadien 2019!

The 6th edition of the Congrès mondial acadien (CMA) is now well started! Until August 24th, Acadians from all around the world will gather in about 20 Acadian communities in Prince Edward Island and Southeast New Brunswick.

In this video we are invited to discover these communities that inspire Acadian pride in both hosting regions.

For more information about CMA 2019 and to consult the program of activities, visit the CMA official website (information in English and French).

Bon Congrès!

Stay tuned for some surprises tomorrow as you celebrate the Francophonie today!

Shared by over 274 million people worldwide and one of the only two languages spoken on all continents, French is one of the world’s most influential languages. It is also the second-most studied language in the world and, as an official language of countless international bodies, it is used far and wide in the realms

Join the echo as the AFFC mobilizes forces this International Women’s Day!

Women in Canada earn $0.87 for every dollar earned by men, Statistics Canada says.  And, while the wage gap stands out between men and women in the same occupation, annual salaries reveal even greater gender inequities within and between various job sectors.  Disparities are further pronounced among indigenous women and women of colour, and especially

Canada’s participation in Summit a success

Last Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, concluded their official visit to Armenia where they participated in the 17th Francophonie Summit.  Reaffirming Canada’s commitment to the International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF), the Prime Minister and Minister joined leaders of various member countries

French Language In The World

Interesting stats about French language all around the world are unveiled in this video produced by the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF).

The RVF 2018 in numbers

The Board of Directors of the Canadian Foundation for Cross-Cultural Dialogue thanks everyone for their contributions to the success of the 20th edition of the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie!  The RVF team is proud to present a summary in numbers of this anniversary edition.  Follow our website’s Action! section all year to find discussions between

Celebrate the achievements of Canada’s Francophonie!

More than 200 guests attended the National Arts Center in Ottawa to mark the 30th anniversary of the Journée internationale de la Francophonie on March 20, 2018. And that was not the only reason to celebrate! The evening was also the culmination of the 20th edition of the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie (RVF); an edition

Let’s stand in solidarity on International Women’s Day!

Today, Francophone women from across Canada will be joining women from all over the world to celebrate International Women’s Day.  Through social media campaigns, public lectures, rallies, performances and art, they will be working to make their voices heard, raising awareness about important issues affecting women today, and drawing attention to women’s contributions to our

Let’s celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie!

Today, the Canadian Foundation for Cross-Cultural Dialogue (CFCCD) is launching the 20th annual Rendez-vous de la Francophonie (RVF). Les RVF 2018 will run from March 1 to 21, under the theme: The Francophonie in 3D: Diversity, Duality, Dynamism!  In the company of the Honorable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, the 500-strong student body of