France

Another vote for independence: New Caledonia's second referendum on self-determination

The French Pacific dependency of New Caledonia will hold a second referendum on self-determination in September 2020. A meeting this month in Paris between the French government, the independence movement Front de Liberation Nationale Kanak et Socialiste (FLNKS) and leaders of anti-independence parties has agreed to another vote on New Caledonia’s political status under the Noumea Accord, following the November 2018 referendum which saw an unprecedented 43 per cent vote for independence.

The UN Security Council in a Post-Brexit World: France and Germany Take the Lead

On 1 March 2019, France assumed the presidency of the UN Security Council. For the first time in history, France will jointly preside over one of the most important bodies of the United Nations together with Germany.

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