Mme Chrysoula Zacharopoulou, Secretary of State for Europe and Foreign Affairs, responsible for development, francophonie and international partnerships, chaired the National Council of Development and International Solidarity ( ) on September 27. The CNDSI is the privileged and permanent forum for consultation between the main actors of development and the State on the objectives, orientations and means of the policy of solidary development and the fight against global inequalities.

Cette deuxième plenary meeting 2022 was dedicated to the political balance of the feminist diplomacy of France. The achievements in the field of feminist diplomacy and the contribution of the actors of the international solidarity have fed the discussion between the members of the CNDSI and the administration.

France is among the countries most committed to gender equality. The Secretary of State has confirmed the continuation of the Fonds de soutien aux féministes organizations (FSOF) beyond 2022. This Fund, piloted by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and the French Development Agency (AFD) , now disposes of an international recognition and a permission to include the funding dedicated to the organizations of the civil society of feminists in the external actions of France. The Secretary of State made this announcement on the sidelines of the 77th General Assembly of the United Nations, on the occasion of an event organized by the Alliance for Feminist Movements. This event was also the occasion to announce France’s accession to this Alliance, brought by Canada and associating several States, philanthropic organizations and civil society.

[Les membres du CNDSI ont formulé des recommandations dans la perspective du renouvellement de la Stratégie internationale de la France pour l’égalité entre les femmes et les hommes et du FSOF.]