Legal Notice

Publisher information

Under Article 6 of Law No. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 on confidence in the digital economy, the identities of the various parties involved in the creation and maintenance of the Francophonie Festival website are specified below.

Owner: Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs

Director of Publication : General Secretariat of the Francophonie Summit

The Director of Publication is an individual or a legal entity.

  • Design: La Netscouade
  • Development: Actimage
  • Hosting:

The Villers-Cotterêts Summit website publishes information provided by all stakeholders involved in the Summit.

The Francophonie Festival website publishes information provided by all stakeholders involved in the festival organized as part of the Villers-Cotterêts Summit.

The communications team of the General Secretariat of the Francophonie Summit within the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs is in charge of the editorial, graphic and technical maintenance of the website.

Editorial team of the Francophonie Festival

  • Managing Editor:

Valérie Senghor

  • Editor in Chief:

Bossoro Ngo

  • Editors:

Sophie Chassot

Mina Driouche

Maëlle Varene

Website technology and hosting

The website was created using WordPress, Open Source software distributed under the GNU General Public License (GPL).
The website is hosted by the Communication and Information Systems Department of the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (37, Quai d’Orsay, 75007, Paris – Tel: +33 (0)1 43 17 53 53).

Reuse of content and links

Unless explicitly stated as being intellectual property held by third parties, the contents of this website are offered under this open licence version 2.0/April 2017 (PDF – 232 Kb).

You are free to reproduce, copy, modify, extract, transform, communicate, broadcast, distribute, publish, transmit and use the contents, provided that you mention their source, the date of their last update, and do not mislead third parties regarding the information included.

Any public or private website is authorized to create a link (including deep links) to the information on this website, without prior authorization.

Photography credits

The images on this website come from different sources.

Photographs taken by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs’ photography team may be reproduced freely in France and abroad, provided they are not used for commercial purposes and are credited appropriately.

Ministry photographers: Judith Litvine, Jonathan Sarago.
You must include the following credit: “Image: MEAE/ photographer’s name”.

High-resolution images for publication are also available on demand subject to the same conditions of use. Contact us.

For images from other sources, please request the permission of the entity mentioned in the credits.

Responsibility clause

The information on this website is provided as a public service. Although great care has been taken to transcribe official texts and verify all content, the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information published, and therefore cannot be held responsible under any circumstances.

The information and documents available on the website may be amended or updated at any time.

The Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs cannot under any circumstances be held responsible for any damage of any kind resulting from the interpretation or use of information or documents available on the website.

Hypertext links on the Francophonie Festival website

Our website includes links to various French and foreign private and official websites. The Ministry is not responsible for the content of these links, which are provided for the sole purpose of facilitating web users’ access to documentary resources on the subject in question.

Privacy policy

Find out more about our personal data protection policy.


The Francophonie Festival website has been developed in accordance with the recommendations in the General Guidelines of Accessibility of French Administrations (RGAA) and the W3C standards.
Read the accessibility statement for the Francophonie Festival

The website is compatible with all available browsers. It is available to all, except in situations of force majeure.

We are committed to constantly improving the accessibility of our content to facilitate access to information on the Villers-Cotterêts Summit, particularly on mobile devices.

Applicable law

This website is governed by French law, regardless of where it is used. In the event of a dispute, should it prove impossible to reach an out-of-court settlement, the courts of France have exclusive jurisdiction to settle the dispute.

For any questions regarding these terms and conditions of use of the website, please write to the following address:

Ministère de l’Europe et des Affaires étrangères
Direction de la communication et de la presse
Pôle numérique
37, quai d’Orsay
75007 Paris
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The website is available in French, English, Spanish and Arabic.

Write to the webmaster

You may submit suggestions or comments to the site webmaster. Every effort shall be made to take these into account. However, the webmaster cannot respond to specific requests or requests that go beyond the strict administrative or technical management of the website.

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