Partnerships with civil society organisations are essential for inclusive human development, the protection and promotion of human rights, and democratic governance. Through its Civil Society Development Fund (CSDF), the Embassy of France supports these civil society organisations' critical work, paying particular attention to emerging organisations and issues that may not be in the limelight.

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Partnership with feminist organisations in Lesotho and South Africa

Through its Civil Society Development Fund (CSDF), the Embassy of France in South Africa supports local civil society organisations through projects that contribute to upholding human rights, strengthening social cohesion […]

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France launches Fund for Innovation in Development

France has launched the Fund for Innovation in Development (Fonds d’Innovation pour le Développement or FID), a new initiative to support innovation that contributes to reducing global poverty and inequality. […]

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2021 Human Rights Prize Awarded to the Federation of Women Lawyers Lesotho

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Blue Cinema Week in South Africa

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#FOCUS ON “From the Cave's Mouth” animation movieThe animation movie “From the Cave's Mouth” was selected to be screened at the 29th New York African Film Festival (NYAFF29) as an official animation selection as part of the official film roster. This animation film was bought to life through the 2019 Tshimologong Precinct Animation Jam in partnership with Gobelins, l'école de l'image - Page officielle. The film was selected for its unique aesthetic and use of the Khoi dialect which would be well suited to the festival in showcasing proudly African content. Congrats to the team!#AfricanAnimation #NYAFF29 #ICYMI ... See MoreSee Less
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#FOCUS ON “From the Cave's Mouth” animation movie

The animation movie “From the Cave's Mouth” was selected to be screened at the 29th New York African Film Festival (NYAFF29) as an official animation selection as part of the official film roster. [Thread 1/2]

#NYAFF29 #ICYMI

The @AFJoburg brings you the next #JoburgFrenchCineClub for kids!

🗓 Friday, 27 May
🕒3:00 PM Snack and screening of “Fahim” directed by Pierre-François Martin-Laval (English subtitles)
📍@the_bioscope
🎟https://www.thebioscope.co.za/
Supported by @IF_SouthAfrica, @IFParis & IFCinema.