Following the 17th alternating meeting of the Premier of Québec and the Prime Minister of France held in Québec City recently, the 64th session of the Commission permanente de coopération franco-québécoise (CPCFQ: France-Québec Permanent Cooperation Commission) took place in Paris on March 20 and 21.
Le sous-ministre Michel Audet; la directrice Amériques et Caraïbes du ministère des Affaires étrangères et européennes de France, Maryse Bossière; et le délégué général du Québec à Paris, Michel Robitaille.
The CPCFQ’s meeting was co-chaired by Québec’s Deputy Minister of International Relations, La Francophonie and External Trade, Michel Audet, and the Director for the Americas and the Caribbean at the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, Maryse Bossière.
Founded in 1965, the CPCFQ is the main instrument for coordinating cooperation activities between the governments of Québec and France. With the support of both governments, some one hundred projects will be deployed, primarily in the following sectors: