Emmanuel Macron Current Affairs, GK & News

‘Elisabeth Borne’: New Prime Minister of France

In France, Elisabeth Borne has been appointed as the country’s new prime minister on 16th May 2022. She becomes the second woman in the history of France to hold this post. Who is she succeeding for this post? Borne held the post of labour minister in the previous government of French President Emmanuel Macron. She ..

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France’s Proposal for “European Political Community”

Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, is of the belief that a “European political community” must be established which would be much broader than the present European Union (EU). The political community will also be including the nations that are not EU members. Currently, the EU has 27 members What will the European Political Community’s ..

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Re-election of French President Emmanuel Macron

On 24th April 2022, Marine Le Pen has been defeated by Emmanuel Macron to be re-elected as the President of France. Leaders across the world welcomed his re-election. Overview: Marine Le Pen is a far-right leader who was defeated by Macron. Macron is the first French sitting president in the past 20 years to have ..

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Ecocide Bill of France

The French National Assembly recently approved the bill that makes “Ecocide” an offence. Key Features Under the law, the transgressors are liable up to ten years in prison and a fine of 4.5 million Euros (that is 5.4 million USD). Transgressor is person who violates a rule or law or has done something unacceptable. The ..

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India-France Annual Strategic Dialogue

India and France held their annual strategic dialogue in New Delhi. What are the key takeaways from the India-France Annual Strategic Dialogue? The countries mainly focused on COVID-19 vaccines, nuclear, Indo-Pacific, space, environment, maritime safety, digital economy, environment and defence sectors. Why is France important to India in terms of Indo Pacific? France has a ..

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Fight against climate change in French Constitution

The French President Emmanuel Macron recently announced a referendum to add the fight against climate change into the French Constitution. Also, the need to preserve the environment is to be added. What is a Referendum? It is a general vote by the electorate on a political question that has been referred to them for a ..

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