Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF)

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14-16 Nov 1997, Hanoi (Vietnam), at 7th Francophone Summit, on formalization of the existence of La Francophonie, following formulation of the intention at the first Summit, 1986, Paris (France). Merged with Intergovernmental Agency for the French-Speaking Community, 23 Nov 2005, Antananarivo (Madagascar), finalizing the institutional restructuration.


As indicated in Article 1 of the 'Charte de la Francophonie' - Aware of the links created among members by their sharing of the French language and wishing to use these links in the service of peace, cooperation and development, assist in: installing and developing democracy; conflict prevention and maintaining the rule of law and human rights; increasing dialogue among cultures and civilizations; rapprochement among peoples through mutual understanding; reinforcing solidarity through multilateral cooperative activities in order to promote economic growth.

Future Events

2020 Tunis, Tunisia – Sommet

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 56 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 142 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 78 countries
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Subjects *

  • Law
    • Law
  • Metapolitics
    • Democracy
  • International Relations
    • Peacekeeping
  • Language
    • Language Speaking
  • Peace
    • Rights
  • Solidarity
    • Solidarity
  • Comprehension
    • Comprehension

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal



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