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  French Consulate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Consulate was the government of France from 1799 to 1804—from the fall of the Directory in the coup of 18 Brumaire until the start of the Napoleonic Empire.
On the night of the 19 Brumaire (10 November 1799) a remnant of the Council of Ancients abolished the Constitution of the Year III, ordained the Consulate, and legalised the coup d’état in favour of Bonaparte.
On 18 May 1804 the French Senate voted to give Bonaparte the title of emperor, a move that was ratified by yet another public referendum on the same day.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/French_Consulate   (1623 words)

 rediff.com: French consulate in Karachi closed: Report
France has closed down its consulate in Karachi and asked its staff to return home, two months after a deadly suicide bombing killed 16 of its technicians working on a submarine project in the port city, media reported on Wednesday.
According to the report, the French security experts had suggested that the consulate should be shifted to a place which was not a 'common passage or easily accessible to the unconcerned people or vehicular traffic', the paper said.
The offices of the French consul-general and attache for press and political affairs were temporarily shifted to the British consulate in Karachi, the daily said.
www.rediff.com /news/2002/jul/24pak1.htm   (187 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
French Consulates are quite strict and you must follow their instructions EXACTLY (unless we have mentioned an exception granted for our students in the below information).
We have communicated with the consulate and they will also process visas for students who attend ISU, UNI and UIowa (regardless of their state of residence), however, if you want the consulate to return your visa to you by mail, the address that you give them must be within their jurisdiction (the aforementioned states).
The consulate states that residents of Illinois must apply in person, however, in communications that we have had with them, they have said that our students (who attend school in Iowa) who are residents of Illinois can apply by mail.
www.iastate.edu /~study-abroad/LYON/acceptedstudents/French_Visa__Instructions.doc   (1610 words)

 April 25, 2000, SECOND FRENCH CONSULATE IN U.S. AGREES --The Veil 2000
Ahmad added while the consulate in Atlanta agreed to allow the headscarf for the passport photo, it is still refusing to allow a similar photo for the woman's French national identification card.
Earlier this month, CAIR reported that another French resident in America wished to renew her passport but was denied that right when she refused to remove or alter her scarf to meet the demands of a consulate official in Chicago.
French Muslims, who are mostly immigrants from Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and other former colonies, also say they are the targets of racial and religious discrimination in that country.
www.unc.edu /depts/europe/conferences/Veil2000/articles/000425pressrelease.htm   (262 words)

 The Europe-In-America Project: Governmnet Report
The Consul himself manages the French community - He is an officer of registry office: he transcribes the acts establish by the local authorities concerning French resident or of passage, draws up recognition, birth certificates, of marriage, death and establishes possibly the health certificates and of transfer in France.
Lastly, The Consulate is in permanent relation with the delegates of the Higher Council of the French from Abroad - C.S.F.E., associations French and consular agents and honorary consuls.
The French Consulate is active in communicating with other consulates in the New York area as well as communicating with other French consulates, missions, and embassies throughout the United States.
www.depts.drew.edu /psci/europe/government.htm   (3476 words)

 AllRefer.com - Consulate (French History) - Encyclopedia
Consulate, 1799–1804, in French history, form of government established after the coup of 18 Brumaire (Nov. 9–10, 1799), which ended the Directory.
Three consuls were appointed to rule France : Napoleon Bonaparte (see Napoleon I), Emmanuel Joseph SieyEs, and Roger Ducos.
SieyEs and Ducos were soon replaced by Jean Jacques REgis de CambacErEs and C. Lebrun, and the Consulate became little more than a scheme for autocratic government by Bonaparte, who was made first consul for life in 1802 and emperor in 1804.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/Consulat.html   (176 words)

 French Consulate demands respect - The Washington Times: World - July 20, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
NEW YORK — In a sign that relations between Washington and Paris remain a bit testy, a notice on the front door of the French Consulate in New York warns Americans applying for a visa to check their attitude before entering.
French Foreign Ministry officials did not reply when asked for an explanation, making it impossible to determine when the notice first appeared.
As for the sign on the consulate door in New York, it was not clear what brought on the warning, nor why Paris feels it has the right to exercise a veto over immigration to other European nations.
www.washingtontimes.com /world/20040719-112736-8836r.htm   (468 words)

 General information. - Consulat General of France in Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The visa is free of charge for assistants working at a French high school and for the spouse of a French or European Union citizen.
The Consulate may accept files sent by mail in a few cases, but the applicant must enclose a prepaid self-adressed envelope, only Express mail, Priority mail, certified mail (a registered mail) will be accepted, if not the personal appearance will be required.
Visas for Monaco as a main destination, and for the French overseas departments and territories are issued by a Consulate of France.
www.consulfrance-washington.org /article.php3?id_article=396   (1140 words)

 Promotion of French in Tennessee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Clearly though French instruction in Tennessee schools is not primarily to facilitate the understanding the neighbor who moved in next door, nor is it for understanding the language of the fastest growing labor force in the state.
In 1752, French explorer Marquis De Montcalm recommended to the King Louis XV of France building a connecting waterway between the Tennessee River and the Tombigbee River, creating a water route to the Mobile Bay.
Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) was a descendant of French Huguenots.
www.utm.edu /staff/globeg/frtnadvoc.shtml   (2297 words)

 French Riviera House Rental - Rent a House in Provence, Villas in Paris, South of France Rentals
Since we are not a clearing house for rentals, we know most of the owners who enjoy sharing their homes with people interested in having an authentic experience abroad.
Often the French Government Tourist Office and French Consulate will have people contact us for their next trip to France.
On the other hand, the French Riviera and Provence is uniquely beautiful, and we have over 30 houses and villas to rent in this region.
www.frenchhomerentals.com   (334 words)

 Passport Express
Customs Regulations: French customs authorities may enforce strict regulations concerning temporary importation into or export from French Guiana of items such as firearms, medications, animals, etc. It is advisable to contact the Embassy of France in Washington or one of the French consulates in the U.S. for specific information regarding customs requirements.
Americans living in or visiting French Guiana are encouraged to register at the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo, Suriname, and obtain updated information on travel and security within French Guiana.
As there is no U.S. Embassy or Consulate in French Guiana, U.S. citizens are encouraged to carry a copy of their U.S. passports with them at all times, so that, if questioned by local officials, proof of identity and U.S. citizenship are readily available.
www.passportexpress.com /default.aspx?page=show_visa&action=French_Guiana   (1266 words)

 R-MC, Office of International Education - French Visas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Throughout this web page, "the Consulate" refers to the French Consulate in Washington, D.C. If you must apply for a student visa at a different French Consulate, consulte the visa application requirements provided by that Consulate.
American citizens must apply for a student visa at the French Consulate that serves their state of residence.
To find the Consulate that serves your states, consult the list of French Consulates in the U.S. or the map of the U.S. showing the different regions serrved by each Consulate.
www.rmc.edu /directory/academics/studyabroad/frenchvisa.asp   (1745 words)

 CNN.com - No 'freedom fries' in the French Quarter - Mar. 13, 2003
The symbol of New Orleans is the old French royal fleur-de-lis, which is also on the helmets of the Saints football team.
French President Jacques Chirac has been invited to New Orleans December 20 to mark the date that the Louisiana Territories were signed over to the United States.
A spokesman for the French Consulate says Chirac has expressed an interest in returning to the city, which he visited as a student, but had yet to make a decision.
www.cnn.com /2003/TRAVEL/03/13/french.louisiana.ap   (695 words)

 French Guiana
French is the predominant language; English is not widely spoken.
French customs authorities may enforce strict regulations concerning temporary importation into or export from French Guiana of items such as firearms, medications, animals, etc. It is advisable to contact the Embassy of France in Washington or one of the many French consulates in the United States for specific information regarding customs requirements.
Americans living or traveling in French Guiana are encouraged to register with U.S. Embassy Paramaribo through the State Department’s travel registration website, https://travelregistration.state.gov, and to obtain updated information on travel and security within French Guiana.
travel.state.gov /travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1117.html   (1414 words)

 French Culture | Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Every year in July, the French Government, through its Embassy in the U.S., offers grants to qualified Primary and Secondary School French Teachers who would like to improve their language skills and enhance their knowledge of French culture.
It was launched by the French ambassador and the governor of Wisconsin (left) in May 2005.
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States and the University of Wisconsin are pleased to announce the creation of France Synergies, a French Resource Center located in Madison.
www.frenchculture.org /education   (531 words)

 LCL / French   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
It should be even less necessary, at any stage, to contact the French Embassy (Ambassade de France en Australie), the website of which is http://www.ambafrance-au.org/index.en.htm The Embassy does not offer consular services, except in a few very specific matters of interest only to French nationals.
By putting your queries in writing and getting printed replies, you have a paper trail to use later in the case of any dispute, whereas unrecorded phone conversations are open to misinterpretation (on both sides).
Until now, it has been possible, under the exchange agreements, to submit only a letter from the French university, since enrolment is rarely undertaken prior to the issue of the visa, but a proper certificate is now being insisted upon and will be supplied to you by the overseas university.
www.une.edu.au /arts/LCL/disciplines/french/visas.htm   (1716 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | South Asia | France moves Karachi consulate
French diplomats said they would set up office in the grounds of the larger British consulate in the city which is regarded as being in a more secure area.
A spokesman for the French consulate, Ata Ansari, said French soldiers guarding their own consulate would be sent home, and the French would rely on British-arranged security.
Security experts had decided that the existing consulate building on Ali Bogra road was unsafe because it was in a residential area, Mr Ata said.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/south_asia/2148628.stm   (336 words)

 Gotham Gazette -- The Citizen
New York, in fact, was not home to the first French consulate in the United States: That honor was given to Philadelphia, the first capital (New York followed it in 1791 and Washington in 1802).
The importance of the consulate was measured by the importance of the city and the district that groups together New York State, Connecticut and New Jersey, as well as the Bermudas.
In December of the same year, the consulate moved to the Mitchell residence without modifying the rooms behind the classical facade, except for changing a vast bedroom into offices (those of the secretariat of the consulate general and general assistant consul, the furnishings of the consulate general were preserved from the previous location).
www.gothamgazette.com /citizen/jan03/french_consulate.shtml   (801 words)

 U.S. Consulate Information: Travel To France
French and Monegasque customs authorities enforce strict regulations concerning temporary importation into or export from France of items such as firearms, antiquities, medications, business equipment, sales samples, and other items.
It is advisable to contact the Embassy of France in Washington, D.C., one of France's consulates in the United States, or the Consulate General of Monaco in New York for specific information regarding customs requirements.
French customs authorities encourage the use of an ATA (Admission Temporaire/Temporary Admission) Carnet for short-term importation of professional equipment, commercial samples, and/or goods for exhibitions and fair purposes.
www.discoverfrance.net /France/consulate_info.shtml   (3607 words)

 News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The university awarded a number of French Consulate employees in addition to the French teachers who taught during the last couple of years in the French Department of the university.
Maher Natsheh, Vice President for Academic Affairs, thanked the consulate for their efforts in developing the French Department at the university and for providing the needed facilities, equipment and educational means.
Miss Isabelle Audras, teacher at the French Department, gave a speech on behalf of her colleagues and thanked everybody for being supportive; especially the students who had shown a lot of interest in learning French and the university administration for making it possible to teach French as planned in the curricula.
www.najah.edu /english/news/show.asp?key=204   (187 words)

 Visa Information (Applying from Australia)
Applicants related to an EU citizen (spouse, parent of a minor, or dependent) are entitled to free processing of their file.
While an applicant may choose to be assisted by a legal firm or a migration agency, the Consulate-General of France retains the right to communicate directly with the passport-holder.
Under French privacy rules, the Consulate-General will only communicate with the applicant, legal representatives of the applicant (such as parents of a minor, guardian) and persons empowered by the applicant.
www.ambafrance-au.org /article.php3?id_article=1097   (769 words)

 Turkish Muslims Attack French Consulate
About 150 ultra-nationalist Turks, chanting "vengeance" pelted the French consulate in Istanbul with eggs today in the latest protest against the publication of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed.
Police blocked some of the protesters who attempted to storm the consulate building in central Istanbul, private NTV television said.
The group dispersed peacefully after chanting slogans and issuing a statement to denounce the caricatures, which have caused outrage in the Muslim world.
www.aina.org /news/2006021217930.htm   (132 words)

 French West Indies
Although France recognizes dual nationality, dual nationals are considered French citizens and are subject to French laws without regard to the other nationality.
French customs authorities may enforce strict regulations concerning temporary importation into or export from the French West Indies of items such as firearms, medications, animals, etc. For questions, travelers may wish to contact the Embassy of France or a French Consulate for specific information regarding customs requirements.
Under French law, no bail is offered for those arrested with illegal drugs in their possession and they can expect to wait several months before their case is heard.
travel.state.gov /travel/fwi.html   (1646 words)

 Special Membership Meeting- French consulate visits luncheon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A Very special luncheon meeting today with speaker Dr Vivian Thivin, who is from the French Embassy, special consulate to the Board of Education in Tallahassee.
She will be speaking in French, with a translator in english.
This cultural event is sponsored by The Student Government Association is providing the funding to have a special French luncheon with no fee for UCF students.
pegasus.cc.ucf.edu /~pidelphi/meetingMar05,03.htm   (114 words)

 Falun Dafa Clearwisdom.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
At first, the consulate officials stated they were not fully aware of the incident.
The consulate officials were shown the support letters and proclamations Falun Gong has received from all levels of U.S. government.
On the same day, a media officer from the French consulate being interviewed by a reporter indicated he received many phone calls about the incident.
www.clearwisdom.net /emh/articles/2004/2/18/45222p.html   (501 words)

 Embassy of France in the US - Visas for France
Protocole d'Accueil French Consulates in the U.S. French Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Visitors must have ready for presentation at the border documentary evidence of the purpose of the visit, means of support for the duration of the stay and accommodation arrangements.
It must be requested from a French consulate before departure.
www.info-france-usa.org /visitingfrance/visasintro.asp   (188 words)

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