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Turkey: collective discussions and action for better urban living (22 July 2015)

The Institut français in Turkey is continuing its discussions and activities on the issue of better urban living.

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The Ministry : All the figures

Diplomatic Network

Bilateral

- 163 Embassies
- 4 Diplomatic Branch Offices

Multilateral

- 16 Permanent Representations
- 25 Ambassadors at Large

Consular Network

- 92 Consulates General and Consulates
- 5 independent Chanceries
- 1 Consular Branch Office
- 500 Consular Bureaus

Cooperation and Cultural Action Network
(as of January 1st, 2012)

- 8000 people distributed in 161 Cooperation and Cultural Action
services
- 101 French Institutes with 12 offices attached to the Paris French
Institute – 10 scientific services
- 445 Alliances Françaises receive subsidies
- 486 schools with programs in French (AEFE [agency for French
teaching abroad], French Lay Mission, other institutions)
- 5 French National Centers
- 26 research institutes and 14 branch offices
- 161 Campus France areas
- 98 Environmental Correspondents

Actions Conducted by the Cooperation and Cultural Action Network

- 50,000 artistic events each year

- 285,000 students hosted in 2010/2011 – France hosts the fourth
largest number of foreign students
- 470 master’s degree and doctoral students each year receive Eiffel
scholarships
- 800,000 students in French Institutes and Alliances Françaises
- 337,000 registered for French certification tests in 2010
- 295,000 students in schools following the French program (40%
French students) in 2010/2011
- 1.7 million students in bilingual sections in national education
systems
- €126 million in co-financing collected in 2010
- 12,500 decentralized cooperation projects – 350 financed by the MFA
in 2011
- 160 French archaeological missions abroad

A significant commitment by France with regards to development aid

- 3rd largest contributor in the world to Official Development Assistance
(ODA)
by volume and the number one European contributor;
- Largest contributor in the world to UNITAID;
- 2nd largest contributor in the world to the Global Fund to Fight against
AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria;

- 2nd largest contributor in the world to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI).

Staff
(2012 employment ceiling)

Tenured and open-ended contractual agents in the central administration 3 084
Tenured and open-ended contractual agents abroad 2 885
Fixed-term contractual agents (including international volunteers and temporary staff) 3 164
Non-Defense Budget Military Staff 719
Locally recruited staff under local laws 5 172
Total 15 024

Budget (Preliminary Financing Act)

Year 2009 2010 2011
Budget (in € billions) 4,598 4,917 5,099

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