International and Multilateral Francophonie


International Francophonie Week

March 20 marks International Francophonie Day, celebrated by the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) as well as the member States and governments, for whom it is a great opportunity to express their pride in being Francophone, while recalling the values to which they subscribe and their contributions to world development.

In connection with International Francophonie Day, the Government of New Brunswick invites you to participate in the various activities planned for March 2023 to celebrate your Francophone solidarity and pride.

Journée internationale de la Francophonie
321 Millions de francophones
Des milliards de contenus culturels


The institutional Francophonie is a group of 88 States and governments that use French as a common language and have a population of over one billion residents distributed over the five continents, including 300 million Francophones.

The mandate of the International and Multilateral Francophonie Branch is to coordinate and promote the activities of the New Brunswick government within the international Francophonie.

The Branch looks after the development and implementation of the action plan for the international Francophonie with the objective of identifying economic, cultural, institutional, and other opportunities for the people of New Brunswick.

What is la Francophonie?




The institutional Francophonie:

New Brunswick’s bilateral agreements:

New Brunswick’s Strategy Development Plan with France:

Games of La Francophonie

International Day of La Francophonie – March 20