The external actions of French local and regional governments
1 July 2018
This publication, based on a doctoral thesis, aims to highlight the reasons and the ways in which external actions of French local governments are currently implemented. Indeed, despite a “strained” context, local and regional authorities continue to develop international actions. While the concepts of reciprocity and “win-win” partnership are emphasised in official speeches, what about the impact of these foreign actions for local French territories?