Valls and Taubira Unite Against Escalating Violence in Marseille

The cycle of violence in Marseille has existed for some time, but a recent crime wave has drawn international attention. Manuel Valls, Interior Minister, and Christiane Taubira, Justice Minister, went to Marseille on Friday to demonstrate the national government’s support in fighting the situation in Marseille. Samia Ghali, a Senator for Bouches-du-Rhône, a suburb of Marseille, […]

France Announces New Urban Renewal Plan

On August 22 François Lamy, Junior Minister for Urban Affairs, announced a new plan for urban renewal that will focus on the areas experiencing the greatest difficulty. The new plan is expected to be carried out in the first half of 2013. The new program (PNRU- National Project for Urban Renewal) will be directed by the […]