France in focus

Being a French expat during the Covid-19 pandemic

FRANCE IN FOCUS
FRANCE IN FOCUS © FRANCE 24

This week, we're putting the Focus on France's expat community. For French citizens living abroad, the pandemic has played out in a very different way than for their compatriots back home: from political responses to financial and professional consequences, not forgetting travel bans, each adoptive nation has had its own way of handling the crisis. Many expatriates have been left feeling that in times of trouble, there really is "no place like home". To find out more, we meet French diplomat Laurence Haguenauer, in charge of French citizens abroad.