Lyon and the international network AIMF, International association of francophone mayors

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AIMF, International association of francophone mayors

The status of Lyon in the network:
  • active member of the AIMF network
Year in which Lyon joined the network:


Topics addressed in the network:
  • Cooperation for development,
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • Governance,
  • Social cohesion,
  • Sustainable development.
Partner cities of Lyon and network members:

Bamako (Mali), Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Montreal (Canada), Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), Rabat (Morocco), Yerevan (Armenia).

The purpose of the International Association of Francophone Mayors is to bring together the mayors and senior officials in the capitals and metropolises where French is widely spoken (official language, language of communication or widely used language), and to have the voice of local authorities heard by offering them an international husting.

Lyon's action in the international AIMF network

Lyon is a member of this network to support the French language and values on a territorial level. Lyon attended the Annual General Meeting and is a member of the association's network of experts.


Philippe Di Loreto

Métropole de Lyon - Economic development, employment and knowledge delegation

responsable coopération décentralisée