French Presence in the Indopacific Region

On January 31st, Dr Nicolas Regaud, special envoy for the IndoPacific zone with the ministry for Armed Forces, delivered a lecture at the Staff and Command College on the “French Presence in the Indopacific Zone”.

France is present in the Indian and Pacific Oceans with 1,8 million nationals (La Réunion, Mayotte, Scattered Islands, New-Caledonia, French Polynesia) and more than 80 % of its EEZ covering 11 million km2.

Last updated on: 8 February 2019