Where is French used?

French is considered an international language not only because it is spoken in dozens of countries, but also because it is one of the official working languages in many international organizations, including

  • African Union (AU)  (5)
  • Amnesty International  (4)
  • Council of Europe  (2)
  • European Commission  (3)
  • Interpol  (4)
  • International Criminal Court  (2)
  • International Olympic Committee  (2)
  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO)  (2)
  • International Red Cross and Red Crescent  (3)
  • Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders)  (1)
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)  (3)
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)  (2)
  • Organization for Economic Cooperation + Development (OECD)  (2)
  • United Nations (UN)  (6)
  • World Health Organization (WHO)  (6)
  • World Trade Organization (WTO)  (3)

The number (in parentheses) indicates the total number of official working languages for that organization.

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