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Introducing Paris Talks: A Conference On The Future Of Humanity.

Introducing Paris Talks: A Conference On The Future Of Humanity.

New York, United States: 20+ million people.

Lagos, Nigeria: 32+ million people.

Tokyo, Japan: one of the world’s most populous city with about 35 million residents.

Delhi, Paris, London, Los Angeles, Rome, Cairo, Luanda…

The world population is increasing every second.

By 2025, the world population will be over 8 billion people.

Around 2040 it could hit 9 billion and by 2100, it could reach a massive number of 11 billion people.

Even as I’m writing this post, we’re already 7 billion and counting.

Basically, the world’s population today is about 200,000 people larger than yesterday.

Every year we extract 55 billion tons of biomass, fossil energy, metal, and minerals from the earth. This is almost 10 tons for every person in the world. And for some of us over here in the western world, this number is much higher.

Every year we dump a massive 2.12 billion tons of waste. Basically, If all this waste was put on trucks they would go around the world 24 times.

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Should Expatriates Magazine and Fusac Merge?

Should Expatriates Magazine and Fusac Merge?

What does the future hold for mergers and acquisitions activity?

That's one the questions a lot of business owners have always asked themselves for years.

It’s a question we’ve thought about on several occasions at Expats Paris.

After being approached, on several occasions, by small and/or medium businesses that work with and for the expatriate communities in Paris, we’ve always declined these offers because we’ve not yet implemented the entirety of our products according to the way they’re outlined on our products’ roadmap.

With current economic uncertainty and difficulties to access credits or raise funds, we’ve had moments when we were seriously tempted to accept an acquisition.

Acquisition, merger or the fear to shut down.

These are words that usually go through many entrepreneurs’ minds.

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Volunteering in Paris: Why, How and Where to Volunteer.

Volunteering in Paris: Why, How and Where to Volunteer.

With busy lives in Paris (like many other huge cities), it can be way-too-hard to get time to volunteer. That said, the benefits of volunteering are actually enormous to everyone and most especially to an expatriate, their family, and the new community they’ve moved to.

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Learning French: 10 Must-Know iOS, Android, Web Apps And Language Exchange Events In Paris

Learning French: 10 Must-Know iOS, Android, Web Apps And Language Exchange Events In Paris

“It’s in forging that one becomes a blacksmith”.

If you were to translate that sentence in French it’d go like: “ c’est en forgeant que l’on devient forgeron”

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Short-sighted And Narrow-Minded Company Climate: How A Swedish Expat Has Been Struggling To Get A Job in France.

Short-sighted And Narrow-Minded Company Climate: How A Swedish Expat Has Been Struggling To Get A Job in France.

Matts Hune, a Swedish expat in France, has experienced something many of us could not bare. 

Leaving your country for love is not a bad thing to do. It’s actually one of the reasons why many move to France.

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American School of Paris

American School of Paris

The Parisian suburb of Saint-Cloud not only houses the first American school in France, it also houses the first international school in Europe.

This prestigious school enrolls pupils from all over the world with the aim not only to prepare them for some of the best universities in the world, but also to ensure that their education process is structured and disciplined with a sense of Parisian flair.

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Angloinfo vs InterNations: Are these Two Expat Communities Similar?

Angloinfo vs InterNations: Are these Two Expat Communities Similar?

As an expat, you’ve probably come across many organizations that cater to the specific needs of people living abroad. Many provide unique services that make them stand out, but at heart, they offer basically the same thing: how-to’s, guides, meeting places for fellow expats, and so forth. In this article, I’d like to compare Angloinfo and InterNations to investigate their similarities and differences.

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Expatriates Magazine:  The anatomy of a Free Publication for Expatriates in Paris

Expatriates Magazine: The anatomy of a Free Publication for Expatriates in Paris

You’ve read articles about expat communities—large and small—and how they grew from obscurity to worldwide renown. A majority of these groups serve expats worldwide.

In this piece, we thought we’d share with you a little bit about an expat magazine that you’ve probably seen around town outside various shops, or even read online.

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Loving an Alien: How does it feel to fall for a “foreigner”? PART 2

Loving an Alien: How does it feel to fall for a “foreigner”? PART 2

Fancy a ride on the love train? Here's a book for this Holidays Season! 'Loving an Alien' is a riveting collection of intimate interviews with brave women who crossed the cultural divide and loved to tell the tale. Vive la diversité!

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Expats Paris Entrepreneurs’ Breakfast: We’re sharing our Event Marketing Strategy.

Expats Paris Entrepreneurs’ Breakfast: We’re sharing our Event Marketing Strategy.

After sharing our Social Media Marketing strategy for (almost) free, I’m thrilled to announce that we’re now planning to share our Event Marketing strategy and it’s going to be (almost) free as well.

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