Honorary Consul Arnaud de Raulin, Ambassador Ma. Theresa P. Lazaro and Member of Parliament Mr. Rudy Salles
Nice, France, 17 July 2014. Philippine Ambassador to France, H.E. Ma. Theresa P. Lazaro, led the inauguration ceremonies of the re-opened Philippine Honorary Consulate in Nice. Mr. Arnaud de Raulin, who was recently appointed Philippine Honorary Consul in Nice, also took his oath of office before Ambassador Lazaro.
Present as well were Mr. Rudy Salles, a Member of Parliament and Vice Mayor of Nice in Charge of External Relations and Tourism. Mr. de Raulin, a native of Nice, is also a professor at the University of d’Artois specializing in International Law.
Mr. de Raulin joins the other five Philippine Honorary Consuls in France (from Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Marseilles, and Toulouse) and two in Monaco who have committed to promote the Philippines and protect the welfare of Filipinos in their respective areas of jurisdiction. The honorary consulate in Nice has jurisdiction over the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Alpes-Maritimes, Corse du Sud, Hautes-Alpes, Haute-Corse, and Var departments of France.
The new Honorary Consulate is located at 92 bd de Cimiez, Nice. The Honorary Consulate is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 2:30 to 5 p.m. The Consulate may be reached, however, at any time through +33 6 64 08 44 92. END