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Alexandre Wolff

Responsible, Observatory of French language, OIF

BACKGROUND / Academic and professional background

Graduated in russian and in international economic relations (INALCO), associate Director from the High Council of French-speaking and then responsible at the Observatory of the French language at the OIF since 2009

ACHIEVEMENT/ What is your project, initiative, start-up, company all about?

Watch, analysis and prospective on the state of French language concerning its presence in all the fields and countries of the world and on its uses as well.

LOCATION/ In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities?

The OIF whose quarters are in Paris counts 57 states and governments members and 20 observer-countries.

IMPACT/ What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental…of the activity, project, initiative, start-up, company?

A better knowledge concerning the presence and uses of the French language serves the cultural and linguistic in the world

QUOTE/ A saying, quote or reference phrase that tells something about you

“Most of the time, we find a key and then turn the world into a lock. I try to make the contrary: the lock first, the key then” Régis Debray, (Philosophie Magazine, n°81, juillet/août 2014).