Capital city of international influence, Paris is involved in global issues. Through solidarity based actions, cooperation and cultural exchange projects, unwavering support to the European Policy, fight against pandemics and climate change, the City of Paris innovates, strengthens, expands its exchanges with the rest of the world. By maintaining a regular dialogue and project for the future with more than 60 cities and countries, which are possible thanks to the solidarity of Parisians, it gets an interesting feedback and capitalizes on lessons learnt. With a budget of over € 6.5 million a year, Paris is the first local authority in terms of official development assistance worldwide.