Florence de Changy receives “Ordre National du Mérite” distinction [fr]
On 4 July 2018, Florence de Changy, journalist for “Le Monde” has been bestowed upon Knight of “l’Ordre national du Mérite” by Mr Eric Berti, Consul general of France, at the French residence. The Consul general congratulated Mrs. De Changy for her constant contribution to the French community and for her work as a journalist.
Living in Hong Kong since 2007, Florence de Changy is a leading figure of the French community in Hong Kong. Correspondent for Le Monde for many years, she’s also working for Radio France, RFI, TV5 and France 24. In 2017, she was elected President of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Hong Kong.
Mrs. De Changy is also very involved in the social activities of the French community of Hong Kong, and spent 5 years as the President of the Board of the French International School of Hong Kong.
About the Ordre National du Mérite
L’Ordre National du Mérite was instituted by General de Gaulle in 1963. The award is one of the most important honors conferred by the French President in recognition of exceptional contribution in any field.