Le Monde Diplomatique is a French monthly newspaper owned by a subsidiary of the parent company Le Monde. The publication was founded in 1954, and it covers a variety of subjects, from politics to current affairs and culture.
The newspaper offers 71 worldwide editions in 26 languages, and it maintains editorial autonomy from the parent company. Its readers are mainly politicians, diplomats, journalists, lecturers, researchers, NGOs and students. The publication is also known as a copublisher for the Meat Atlas, an annual report on meat production, meat consumption and the effect it has on global poverty, climate change and biodiversity.