Young Leaders – Day Three / Troisième Jour

Young Leaders – Day Three / Troisième Jour

28th June 2019
Day Three of the Franco-British Young Leaders Programme started with a tour of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre followed by a presentation from Chris Hirst, Global CEO of Havas Creative Group, about his new book on leadership, ‘No Bullsh*t Leadership’ which was featured in the June 2019 FT Books of the Summer. In the afternoon Young Leaders […]
Young Leaders – Day Two / Deuxième Jour

Young Leaders – Day Two / Deuxième Jour

27th June 2019
On Day Two of the Franco-British Young Leaders Programme, Local Leaders joined the group which began with breakfast at No 10 Downing Street and a discussion with Stephen Parkinson, Political Secretary to the Prime Minister and a Young Leader from 2017. Local Leaders were taken on a tour of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office whilst […]
Young Leaders – Day One / Premier jour

Young Leaders – Day One / Premier jour

26th June 2019
Day One of the Franco-British Young Leaders Programme began with a visit to Parliament and a talk by John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House of Commons, followed by a question and answer session with Young Leaders. The session continued at Sandhurst Royal Military Academy where they were welcomed by Baroness Tessa Blackstone and Hervé […]
75th Anniversary of D-Day Commemorations in France / Commémorations du 75ème anniversaire du débarquement en France

75th Anniversary of D-Day Commemorations in France / Commémorations du 75ème anniversaire du débarquement en France

6th June 2019
A delegation from the Franco-British Council attended commemorations of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings at the Bayeux Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery in Normandy. The Service was attended by The Prince of Wales, British Prime Minister, The Rt Hon Theresa May MP, and French Defence Minister, Florence Parly. After the ceremony, Franco-British Young and […]
75th Anniversary of D-Day Commemorations in the UK / Commémorations du 75ème anniversaire du débarquement au Royaume-Uni

75th Anniversary of D-Day Commemorations in the UK / Commémorations du 75ème anniversaire du débarquement au Royaume-Uni

5th June 2019
Members of the Franco-British Council today attended the international commemorations of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings at Southsea Common in Portsmouth. The Service was attended by HM Queen Elizabeth II, French President, Emmanuel Macron, British Prime Minister, Theresa May, US President, Donald Trump, German Chancellor, Angela Merkel and other world leaders. Les membres […]
2019 Young Leaders announced / L’annonce de la cohorte des Young Leaders 2019

2019 Young Leaders announced / L’annonce de la cohorte des Young Leaders 2019

24th April 2019
The Franco-British Young Leaders for 2019 have been announced: / La cohorte 2019 des Young Leaders franco-britanniques a été annoncée :  • Ahmed Abdel-Hakam, Senior Associate, International Arbitration and Public International Law, Eversheds Sutherland• Emma Barnett, BBC journalist• Clemence Bernard, Research Associate, King’s College London• Andrew Bowie MP, Member of House of Commons• Charles Consigny, Lawyer […]
UK-France Mayors Summit / Sommet des maires France-Royaume-Uni

UK-France Mayors Summit / Sommet des maires France-Royaume-Uni

6th March 2019
Members of the Franco-British Council attended a Reception to mark the UK-France Mayors Summit at Lancaster House in London which was officially opened by The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, UK Foreign Secretary, and His Excellency Jean-Pierre Jouyet, French Ambassador to the United Kingdom. The UK-France Mayors Summit was agreed at the 2018 UK-France Summit […]
Normandy Memorial Trust launch / Lancement du Normandy Memorial Trust

Normandy Memorial Trust launch / Lancement du Normandy Memorial Trust

7th February 2019
Members of the Franco-British Council joined D-Day veterans today for the launch event for The Normandy Memorial Trust which was held at the National Army Museum in London. The Trust has launched an appeal for a memorial to British casualties from D-Day with the foundation stone due to be unveiled on the 75th anniversary in […]
Visit to Charles de Gaulle Aircraft Carrier / Visite du porte-avion Charles de Gaulle

Visit to Charles de Gaulle Aircraft Carrier / Visite du porte-avion Charles de Gaulle

4th February 2019
A group of Franco-British Young Leaders have visited the Charles de Gaulle Aircraft Carrier in the Mediterranean. The visit included a full tour of the Aircraft Carrier and lunch with the Admiral, Olivier Lebas.  There was also displays of take-off and landing by Rafale and Hawkeye aircraft. The Charles de Gaulle is the flagship of […]
Hervé Mariton becomes Chair of the Franco-British Council in France / Hervé Mariton devient Président du Conseil Franco-Britannique en France

Hervé Mariton becomes Chair of the Franco-British Council in France / Hervé Mariton devient Président du Conseil Franco-Britannique en France

25th January 2019
Today Hervé Mariton takes over as Chair of the Franco-British Council in France to work alongside Baroness Tessa Blackstone in the United Kingdom. We would like to thank outgoing Chair, Christian de Boissieu, for his service to Franco-British relations. Aujourd’hui, Hervé Mariton prend la présidence du Conseil Franco-Britannique en France pour travailler aux côtés de […]