We promote constructive
dialogue between France and the UK for enhanced future collaboration

The Franco-British Council is an independent organisation based in Paris and London. Our mission is to reflect the wide relationships between the two nations and promote constructive dialogue for enhanced future collaboration.

The Council was founded in 1972 on the joint initiative of President Georges Pompidou and Prime Minister Edward Heath, in a context of a developing Europe and of an increasingly globalised community. Since then, it has dedicated itself to the promotion of a better mutual understanding and the development of joint action through bringing together leading representatives of the worlds of culture, politics, defence, science, education and business.

  • Applications for the Franco-British Young Leaders Programme 2020 will open at the beginning of 2020.
  • The Franco-British



    A generation of the 21st century leaders, a network of excellence to build the future of the Franco-British relations.

    The Franco-British



    Building further relationships locally and supporting
    social mobility
    across both

    Our Partners

    A big thank you to all our generous partners who have been supporting the Franco-British Council’s mission.

    Corporate Donors

    Private Donors

    Jean-Luc Allavena and Jenny and Joseph Oughourlian

    Institutional Partners

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