Young Leaders – Day Two / Deuxième jour

16th June 2022
On the second day of the Franco-British Young and Local Leaders Programme, the group travelled to Portsmouth to visit HMS Queen Elizabeth, aircraft carrier, aboard which they were welcomed by Rear Admiral Steve Moorhouse and discussions bringing out the strength and depth of cooperation between Europe’s two naval powers ensued. The day ended with a

Young Leaders – Day One / Premier jour

15th June 2022
On the first day of the Franco-British Young and Local Leaders 2022 Programme, Young and Local Leaders were welcomed at the Wellcome Trust by Gerrit van Rossum, Chargé d’affaires at the French Embassy. The day continued with a visit to Parliament where the group met with The Rt Hon Stephan Crabb MP, Bim Afolami, Leo

Diner de bienvenue des Young et Local Leaders au Sénat / Young-Local Leaders welcome dinner at the Senate

30th May 2022
Le 30 mai, le Conseil franco-britannique a organisé un dîner de bienvenue au Sénat avec la nouvelle promotion de Young Leaders-Local Leaders basés en France. Ils ont été accueillis par notre Président en France Hervé Mariton, l’Ambassadrice britannique en France, Dame Menna Rawling, et Madame la Sénatrice représentant les français établis hors de France, également membre

Visit to Hinkley Point – 22-23 March

23rd March 2022
On 22-23 March, the Franco-British Council organised a two day visit to Hinkley Point site in Somerset. A huge Franco-British collaboration in nuclear energy being developed by EDF Energy. The delegation included Board members, Young and Local Leaders plus representatives from our partner organisations. As part of this visit, the Council also hosted an energy

2022 Local Leaders announced / L’annonce de la cohorte des Local Leaders 2022

14th March 2022
The Franco-British Council / Conseil Franco-Britannique has announced 6 new Local Leaders in the fifth year of its Local Leaders programme. The Local Leaders programme is an initiative dedicated to supporting the social mobility for young people in both countries. This programme brings talented individuals aged 20-30 from disadvantaged backgrounds who have demonstrated exceptional entrepreneurial

Visit to Lyon / Visite à Lyon

5th March 2022
Franco-British Young and Local Leaders visited Lyon for a three-day visit to find out more about the city. The visit included meetings with the Mayor of Lyon, Grégory Doucet, and the Vice President in charge of Security of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, Renaud Pfeffer, and Jean-Baptiste Richardier, co-founder of Handicap International, and visits to Renault Trucks

2022 Young Leaders announced / L’annonce de la cohorte des Young Leaders 2022

15th February 2022
The Franco-British Council / Conseil Franco-Britannique has announced 21 new Young Leaders for 2022 in the fifth year of its Young Leaders programme. This new cohort joins an alumni network of 113 Young Leaders who share the goal of working together across their sectors to shape the future of the Franco-British relationship. Members of the

Young Leaders and Local Leaders visit Mansion House / Les Young Leaders et Local Leaders visitent Mansion House

10th February 2022
On 10 February, the Franco-British Young Leaders and Local Leaders had the pleasure to visit the historic Mansion House and were pleased to meet the Lord Mayor of London who explained about his role. Le 10 fevrier, les Young Leaders et Local Leaders franco-britanniques eurent le plaisir de visiter le célèbre monument Mansion House et

Young Leaders – Day Four / Quatrième jour

21st September 2021
The fourth and final day of the programme began with a visit to the École militaire, where Admiral Bernard-Antoine Morio de l’Isle spoke to the Young and Local Leaders about current global geopolitics The young leaders then moved to one of Paris’s newest museums, the Bourse du Commerce. Following opening speeches by Marie-Claire Daveu, Head

Young Leaders – Day Three / Troisième jour

20th September 2021
On the third day of the programme, the Young and Local Leaders visited the Young Talents programme at Sports dans la Ville, which uses sport to support personal development for young people from priority neighbourhoods. This was followed by a fascinating meeting with Laurent Fabius, president of the Constitutional Council, held at the British Ambassador’s