Article for Le Figaro / un article pour Le Figaro

13th January 2021
The President of the Franco-British Council in France, Hervé Mariton, wrote an article (in French) for Le Figaro: “So that France and the United Kingdom become closer neighbors” https://www.lefigaro.fr/vox/monde/herve-mariton-pour-que-la-france-et-le-royaume-uni-deviennent-des-voisins-intimes-20210113 Le Président du Conseil franco-britannique en France, Hervé Mariton a écrit un article pour Le Figaro : «Pour que la France et le Royaume-Uni deviennent des

Online conversation between Lord Edward Llewellyn and Clément Beaune / Conversation virtuelle entre Lord Edward Llewellyn et Clément Beaune

6th January 2021
Tonight, Young Leaders were invited to take part in a virtual conversation between Lord Edward Llewellyn, UK Ambassador to France, and Clément Beaune, Secretary of State for European Affairs and Young Leader from 2017. Ce soir, les Young Leaders ont été invités a participer a une conversation virtuelle entre Lord Edward Llewellyn, Ambassadeur du Royaume-Uni

Defence Conference / Conférence Défense

26th November 2020
Today the Franco-British Council hosted a high-level online conference on the theme “Ten years on from the Lancaster House Treaty – the future of Franco-British defence” with keynote speeches by our two nations’ defence ministers, Mme Florence Parly and The Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP Since the Lancaster House Treaties in 2010, the Franco-British Council

The impact of / l’impact de la COVID-19

22nd October 2020
On 21st October 2020, the Franco-British Council held an online seminar on the impact of COVID-19 in France and the United Kingdom. See the video below and read the report here. Le 21 octobre 2020, le Conseil franco-britannique a organisé un séminaire en ligne sur l’impact de la COVID-19 en France et au Royaume-Uni. Voir

2020 Local Leaders announced / L’annonce de la cohorte des Local Leaders 2020

8th July 2020
The Franco-British Council / Conseil Franco-Britannique has announced 5 new Local Leaders in the fourth 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

80ème anniversaire de l’Appel du 18 juin / 80th anniversary of the “appel”

19th June 2020
Franco-British Young Leader Major Johanna Maljette read the text of the ‘Appel’ of General de Gaulle at the ceremony organised to commemorate the 80th anniversary in London, in the presence of The Prince of Wales and President Macron. Franco-britannique Young Leader Major Johanna Maljette a lu le texte de l’Appel du Général de Gaulle lors

2020 Young Leaders announced / L’annonce de la cohorte des Young Leaders 2020

3rd June 2020
The Franco-British Council / Conseil Franco-Britannique has announced 21 new Young Leaders in the fourth year of its Young Leaders programme. This new cohort joins an alumni network of 92 Young Leaders who share the goal of working together across their sectors to shape the future of the Franco-British relationship. Members of the selection jury

Lord Ricketts becomes Chair of the Franco-British Council in the UK / Lord Ricketts devient Président du Conseil Franco-Britannique au Royaume Uni

1st March 2020
Today Lord Peter Ricketts takes over as Chair of the Franco-British Council in the United Kingdom to work alongside Hervé Mariton in France. Peter Ricketts is a former British Ambassador to France and is a member of the House of Lords. We would like to thank outgoing Chair, Baroness Tessa Blackstone, for seven years of

Conference on Climate Change and Energy / Conférence sur l’énergie et le changement climatique

27th February 2020
The Franco-British Council organised a Conference on Climate Change and Energy at the Economic, Social and Environmental Council in Paris on 27th February 2020. You can read the report about the Conference here. Le Conseil franco-britannique a organisé une conférence sur l’énergie et le changement climatique au Conseil économique, social et environnemental le 27 février

Applications launched for Young Leaders Programme 2020 / Ouverture des candidatures pour le programme Young Leaders 2020

13th January 2020
The application processes for the Franco-British Young Leaders Programme and the Franco-British Local Leaders Programme have opened today. You can find information for the Young Leaders Programme here and the Local Leaders Programme here. Applications close on Sunday 23rd February 2020 at 23.59 GMT. Les candidatures pour les programmes Young Leaders et Local Leaders franco-britanniques