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Young Leaders – Day Four / Quatrième

24th June 2023
The fourth and final day of the Young and Local Leaders seminar concluded with a breakfast in Rouen and a reflection on the Young and Local Leaders Programmes. Le quatrième et dernier jour du séminaire des Young et Local Leaders s’est conclu par un petit-déjeuner à Rouen et une réflexion sur le programme Young et

Young Leaders – Day Three / Troisième jour

23rd June 2023
On the third day of the seminar, the Young and Local Leaders went to the Paris Air Show organised by Safran including a visit to our partner, Airbus. During the visit to the Paris Air Show, some of the Young Leaders and Local Leaders met with the Prime Minister, Élisabeth Borne. In the afternoon they

Young Leaders – Day Two / Deuxième jour

22nd June 2023
On the second day of the Franco-British Young and Local Leaders seminar, the group met with Franck Riester, the Minister responsible for Parliamentary relations, to discuss current political issues and Franco-British relations. After this the Young Leaders and Local Leaders met with Philippe Wahl, CEO of La Poste, to discuss leadership and his vision of

Young Leaders – Day One / Premier jour

21st June 2023
The Franco-British Council Young Leaders and Local Leaders Seminar took place in Paris from 21st to 24th June 2023. The first day of the Franco-British Young and Local Leaders 2023 seminar began with a welcome from the co-chairs of the Franco-British Council, Hervé Mariton and Lord Peter Ricketts, in the offices of our sponsor, Gide

2023 Local Leaders announced / L’annonce de la cohorte des Local Leaders 2023

12th June 2023
The Local Leaders programme is dedicated to supporting the social mobility for young people in both countries. It brings talented individuals aged 20-30 from disadvantaged backgrounds who have demonstrated exceptional entrepreneurial qualities for the benefit of their communities. The Franco-British Council selected four new Local Leaders in 2023, bringing the network to 45 Local Leaders

2023 Young Leaders announced / L’annonce de la cohorte des Young Leaders 2023

12th June 2023
The Franco-British Council / Conseil Franco-Britannique has announced 22 new Young Leaders for 2023 in the sixth year of its Young Leaders programme. This new cohort joins an alumni network of 134 Young Leaders who share the goal of working together across their sectors to shape the future of the Franco-British relationship. Members of the

France Alumni Day – 15 May 2023

15th May 2023
Some Franco-British Young Leaders, Local Leaders and Entente Cordiale alumni took part in the “France Alumni Day” hosted by the French Embassy in London on 15th May. Young Leaders, Local Leaders franco-britanniques et Entente Cordiale alumni ont participé à l’événement “France Alumni Day” organisé par l’Ambassade de France à Londres le 15 mai.

Young-Local Leaders visit to FIC in Lille / Young-Local Leaders en visite au FIC de Lille

6th April 2023
Our Young and Local Leaders took part in the International Forum for Cybersecurity (FIC) in Lille yesterday and had the privilege to meet with the Swedish Minister for Civil Security, Carl-Oskar Bohlin as well as with James Appathurai NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges. The Franco-British Council also held a roundtable on

Visit of the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier / Visite du porte-avions Charles de Gaulle

18th March 2023
Yesterday, a group of our Young Leaders had the privilege to visit the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier and frigate Forbin in Toulon. Hier, un groupe de Young Leaders a eu le privilège de visiter le porte-avions Charles de Gaulle et la frégate Forbin à Toulon.

UK-France Summit / Sommet franco-britannique

10th March 2023
Today some of our Young and Local Leaders today part in the UK-France Summit at the Élysée with Emmanuel Macron and Rishi Sunak discussing the future of Franco-British relations Our Young and Local Leaders also discussed transport and sustainability with transport ministers, Clement Beaune and Mark Harper. During the Summit, our Young and Local Leaders