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Europe Minister welcomes new Young and Local Leaders / La Secrétaire d’État chargée des Affaires européennes accueille les nouveaux Young et Local Leaders

11th June 2019
The French Europe Minister Amélie de Montchalin welcomed the new cohort of Franco-British Young Leaders and Local Leaders at a breakfast at the French Ambassador’s Residence during her visit to London. La Secrétaire d’État chargée des Affaires européennes, Amélie de Montchalin, a accueilli la nouvelle cohorte des Young et Local Leaders franco-britanniques lors d’un petit-déjeuner

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Applications launched for Young Leaders Programme 2019 / Ouverture des candidatures pour le programme Young Leaders 2019

7th January 2019
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 10th February 2019 at 23.59 GMT. Les candidatures pour les programmes Young Leaders et Local Leaders franco-britanniques sont désormais ouvertes.

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1st January 2019
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