Training and Support for disaffected NEETs
25 January - Paris
Exploring challenges and identifying examples of best practice for 16-25 year olds who are out of work and not in education (NEETs). How can we create a better system of engaging young people in activities like volunteering, or practical training to counteract people being exploited ideologically?
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Franco-British Conference: Disrupt or be Disrupted
21 November, London
This conference, in partnership with the French Chamber of Commerce, will bring together Franco-British experts from the political, business, and academic world to look at these emerging "digital disruptors" that are changing the face of industry. The main focus of the debate will be on how easy access to the internet and smartphones have enabled digital start-ups to redefine business models and which industries are being affected.
6th Annual Defence Conference
17 November, Paris
The FBC Annual Defence Conference provides a discussion for the bilateral defence relationship, with key speakers from the military, government, industry and academia. The focus this year will largely be on joint counter-terrorism initatives, cyber security and intelligence sharing. Read more.More Events
FBC's response to Brexit vote
Whilst FBC does not take a political line, we are disappointed with the result of the referendum because it is bound to make relations between the UK and the rest of Europe more difficult. This underlines, however, the importance of the mission of the FBC; we are determined to do everything we can to maintain and strengthen cross-Channel links.
Baroness Tessa Blackstone, Chair
Tom Schuller, Director
Lancaster House bilateral defence treaty 2010-2060 holds firm See Le Monde article