Past Event

Franco-British Digital Conference

12 November - London

French and British Secretaries of State for the Digital Economy Axelle Lemaire and Ed Vaizey led a discussion on digital transformation challenges. See list of speakers here and programme here.

Organised with the French Chamber of Great Britain and the French Embassy

Report by Alan Rutter available soon

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Training and support for disaffected NEETs

25 January - Paris

Exploring challenges and identifying examples of best practice for 16-25 yr olds who are out of work and not in education. Young people are encouraged to apply to participate in the conference - find out more: Competition Application. 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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COP 21: Pick up the torch in London on Sunday 29th Nov!

The biggest of the Global Climate Marches was to be held in Paris. Following the tragic attacks of November 13th, it has now been cancelled. This march was to be the flagship of the mobilisation, the largest in number and the most symbolic too. Following the cancellation, all eyes have turned to the march in London.

London must pick up the torch this Sunday 29th November!  

Practical information


FBC French member Smaïn Laacher responds to Paris attacks in Huffington Post

FBC British member Nabila Ramdani on Paris attacks:
- Relaxed, liberal Paris needs to become more like London here 
- French unity masks the fear of it now being a nation at war here 

La Défense de l'Europe sans les Britanniques - YES or NO?  Article by Claire Chick.

Register for Tues 8 Dec 2015 conference 20 years under the Channel


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