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The Franco-British Transport Conference - meeting the challenges for tomorrow

14 October 2014

Is public transport better in Paris or London? Sir Peter Hendy and Etienne Guyot went head to head on this and other questions under the able chairmanship of renowned transport commentator Christian Wolmar. In partnership with the French Chamber of Commerce, this day long conference was a real success

Report available now.

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Regional Cooperation

9 February 2015


How can we better stimulate and structure decentralized cooperation in this era of austerity? The French Section will host a seminar on Regional Cooperation focusing on lessons from Franco-German regional twinning and the role of the private sector like Renault-Nissan in boosting bilateral partnerships. 



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2015 Website Competition : Celebrating France’s great cities!

  • The FBC loves Paris but this year we thought we would look beyond the fabulous capital and broaden our competition and take the train to other great cities across France. 

Open to Year 9 and Year 12 students in state schools throughout the UK our 2015 competition is all about hopping on Eurostar to explore  your  favourite French city. All you need to do is start dreaming, creating and designing a website showcasing your city! Details here.

The FBC would like to extend a very warm welcome to H.E Sylvie Bermann, the new French Ambassador to the UK. Here, the Ambassador talks about arriving in London to her new post

CEO of Eurostar, Nicolas Petrovic talks to the FBC about our competition supported by Eurostar every year

Booklet by the French Chamber of Commerce on successful Franco British business relations: Light at the end of the tunnel

Following our #TTIP seminar, get more information on the agreement in this excellent article by Ambassador Charles Ries

The Rt Hon David Lidington, Minister for Europe, talks about the FBC and his French counterpart,Thierry Repentindescribes the FBC as the cornerstone of Franco-British relations. 


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