Past Event

Fifth Annual Defence Conference 2015

11/12 March 2015, London  

Experts and decision makers from the military, government, industry and academia gathered to discuss the past, present, and future of the bilateral defence relationship. Many thanks to our sponsors the MoD, BAE Systems, Dassault, and to SE Sylvie Bermann for hosting the conference, and to all who helped make this "an excellent event of great value" (ACM Sir Andrew Pulford). The conference report will be published in the summer.


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Climate Change Conference

4 June 2015, Paris

Ahead of the COP21 in December this year, the FBC will hold a seminar in Paris to explore ways in which Britain and France can work together to influence the summit in Paris. We will be discussing questions such as shale gas, renewable energies, and how the two countries can help lead energy transition and the creation of a European carbon market.


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Google, Rough Guides and Eurostar sponsor our schools' website competition

We are delighted to announce that the digital giant, Google and travel experts, Rough Guides have joined Eurostar to become the major sponsors for our 2015  website competition giving students the chance to have their entry judged by an IT expert and win a weekend in France ! 

Open to Year 9 and Year 12 students in state schools throughout the UK (Year S2 and Year S5 in Scotland)  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 remembers honorary member Professor Roger Morgan who has recently died. He was a passionate European, highly regarded academic and broadcaster.

Our Vice Chair, Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP gave the Palliser Lecture this year. He delivered a powerful speech on the UK's position within Europe.

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

We are also looking for a Social Media Management intern to join us once a week. Click this link for further information on how to apply

The Rt Hon David Lidington, Minister for Europe, talks about the FBC and France's former Minister for European Affairs ,Thierry Repentindescribes the FBC as the cornerstone of Franco-British relations. 


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