Past Event

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? 

The conference report will be available soon. 

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Britain and France – perspectives on Israel and Palestine

The conference will bring together French and British Parliamentarians to discuss the question of a two-state solution for Israel and Palestine, and what is to be expected from both parties. It will be based on the reflection of what tools – political, diplomatic, legal, military and economic – can be used to advance the two state solution, from national and international perspectives. 

The new date of this event is to be advised shortly.



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Changes at the FBC

After 21 years with the FBC Ann Kenrick is leaving at the end of March 2016. She has greatly enjoyed working with all of you to develop and deepen the bilateral relationship and  considers that the FBC has performed a richly productive function in bringing the two countries closer together in a whole range of different ways. Tom Schuller will be taking on the role of Interim Director and conducting an in-depth restructuring project over the next few months to reposition the FBC. 

Former FBC Chair Joyce Quin & Teresa Tinsley on improving MFL take-up in English schools, Westminster Education Forum - 21 April.  Details here.

King's College London seminar UK in a Changing Europe, exploring UK's EU membership as seen from abroad - 26 April. Get tickets here.

Franco-British exchange programme for schools & colleges £5,000 funding - apply by 17 May

Read TimesTelegraph and other tributes to André Bénard KBE, Eurotunnel co-chair during the construction years who, alongside Sir Alastair Morton, made the Channel Tunnel happen.

Read Christian Lequesne's obituary of Maurice Fraser in Le Monde

Read former Vice Chair, Dr Anne Corbett's tribute to Maurice Fraser








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