Past Event

Fourth Annual Defence Conference

03 April 2014

The British Ambassador in Paris hosted this highly succesful Defence conference. Both British and French Defence ministers spoke at the event. Report on the debates to come soon

Programme 2014.



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Promoting Urban Cycling in France and the UK

cycles3 July 2014

The Franco-British Council will convene an invitation-only seminar of speakers from both sides of the channel to discuss the growing role of cycling in the transport mix in British and French cities.


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FBC Quoted on Bilateral Summit

On 31st January, David Cameron welcomed Francois Hollande to Brize Norton airfield for the bilateral summit.

FBC's Claire Chick was quoted by AFP as saying that the current political difficulties would not obstruct the two countries cohesive stance on Defence. 

FBC is delighted that Axelle Lemaire, Députée des Français établis en Europe du Nord and member of the French section of the FBC has been nominated as "secrétaire d'Etat chargée du Numérique"

The Rt Hon David Lidington, Minister for Europe, talks about the FBC

Thierry Repentin, Ministre chargé des Affaires européennes, describes the FBC as the 'pierre angulaire' or cornerstone of Franco-British relations. 

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