« Antidemocratic and xenophobic forces of Europe have always been attracted by the European unity dream, the mystic of the imperial Rome»
(FB - 1998)
" Being a citizen is a voluntary act "
(FB - 2009)
"Thinking about the future only makes sense if it is aimed at improving one’s thinking about the present and about the trends at work"
(FB - 1998)
"The European project is not a dream, but a hope. It is rooted in rationality, which is not the case with dreams. We Europeans have seen our dreams end in nightmares too often not to be suspicious."
(FB - 2005)
"The strength of a network is judged at the information level of the weakest link, or more precisely the link furthest from the centre of the network."
(FB - 2004)
"Europe's destiny is escaping the two "Greats" and it will come knocking on the door of the Europeans."
(FB - 1989)
"The history of Europe is a bit like a multifaceted diamond. Everyone sees the same diamond... but no one sees exactly the same facets."
(FB - E-storia project, 2004)
"Let us dare the future as the founding fathers of Europe did"
(FB - "From EU to Euroland", 2001)
"The European citizenship can not be decreed. The European citizen can only be born..."
(FB - 1992)
"Every state is a minority in the EU. In any case, let’s not forget that if all our states went into building the EU it is because they all felt too small to face alone both their future and the rest of the world."
(FB - 2003)
"From a single (EU) Currency to a single (EU) Citizenship. The euro is only an instrument."
(FB - 1997)
"An empire is always providing platforms where conflicts and wars prolife­rate... an empire needs enemies, whilst a Community requires partners."
(FB - 1992)
"Europe’s history has taught us that dreams and nightmares are the two faces of the same coin"
(FB - “Europe is Peace” 2006)
"Everybody wants to have a successful enlargement whereas it is a successful enlarged EU which is important."
(FB - 2002)
"It is clear that the existing national political parties can not serve two masters: national and European."
(FB - IDE, 1989)
"It takes teamwork to make Europe move forward."
(FB - 2005)
"There is nothing like one European. The European is a team of Europeans... the only way we can imagine a European, it is a team of people from different countries, not a single man or woman."
(FB - Enschede (NL) 2012)
"On the horizon with a heaven of freedom and a land of responsibility, this is perhaps the soul of Europe."
(FB - 1992)
"The future challenge for the European project is not about Europe anymore, it is about the Europeans."
(FB - 2005)
"The more Brussels speaks English, the less Brussels understands the Europeans"
(FB - 2004)
"Occupy the Future of Europe!"
("What do YOU want as a future for AEGEE?" Franck Biancheri at the 2012 Agora in Enschede)
"To combine new technologies and democratic principles to succeed in the entry of European integration in the 21st century or e-democracy at the service of Euro-democracy"
(FB - EUSV, 2001)
"In the years 00 of the 21st century, democratization can only take place in the perspective of the democratic election of a European executive that remains to be invented."
(FB - EUSV, 2001)
"We must build the European Community, otherwise Europe will soon be culturally Americanised, politically Finlandised and technologically Japanised"
EGEE I, 1984

AAFB: General Assembly on Saturday afternoonAAFB: Assemblée générale le samedi après-midi

As part of the big event” organized the weekend of 7 and 8 March 2015, AAFB will meet on Saturday afternoon for the 3rd General Assembly (Agora) :

3rd General Assembly of the AAFB

Saturday, March 7, 14h00 – 16h30

Hostel Yves Robert

20 Esplanade Nathalie Sarraute (in front 43 rue Pajol)

PARIS 75018


  1. Reports (1/2 h)

  1. Moral report of the president (Marie-Hélène Caillol)

  2. Report of the treasurer and membership system (Pierre-Marie Pagès and Christel Hahn)

  3. Report of the coordinator (Léa Charlet)

  1. Activities and Franck Biancheri network (1h)

  1. Franck Biancheri year / AEGEE collaboration (Léa Charlet)

  2. Transversal tools for the network (Léa Charlet)

  3. FBDoc (Geta Grama-Moldovan and/or Daniella Geta Grama-Moldovan)

         – status

         – archiving of Newropeans and Europe2020 material

  1. Overview of the rest of the Franck Biancheri Networks activity (Marie-Hélène Caillol)

  1. Strategy debate (1 h)

Strategic orientations for both Association des Amis de Franck Biancheri and Franck Biancheri Networks in the next 12 months

AAFB – Agenda 3rd general assembly Paris

Registration:  coordination@franck-biancheri.eu

Afterwards there will be a meeting of the Club Newropeans

Transeuropean Summit of the Club Newropeans

Saturday 7. March, 16h30 – 18h30

More information: contact@newropeans.eu

And the « big event »

Europe in Crisis – the Erasmus Generations: Towards a Democratic Alliance

Sunday 8. March, 9h30 – 15h30

Salons de l’Aveyron, 17 rue de l’Aubrac, Paris 12ème

9 Europes à construire – Séance plénière

Dans le cadre du “grand événement” organisé le week-end du 7 et 8 mars 2015,  l’AAFB se réunira le samedi après-midi pour sa 3ème Assemblée Générale (Agora) :

3ème Assemblée générale de l’AAFB

Samedi 7 Mars, 14h00 – 16h30

Hostel Yves Robert

20 Esplanade Nathalie Sarraute (in front 43 rue Pajol)

PARIS 75018


  1. Rapports (1/2 h)

  1. Rapport moral de la présidente (Marie-Hélène Caillol)

  2. Rapport du trésorier et explication du système de cotisation (Pierre-Marie Pagès and Christel Hahn)

  3. Rapport de la coordinatrice (Léa Charlet)

  1. Activités de l’Association et du réseau Franck Biancheri (1h)

  1. Collaboration Franck Biancheri year / AEGEE (Léa Charlet)

  2. Outils transversaux du réseau (Léa Charlet)

  3. FBDoc (Geta Grama-Moldovan et/ou Daniella Geta Grama-Moldovan)


archivage des contenus Newropeans et Europe2020

  1. Panorama des activités du réseau Franck Biancheri (Marie-Hélène Caillol)

  1. Débat stratégique (1 h)

Orientations stratégiques pour l’Association des amis de Franck Biancheri et les réseaux Franck Biancheri dans les 12 prochain mois

AAFB – Agenda 3rd general assembly Paris FR

Inscription:  coordination@franck-biancheri.eu

Aura également lieu à sa suite une rencontre du Club Newropeans:

Sommet Transeuropéen du Club Newropeans

Samedi 7 Mars, 16h30 – 18h30

Plus d’information: contact@newropeans.eu

Le « big event »

Europe en Crise – Générations Erasmus : Vers une Alliance Démocratique

Dimanche 8 Mars, 9h30 – 15h30

Salons de l’Aveyron, 17 rue de l’Aubrac, Paris 12ème

9 Europes à construire – Séance plénière