« 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

The Franck Biancheri Award 2016 has just been delivered to AEGEE Cluj-Napoca !Remise officielle du Franck Biancheri Award 2016 à AEGEE Cluj-Napoca !

Thursday February 25, Geta Grama Moldovan, an active member of the AAFB (Association des Amis de Franck Biancheri) personally met the members of AEGEE Cluj-Napoca to officially give them the Franck Biancheri Award 2016.

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During this reunion, the enthusiastic and energetic team of AEGEE Cluj-Napoca unveiled the first elements of their event planned for May 2016: discussions around social, economic and political Europe issued, a tribute to Franck Biancheri’s work for the democratization of Europe, but also their 25th anniversary as a local, lead to a future event rich in content and debates!

The event planning (venue research, finalization of topics and keynote speakers lists) will be soon followed by a more detailed programme. The AAFB will be happy to keep you posted on this!

Le jeudi 25 février, Geta Grama Moldovan, membre actif de l’Association des Amis de Franck Biancheri, a rencontré en personne les membres du bureau d’AEGEE Cluj-Napoca pour leur décerner officiellement le Franck Biancheri Award 2016.

Diplôme AEGEE-Cluj-page-001

Au cours de cet échange, l’enthousiaste et énergique équipe d’AEGEE Cluj-Napoca a dévoilé les premiers éléments du programme de leur évènement planifié en mai : discussions autour des thèmes de l’Europe sociale, économique et politique, hommage rendu au travail de Franck Biancheri pour la démocratisation de l’Europe mais aussi commémoration de leur 25ème anniversair e… ont laissé entrevoir un évènement riche en contenu et débats!

Si l’heure est à la planification (recherche de lieux, peaufinage des thèmes et invitation des intervenants clés), un programme plus détaillé devrait voir le jour d’ici quelques jours. L’Association des Amis de Franck Biancheri se fera un plaisir de partager cette information avec vous !