« 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

Franck Biancheri Year

[:en]Event: Capitalizing youth empowerment! Action seminar 15th-22nd September 2019, Mollina, Spain[:fr]Evènement: Capitalizing youth empowerment! Action seminar 15th-22nd September 2019, Mollina, Spain (anglais)[:]

[:en]Four « Europe2040 » sessions on Youth Participation and Democracy by AEGEE & AAFB/LEAP – Special Franck Biancheri Award [dropcap]Y[/dropcap]outh is the group most concerned about the future and it is the group that has the highest potential for innovation. This seminar builds up on the years of focus on youth participation and democratization in …

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[:en]Save the date! July 1st to July 7th, 2019, Angers (France) – The one-week FBA event “Being Franck Biancheri in 2019… looking at 2040″[:fr]Save the date! Du 1er au 7 juillet, 2019, à Angers (France) – La semaine du FBA: “Dans la peau de Franck Biancheri en 2019… imaginant l’horizon 2040″”[:]

[:en]From July 1st to July 7th -2019, the local antenna AEGEE-Angers will organise in the frame of the Franck Biancheri Award a one-week event under the topic: “Being Franck Biancheri in 2019… looking at 2040. What 20-year-ahead project would Franck Biancheri lay down today?”. This event will take place in Angers, France. In the continuation …

[:en]Save the date! July 1st to July 7th, 2019, Angers (France) – The one-week FBA event “Being Franck Biancheri in 2019… looking at 2040″[:fr]Save the date! Du 1er au 7 juillet, 2019, à Angers (France) – La semaine du FBA: “Dans la peau de Franck Biancheri en 2019… imaginant l’horizon 2040″”[:] Read More »

[:en]Meeting with the winner of the Franck Biancheri Award 2019, AEGEE-Angers[:fr]Une rencontre avec AEGEE-Angers, gagnant du Prix Franck Biancheri 2019[:]

[:en]On Dec. 17th, Marie-Hélène Caillol, president of the AAFB, was happy for the opportuity to award Laura Blake, president of AEGEE-Angers, Bastien Martel, VP, and Quentin Meux, leaders of the winning project “Being Franck Biancheri in 2019… looking at 2040” with the Franck Biancher Award 2019. A meeting, with the participation of Jordi Lafon (GEAB by …

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Franck Biancheri Award 2019: and the winner is… AEGEE-Angers!Prix Franck Biancheri 2019: et le gagnant est… AEGEE-Angers!

The winning antenna of the AAFB’s prestigious Franck Biancheri Award* in 2019 is … AEGEE-Angers !!!! – – – In May 2019, after 10 years of crisis, Brexit implementation and a risky European election, a new EU will be born. A new Europe will require from European citizens to redefine their common interests and goals, …

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FB Award 2019 open call for AEGEE antennae: “Being Franck Biancheri in 2019… looking at 2040. What 20-year-ahead project would Franck Biancheri lay down today?”Prix FB 2019, appel à candidatures pour les antennes AEGEE: “Dans la peau de Franck Biancheri en 2019… imaginant l’horizon 2040. Quelle vision à 20 ans Franck Biancheri aurait-il aujourd’hui?” (anglais)

Connecting AEGEE-Europe to its history! Invent a programme inspired by AEGEE-Europe’s founder DEADLINE NOVEMBER 18th, 2018 This year’s topic: Being Franck Biancheri in 2019… looking at 2040 What 20-year-ahead project would Franck Biancheri lay down today? [dropcap]I[/dropcap]n May 2019, after 10 years of crisis, Brexit implementation and a risky European election, a new EU will …

FB Award 2019 open call for AEGEE antennae: “Being Franck Biancheri in 2019… looking at 2040. What 20-year-ahead project would Franck Biancheri lay down today?”Prix FB 2019, appel à candidatures pour les antennes AEGEE: “Dans la peau de Franck Biancheri en 2019… imaginant l’horizon 2040. Quelle vision à 20 ans Franck Biancheri aurait-il aujourd’hui?” (anglais) Read More »

Franck Biancheri Award 2018 Aegee-Salerno: “Representation Needs Participation: European Elections” – Results booklet

The conference “Representation Needs Participation: European Elections” took place from the 13th to 15th of April 2018 in Salerno. It took part as an activity related to the Franck Biancheri Award granted to AEGEE-Salerno and was co-organised with the Civic Education Working Group. The topic was dedicated to the idea of transnational lists and the …

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Franck Biancheri Award: Opening speech in Salerno (It) by Prof. Virgilio D’Antonio

Personalities like Biancheri today are lacking, they lack a lot, in Europe but not only in Europe.   He was a visionary and an innovator: in the sign of our Sofia Corradi (« mamma Erasmus »), he saw, among the very first, in the students, in European students the matrices of the future European people.   …

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A feedback on the activities of the Friends of Franck Biancheri for a month: Salerno, Brussels, Krakow, Milan, Bergamo, ParisUn petit retour en images sur les activités des Amis de Franck Biancheri depuis un mois: Salerno, Bruxelles, Cracovie, Milan, Bergamo, Paris

In one month the association of the Friends of Franck Biancheri was welcomed on various events in Europe. A tour in pictures: ■ From 13 to 15 April: FB Award 2018 in Salerno on the subject “Representation NEEDS participation” The Franck Biancheri Award was won this year by the AEGEE-Salerno antena. Marie-Hélène Caillol, president of …

A feedback on the activities of the Friends of Franck Biancheri for a month: Salerno, Brussels, Krakow, Milan, Bergamo, ParisUn petit retour en images sur les activités des Amis de Franck Biancheri depuis un mois: Salerno, Bruxelles, Cracovie, Milan, Bergamo, Paris Read More »

A library for Franck Biancheri. A survey initiated by Aegee-BergamoUne bibliothèque pour Franck Biancheri. Une enquête réalisée par Aegee-Bergamo

SURVEY: We owe Franck Biancheri a lot. Thanks to its will in taking a center role, as a European citizen just like us, into the development of the Erasmus Project and Aegee-Europe. With the question asked in this form, Aegee-Bergamo invites anyone who wants to say something on the topic and, also, pay tribute to …

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Franck Biancheri Award 2018: and the winner is… Aegee-Salerno !

After,   AEGEE-Delft in 2014, AEGEE-Paris in 2015, AEGEE Cluj-Napoca in 2016, AEGEE-Budapest in 2017…   the winning antenna of the AAFB’s prestigious Franck Biancheri Award* in 2018 is …   AEGEE-Salerno !!!!   For this 2018 edition, the open call for applications launched to all AEGEE antennae resulted in a variety of highly interesting …

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