« 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

In memoriam

[:en]Happy birthday Franck! [:fr]Joyeux anniversaire Franck![:]

[:en]March 11th, a new birthday, Franck would have been 59 years old, a new year, but not just any year: 2020! 2020, his first organisation, AEGEE, celebrates its 35th anniversary! 2020, following in the footsteps of IDE and Newropeans, the very first trans-European political parties and movements, a member from such a structure, Volt, sits …

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October 30th – In memory of Franck Biancheri30 octobre – En mémoire de Franck Biancheri

It is always with great emotion that we remember this sad anniversary of the death of Franck Biancheri on October 30th, 2012. Many of us try to find in his writings, in his analyzes and anticipations, which are regularly published on this website, an answer to the jolts of our world, a light on the …

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Franck Biancheri’s friends pay tribute to Nicole Fontaine, citizen for Europe, former president of the European ParliamentLes Amis de Franck Biancheri rendent hommage à Nicole Fontaine, citoyenne pour l’Europe, ancienne présidente du Parlement Européen

“A Union that is sick by its deficit of democracy” – For Nicole Fontaine, among the causes of the crisis in Europe: technocracy, ultraliberalism, the lack of leadership that led to the mismanagement of several crises (Greek, migration, etc.) but also and above all the errors in the explanation of the European construction: to speak …

Franck Biancheri’s friends pay tribute to Nicole Fontaine, citizen for Europe, former president of the European ParliamentLes Amis de Franck Biancheri rendent hommage à Nicole Fontaine, citoyenne pour l’Europe, ancienne présidente du Parlement Européen Read More »

[The pic] “Franck Biancheri: Intellectual independence is key to identifying risks” (Magazine l’Hebdo, 2010)[L’image] “Franck Biancheri: L’indépendance intellectuelle est clé si l’on veut identifer les risques” (Magazine l’Hebdo, 2010)

“Franck Biancheri: L’indépendance intellectuelle est clé si l’on veut identifer les risques” article published in the magazine L’HEBDO on 29 april 2010 “Franck Biancheri: L’indépendance intellectuelle est clé si l’on veut identifer les risques” article paru dans L’HEBDO du 29  avril 2010

A silent tear for Franck Biancheri (LEAP2020)Un moment de silence pour Franck Biancheri (LEAP2020)

Franck Biancheri was LEAP’s co-founder in 2005, Director of Research and Strategy until 2012 when he passed away, inventor of the method of political anticipation, and coordinator of the GEAB from 2006 to 2012. We dedicate this moment to him, on his birth anniversary. Dear Franck, We missed you for what would have been your 57th …

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On sale: Booklet “In memoriam Franck Biancheri 2017”En vente: Livret “In memoriam Franck Biancheri 2017”

From the beautiful and moving testimonies written by some 30 of his friends on this 5th anniversary of Franck Biancheri’s passing away, was born this illustrated paperback booklet. It tells about the depth of the trace his message and actions left in so many of us. Purchasing it supports the activities of the AAFB, whose …

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Marie-Hélène Caillol, “Rendre à Franck et aux générations Biancheri ce qui est à Franck et aux générations Biancheri”Marie-Hélène Caillol, “Rendre à Franck et aux générations Biancheri ce qui est à Franck et aux générations Biancheri”

Marie-Hélène Caillol, a été la compagne de Franck Biancheri pendant plus de 20 ans, elle est la mère de leur fille Carla, et fût sa plus proche collaboratrice, présidente de l’AAFB, de LEAP2020, et éditrice du GEAB [dropcap]5[/dropcap] ans déjà que Franck nous a quitté… Nous sommes si émus de lire tous ces témoignages qui …

Marie-Hélène Caillol, “Rendre à Franck et aux générations Biancheri ce qui est à Franck et aux générations Biancheri”Marie-Hélène Caillol, “Rendre à Franck et aux générations Biancheri ce qui est à Franck et aux générations Biancheri” Read More »