« 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

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[:en]New European Perspectives Lounge1 – What will post-COVID-19 Europe look like? Live Stream Debate[:fr]Salons New European Perspectives1 – A quoi l’Europe post-Covid ressemblera-t-elle ? Débat en ligne[:]

[:en] Online Debate : What will post-COVID-19 Europe look like? LEAP2040 – 5 April 2020 Around 1000 people viewed the first “New European Perspectives” live streamed debate on “post-Covid Europe challenges” organised by Movimiento Roosevelt, LEAP and #CitizensRoute on Thursday, April 2nd. The discussion is available on : In Full or 0.33 : Maria Zei (MR-CR …

[:en]New European Perspectives Lounge1 – What will post-COVID-19 Europe look like? Live Stream Debate[:fr]Salons New European Perspectives1 – A quoi l’Europe post-Covid ressemblera-t-elle ? Débat en ligne[:] Read More »

[:en]New European Perspectives Lounge – Live Stream Debate: What will post-COVID-19 Europe look like? on Thursday, 2 April at 4.00 pm[:fr]Salons New European Perspectives – Débat en ligne : A quoi l’Europe post-Covid ressemblera-t-elle ? Jeudi 2 avril / 16h[:]

[:en]    Invitation – Live Stream Debat: on Thursday, 2 April 2020 at 4.00 pm Movimento Roosevelt is lauching its first debates on the post-Covid-19 Europe Follow here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_fx0KmryDw [divider] What will post-COVID-19 Europe look like? Take advantage of the offered by this dramatic crisis to provide a humane response to the challenges of our …

[:en]New European Perspectives Lounge – Live Stream Debate: What will post-COVID-19 Europe look like? on Thursday, 2 April at 4.00 pm[:fr]Salons New European Perspectives – Débat en ligne : A quoi l’Europe post-Covid ressemblera-t-elle ? Jeudi 2 avril / 16h[:] Read More »

[:en]Europe’s destiny is escaping the two “Greats” and it will come knocking on the door of the Europeans[:fr]Le destin de l’Europe est en train d’échapper aux deux “Grands” et il va venir frapper à la porte des Européens[:]

[:en]Defining and implementing this common European policy is a way of brightening up the Community’s surroundings and thus helping destiny to find its way. Otherwise it risks getting lost and entering the fake and pastoral setting of the “European common house”. Franck Biancheri, in “Sur qui vont tomber les briques du Mur de Berlin? Propositions …

[:en]Europe’s destiny is escaping the two “Greats” and it will come knocking on the door of the Europeans[:fr]Le destin de l’Europe est en train d’échapper aux deux “Grands” et il va venir frapper à la porte des Européens[:] Read More »

[:en]European International Policy: Its time for the EU to become internationally the most influential player[:fr]Politique internationale européenne: Il est temps que l’UE devienne l’acteur mondial le plus influent tout en renonçant à être le plus puissant[:]

[:en][divider] “Its time for the EU to be a power project” … writes the Irish Times today 08/10/2019, “The emerging world order will increasingly be shaped by might, rather than law“… This is so far away from the ideas Franck Biancheri and Newropeans were advocating years ago. It’s time, for the sake of Europe and …

[:en]European International Policy: Its time for the EU to become internationally the most influential player[:fr]Politique internationale européenne: Il est temps que l’UE devienne l’acteur mondial le plus influent tout en renonçant à être le plus puissant[:] Read More »

[:en]EU: full speed ahead towards a mess – Franck Biancheri, 2007[:fr]UE : en avant toute vers la pagaille – Franck Biancheri, 2007[:]

[:en]Back to school! So, the question that cannot be ignored: what will this European return to school look like? A short editorial by Franck Biancheri from 04/09/2007. Look for and find similarities and differences with what Franck described 12 years ago!   [dropcap]I[/dropcap]n brief: it will look like a fine mess, thanks to this mixture …

[:en]EU: full speed ahead towards a mess – Franck Biancheri, 2007[:fr]UE : en avant toute vers la pagaille – Franck Biancheri, 2007[:] Read More »

[:en]The European project is not a dream, but a hope. It is rooted in rationality, which is not the case with dreams. (Franck Biancheri)[:fr]Le projet européen n’est pas un rêve, mais un espoir. Il est ancré dans le rationnel, ce qui n’est pas le cas du rêve. (Franck Biancheri)[:]

[:en] We Europeans have seen our dreams end in nightmares too often not to be suspicious. On the other hand, we hope that we can overcome the difficulties of our common future, without deluding ourselves of the difficulty of the task. in “Du « rêve américain » à l’ « espoir européen »” Franck Biancheri, …

[:en]The European project is not a dream, but a hope. It is rooted in rationality, which is not the case with dreams. (Franck Biancheri)[:fr]Le projet européen n’est pas un rêve, mais un espoir. Il est ancré dans le rationnel, ce qui n’est pas le cas du rêve. (Franck Biancheri)[:] Read More »

Closing a century of European civil Wars by Getting the Balkans into the EU…

[:en] … on July 28th 2014! by Franck Biancheri (2009) “If there is one possible enlargement, which directly fits with the original rationale of the European integration process started after World War II whose aim was to prevent European wars to come back, it definitely is the enlargement to the Balkans.” [divider] Related to the …

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[:en]Little political comments from a Euro-Citizen (4): Democracy at stake, from Russia to the European constitution – Franck Biancheri (2004)[:fr]Petits commentaires politiques d’un euro-citoyen (4): La démocratie en jeu, de la Russie à la constitution européenne – Franck Biancheri (2004)[:]

[:en][divider] In March 2004 Putin was re-elected President of Russia for a second 4-years term. In September 2004 after the Beslan tragedy (1 st-3rd of September, school hostage massacre in Beslan, Russia, that ended with the death of at least 334 people, including 186 children) in the name of the fight against terrorism, Putin announced …

[:en]Little political comments from a Euro-Citizen (4): Democracy at stake, from Russia to the European constitution – Franck Biancheri (2004)[:fr]Petits commentaires politiques d’un euro-citoyen (4): La démocratie en jeu, de la Russie à la constitution européenne – Franck Biancheri (2004)[:] Read More »

[:en]”Let us dare the future as the founding fathers of Europe did”[:fr]”Osons l’avenir comme le firent les pères fondateurs de l’Europe”[:]

[:en] Jean Monnet, the inspirator and leading architect of the project, had to fight to overcome resistances, conformism, habits, and impose the foundations of the Community architecture and method. Franck Biancheri in “Switching from EU to Euroland. Daring the future as the founding fathers of Europe did” (19/10/2001, LEAP2020) [:fr] … Jean Monnet, inspirateur et …

[:en]”Let us dare the future as the founding fathers of Europe did”[:fr]”Osons l’avenir comme le firent les pères fondateurs de l’Europe”[:] Read More »

[:en]Catherine Bernicchia: “Europe2014-2018” a teaching project of memory to Veterans born with the complicity of Franck Biancheri[:fr]Catherine Bernicchia: “Europe2014-2018” un projet pédagogique de mémoire aux Anciens combattants né avec la complicité de Franck Biancheri[:]

[:en]For more than seven years, Catherine Bernicchia, initiator and coordinator, has been running the project europe20142018. It took flight in these times of Anniversary of the Centenary of the Great War, a time of memory for its soldiers and a time of reflection on the peace, this peace which for us, Europeans, is the evidence …

[:en]Catherine Bernicchia: “Europe2014-2018” a teaching project of memory to Veterans born with the complicity of Franck Biancheri[:fr]Catherine Bernicchia: “Europe2014-2018” un projet pédagogique de mémoire aux Anciens combattants né avec la complicité de Franck Biancheri[:] Read More »