« 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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Proud of our LEAP partner’s upcoming event, the Euro-BRICS Young Leaders’ Summit (Helsinki, June 8-9, 2015)Fiers du prochain événement de notre partenaire LEAP, le Euro-BRICS Young Leaders’ Summit (Helsinki, 8-9 juin 2015)

The young and less young organisers and partners involved in the organisation of the Euro-BRICS Young Leaders’ Summit in Helsinki next June 8-9, are very proud to present the first impressive outcome of their work: this booklet of the event, where it is now easy to get a good understanding of their unique initiative. Don’t …

Proud of our LEAP partner’s upcoming event, the Euro-BRICS Young Leaders’ Summit (Helsinki, June 8-9, 2015)Fiers du prochain événement de notre partenaire LEAP, le Euro-BRICS Young Leaders’ Summit (Helsinki, 8-9 juin 2015) Read More »

Programme of the 5th Meeting of Franck Biancheri’s Friends (Paris, March 7-8, 2015)Programme des 5èmes Rencontres des Amis de Franck Biancheri (Paris, les 7-8 mars 2015)

Saturday, March 7 Venue: Hostel Yves Robert This first day will be organised around reflexion workshops for students and 2 others meetings: 3rd AAFB General Assembly and a meeting of the Newropeans’ Club. Those workshops for the students on the theme “Seven Europes to build”will be organised by AEGEE-Paris. 9.00 – AEGEE plenary 10.00 – …

Programme of the 5th Meeting of Franck Biancheri’s Friends (Paris, March 7-8, 2015)Programme des 5èmes Rencontres des Amis de Franck Biancheri (Paris, les 7-8 mars 2015) Read More »