« 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

LEAP2020

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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Interview of Marie-Hélène Caillol: Political Anticipation of Global Systemic Crisis (by Hrvoje Moric for Guadalajara Geopolitics Institute)Interview de Marie-Hélène Caillol: Anticipation politique de la crise systémique globale (pour Guadalajara Geopolitics Institute)

Guadalajara Geopolitics Institute: “We are speaking with Marie-Hélène Caillol, the co-founder and president of LEAP the European laboratory of political anticipation which publishes the fantastic newsletter GEAB, Global Europe Anticipation Bulletin. Now, LEAP is a rarety in the world of think-tanks because you are independent and as neutral on objectives as one can be, I …

Interview of Marie-Hélène Caillol: Political Anticipation of Global Systemic Crisis (by Hrvoje Moric for Guadalajara Geopolitics Institute)Interview de Marie-Hélène Caillol: Anticipation politique de la crise systémique globale (pour Guadalajara Geopolitics Institute) Read More »

FB Doc last publication: “The first ever truly global crisis” – an interview with Franck Biancheri (2008)FB Doc dernière parution: “La toute première vraie crise globale” – une interview de Franck Biancheri (2008)

«It’s the end of a geopolitical era, not of capitalism» Franck Biancheri, 16/12/2008 This crisis is definitely the terminal moment of the Bretton Woods system, 1944 version at the end of the World War II and 1971-76 version after the Nixon shock. Also it’s the bridge for a change in the great power system. In this …

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Press Release: EU civil society at work on #CitizensRoute73Communiqué de presse: La société civile européenne au travail sur la #CitizensRoute73

PRESS RELEASE EU civil society at work on #CitizensRoute73 «Horizon 2019 European Election: 73 seats in the European Parliament for European representatives» [divider]The Franck Biancheri Network (FNB), the Change Agent Network (iCAN) and their partners* are proud to announce the launching of an EU democratisation citizen process: #CitizensRoute73[divider] Why #CitizensRoute73? We advocate that in the …

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