and Francophonie Day
In Brussels

6 & 7 March 2019

at the palais des académies of Brussels


The French Embassy in Belgium, the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) and the Alliance Française Bruxelles-Europe are organising a day in Brussels for Multilinguism and Francophonie on 6 and 7 March at the Palais des Académies.

This high-level meeting will the go through the main topics of the previous conferences held within the cycle « The World in Archipelagos » initiated by the Alliance Française and its partners and which they identified as major challenges for multilinguims and French language:

  1. What solutions to the language of law and international negotiation?
  2. How digital revolution can strenghthen multilinguism and Francophonie? 
  3. How media can fight against unilinguism?
  4. Culture, research, publishing: the battle for non-English publications.

The  Multilinguims and Francophonie Day in Brussels will aim to express concrete solutions (public policies, private initiatives, partnerships, ...) to strenghthen multilinguism and the use of French language.

Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, Rudi Vervoort, Stéphane Lopez, Françoise Tulkens, Gail Kent, Nathanael Ackerman, Jean Quatremer, Béatrice Delvaux, Richard Werly, Laurence Auer and many others will take part to the panel discussions.

Entrepreneurs will also introduce digital solutions applied to languages, language learning, translation and interpretation.

Read the programme

practical Information

Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 March 2019
At the Palais des Académies, rue Ducale 1, 1000 Brussels

Free Entrance

Entrance upon registration only. Thank you for confirming your attendance by clicking on the link below.

Contact: contact(at)

The project is supported by the Royal Academy of Belgium, the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie, Wallonie-Bruxelles International, the Embassy of Luxembourg in Belgium, the Embassy of Switzerland in Belgium, the Québec Government Office in Brussels, the Embassy of Tunisia in Brussels, the Egmont Institut and the French ministery for Europe and Foreign Affairs.