L’Histoire du Club

Admitted on October 16, 2001 and sponsored by Rotary Paris, Rotary Paris Agora received its charter from Governor Gérard Morel on Saturday, March 16, 2002.

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Rotary Paris Agora is a club created as part of a pilot program aimed at introducing a modern, simplified Rotary club formula, while embodying Rotary's ideal of service and operating according to its main principles.

It attracts young professionals, as it is better adapted to their life and work rhythms.

rotary paris agora charte gerard morel

Timeline of our Presidents

  • 2001-2003 Cyril Noirtin
    Fouding President
  • 2003-2004 Olivier Six
  • 2004-2005 Karine Unterner
  • 2005-2006 Valérie Blot
  • 2006-2007 Gilles Krief
  • 2007-2008 Régis Brun
  • 2008-2009 Iman El Gohary
  • 2009-2010 Yves Gicquel
  • 2010-2011 Olivier Six
  • 2011-2012 Laurent Segal
  • 2012-2013 Jérôme Péré
  • 2013-2014 David Cabin
  • 2014-2015 Vanessa Lurquin
  • 2015-2016 Alain Mortreux
  • 2016-2017 Yann Skorochod
  • 2017-2018 Sophie Cladé
  • 2018-2019 Olivier B.
  • 2019-2020 Hadrien Pouch
  • 2020-2021 Anne Corp
  • 2021-2022 Tanguy Chassé
  • 2022-2023 Pierre-Marie Achart
  • 2023-2024 Franco Declercq

Caption:

  • Active club members
  • Membres d’honneur

Rotary Presidential Citation

The Rotary Citation is an award destinée aux clubs pour récompenser les efforts qu’ils ont déployés tout au long de l’année.

Pour y prétendre, un club doit remplir un certain nombre d’objectifs, tels que :

  • développement de l’effectif du club
  • member involvement, cohesion and commitment
  • participation in actions
  • participation in training courses
  • fundraising activities for the Foundation
  • élaboration et suivi d’un plan stratégique de club
  • communication active sur l’activité et l’actualité du club

Our club has earned citations every year without interruption since 2019-2020 despite a difficult year for many Rotarians around the world.

We have demonstrated our commitment to achieving our goals, including membership development, which will enable us to strengthen our club and shape our future.

On Wednesday, June 24, 2020, we were all gathered for a very special occasion: the charter presentation of the Rotary Paris Grenelle, a club we sponsored.

Rotary Paris Grenelle is a club located in the 15th arrondissement. Its President and Founder, Sergueï Bavykine, is a former member of the Rotary Paris Agora, who sponsored the new club.

On this occasion, the new club receives its charter from the Governor, while the president of the sponsoring club presents the traditional bell.

In this photo, Olivier Borgniet (President 2018-2019) and Anne Corp (President 2020-2021) are seated at the table. Alfred Nobel's office, and are about to sign documents relating to the creation of our sponsored club, the Rotary Paris Grenelle.

Rotary Paris Agora turns 20!

To celebrate this anniversary, we organized a friendly and festive evening at the Cercle Suédois, our long-standing meeting place.

Guests wandered through the salons of the Cercle Suédois, stopping off at the desk of Alfred Nobel, once a member of the Cercle founded in 1891, and discover this peaceful setting in the center of Paris, brimming with stories and History.

Complete photo album of the evening : https://tellementcliche.fr/album/2022-03-10-agora-20ans/

Diplômes d’Honneur du District 1660

Several members of our club received the Diplôme d’Honneur du District 1660 from the hands of Jean-Philippe Baur, 2022-2023 District Governor, in gratitude for their commitment and involvement in District 1660 in multiple commissions for several years now.

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    Pierre-Marie Achart

    Ingénieur en systèmes d’information – Agence Web, SI, photo, vidéo

    Immediate Past-President, Webmaster, Photographer
    Paul Harris Fellow - 4 sapphires

    - Past-President 2022-2023
    - District 1660 Webmaster, Responsable Image Publique 2021-2023
    - Region 14 : Adjoint Responsable Image Publique

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    Anne Corp

    Director - Health and University Training

    Vice-President and Public Image Chair

    • Past-President 2020-2021

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    Franco Declercq

    Engineer | Services du Premier ministre | Administrator IESF IDF

    President
    Paul Harris Fellow - 1 sapphire

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    Édouard Le Roux

    Engineer - Reserve Colonel

    Membre d’honneur
    Paul Harris Fellow - 1 sapphire

    • Membre du Rotary Neuilly-sur-Seine-Sablons

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    Hadrien Pouch

    Associé – Mazars

    Membership chair
    Paul Harris Fellow - 2 sapphires

    - Past-President 2019-2020
    - District 1660 - Membership Committee

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    Michel Zaffran

    Directeur de l’Initiative Mondiale pour l’Eradication de la Polio (IMEP) de 2017 à 2021

    Membre d’Honneur
    Paul Harris Fellow - 1 ruby

    • Membre du Rotary Gex-Divonne (District 1710)
    - Rotary Region 14 - En Finir Avec La Polio 2021-2023 Coordinator
    - Initiator of the Cercle PolioPlus
    • Fondation Rotary – Commission « Comte à rebours pour l’Histoire » – VP Europe Sud
    - Rotary Foundation Award for a Polio-Free World - 2023

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Photo de groupe des récipiendaires du Diplôme d’Honneur du District 1660
à l’occasion de la soirée de la jeunesse, sous le chapiteau des Folies Gruss

Prix Servir d’Abord

Cyril Noirtin, Founding President of our club, received the Service Above Self Award from John Hewko, Secretary General and CEO of Rotary International in 2023.

Le Prix Servir d’Abord est the highest distinction awarded by Rotary International which rewards Rotarians who best embody the Rotary motto.

Une récompense amplement méritée pour le parcours et l’investissement au sein de l’institution depuis plus de 30 ans lors desquels Cyril Noirtin a fait preuve d’un dévouement sans faille.

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