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The Papillon Source Project
The butterfly is the symbol of rebirth and
change. It is also the mascot of the Papillon
Source project, a network of green and
autonomous cities promoting scientific
partnership and return to the roots.
The idea of this project grew in the mind of
Paul Elvere DELSART in 2012 when he, aware
of our era’s multiple challenges, decided to
make a significant contribution by provoking
change and disturbing the status quo.
This is the birth story of the Papillon Source project. Its objective is to offer sustainable cities of
innovation, partnership and sharing between people.
Open to every world citizen, the Papillon Source sustainable cities will reunite today’s actors for
a better tomorrow on all five continents.
Each host country will therefore be the creator of its own destiny. France will set the tone, as it
will host the first centers of the program in its South-West region.
The centers and cities in France will be developed in priority in small collectivities. The goal here is
to encourage decentralized cooperation, wealth distribution and the strengthening of social
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