Jean Monnet Foundation for Europe
|(French) Fondation Jean Monnet pour l'Europe|
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The Jean Monnet Foundation for Europe is an organisation which supports initiatives dedicated to the construction of European unity. The foundation is inspired by the thinking, methods and actions of Jean Monnet.
The origins of the foundation date from a meeting between Jean Monnet and Henri Rieben in 1955 and it is located at the "Farm of Dorigny", in the heart of the campus of the University of Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Gold Medals of the Foundation
The Gold Medal of the Jean Monnet Foundation for Europe (Médaille d'or de la Fondation Jean Monnet pour l'Europe) was awarded to:
- 1996: Juan Carlos, King of Spain
- 2000: Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, President of Italy
- 2002: Ferenc Mádl, President of the Republic of Hungary
- 2007: Helmut Kohl, former Chancellor of Germany
- 2008: Jean-Claude Juncker, former Prime Ministers of Luxembourg
Notes and references
- Jean Monnet (1888-1979)
- Overview and statutes of the Jean Monnet Foundation for Europe (oage visited on 28 January 2015).
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