Award of the Gold Medal of the Foundation

Thursday, May 4th 2017, 17:30h

Campus of the University of Lausanne

 Amphimax building – Erna Hamburger auditorium

During the ceremony, Pat Cox, Ppesident of the Foundation, former president of the European Parliament and of the International European Movement, will award with the Golden Medal Mario Draghi, major European personality who, leading his institution with pragmatism and vision, has pursued the preservation and development of the fruition of the European construction during a particularly difficult period.

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Release of two new issues of the Debates and Documents Collection

This March 2017, marking the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome, the Foundation is pleased to present you its newest issues of the Debates and Documents Collection. Published for the first time in 2014, this publications are born with the aim to -each time- contribute to a historical and prospective reflection of its readers.

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216 Red Books

Le 9 février 2014, les citoyens suisses ont dit ‘non’ à plus de mobilité en demandant une réduction des flux d’immigration en provenance de l’Europe. Le même jour pourtant, ces mêmes citoyens ont dit ‘oui’ à plus de mobilité, en plébiscitant un fond pour le développement du rail. Comment expliquer cette tension ?

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Course of the Foundation

The course of the Foundation at the UNIL, which is given by the director Gilles Grin, starts again on 20 February 2017.

The Jacques Delors’ archives may be consultated at the Foundation

© Commission des Communautés européennes, Bruxelles
© Commission of the European Communities, Brussels

The Jacques Delors Institute opened in January 2016 the archives of the former president of the European Commission.

The Jean Monnet Foundation for Europe is a partner organisation. The Jacques Delors’ archives are consultable, among others, at the Foundation.


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Pourquoi l’euro ? – Une perspective historique qui reste actuelle

Publication by Gilles Grin, director of the Foundation, available on the internet page of the Swiss Association for Foreign Policy (SGA-ASPE), January 2017.